Tax Assessor

The Town of York's 2017/2018 taxable valuation is $4,268,495,853. This includes taxable real estate valuation of $4,2342,150,500 and taxable business personal property valuation of $34,345,353. The total assessed valuation of exempt property is currently $210,113,300. York's certified assessment ratio for 2017/2018 is 100%. York's 2017 State Valuation (2015 actual) of $4,039,100,000, which is the State's estimated 100% valuation, ranks York second in the State of Maine behind the City of Portland. York's land area is 56 square miles and is made up of 9,081 land parcels. York has 10,950 real estate accounts, 605 personal property accounts, and 279 exempt accounts.

York’s current tax rate is $10.95 per thousand dollars of valuation. Annually, the Assessor's Office reviews valuations and makes adjustments to the valuations to include any additions and deletions. Part of the assessment process includes conducting an annual "sales ratio study", which compares the actual selling prices of properties to assessments. The most recent study, conducted for the state valuation purposes, indicated the assessed values to be, on average, at 97% of fair market value. The average selling price for improved single family residential properties that have sold during the twelve months prior to April 1, 2017 is $506,280. The average assessed value of those same properties is $481,225. . The average assessed value of unimproved lots that have sold during the twelve months prior to April 1, 2017 is $210,821, with an average selling price of $214,579.

The Assessor's Office has an open door policy and welcomes all taxpayers with questions or concerns about their assessments to call or stop by the office. We are also happy to answer questions via e-mail: assessor@yorkmaine.org.