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San Juan Islands Real Estate: San Juan and Friday Harbor, Orcas and Eastsound, Lopez Island, Shaw Island and the Outer San Juan Islands

San Juan County Property Tax Info

Looking north with Mt. Constitution on the right and Eastsound Village in the distance. Photo: NW Sky Ferry.

San Juan County has the highest per capita tax rate in Washington state, the rate is $2386 per person. This number is misleading for the following reasons. The San Juan Islands have a number of extremely expensive properties in approximately 35% of the homes in San Juan County are unoccupied because they are summer homes for second homes.

The property taxes in San Juan County are the lowest in Washington state. The tax rates vary depending on which island the home is on. The rate for San Juan Island is approximately 6.46. So if your home is worth $600,000 you divide that by 1000 and then multiply it by 6.46.

$600,000 ?? 1000 x 6.46 = $3876

Shaw Island 3.9686
Waldron Island 4.47204
Orcas Island 5.76614
Lopez Island 6.63756
Friday Harbor 6.1675
San Juan Island 6.46776

For more details please visit the San Juan County Assessor's Office website.


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