The average property tax rate in Texas is 1.81 percent of the property value, as of 2014. The exact tax rate of a property depends on the county in which the property is located.
Texas has one of the highest average tax rates of any state in the country. Each county within the state has a different way of collecting and assessing property taxes. Tax-Rates.org provides property tax information that can help a person determine the approximate tax rate they would have to pay for a home in a specific county. One needs to know the state, county and approximate value of the property in order to estimate the tax rate of a property.