COUNTY OF MARQUETTE
HOW EACH PROPERTY TAX DOLLAR IS DISTRIBUTED
Figures given for school districts, city/township tax above are an average tax rate for the 10 school
districts and the 22 city/township units that levy taxes within the County.
Within the County, the average market value of a home is approximately $85,000. Such a home would
pay a total property tax of $1,863.17 for 2010. The distribution of these dollars would be as follows:
Intermediate School District
State of Michigan Education Tax
Thus, of the total property tax payment of $1,863.17, the above homeowner contributes $318.59 to the
County to pay for County-provided services such as countywide transit, police protection, central
dispatch, public records, and jail services. This works out to $.8728 per day.