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Most entities in Wilson County see slight increase in values


Most entities in Wilson County see slight increase in values


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August 15, 2012
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For most of Wilson County’s 26 taxing entities, property values have seen a slight increase over the previous year, according to the values certified by the Wilson County Appraisal District July 25.

The total market value for Wilson County saw an increase of slightly less than 4.22 percent. In 2011, all of the property within the county had a certified market value of more than $3.6 billion. This year, that number has increased to more than $3.75 billion.

Home values for Wilson County also have increased. The average taxable value of a residence in the county now sits at $142,818, which is 1.29 percent higher than last year’s $140,995.

Among the county’s four incorporated cities, Stockdale -- where the average taxable value of a residence is now $87,638 -- saw its total market value jump 36.16 percent, from almost $44.6 million in 2011 to approximately $60.7 million.

The city with the greatest change in average taxable value is Poth. In 2011, homes in that city had an average taxable value of $100,845. This year, the value rose 2.88 percent to $103,749.

It was a mixed bag for the area’s school districts, with the average taxable value of a residence in the Wilson County portion of the Falls City Independent School District (ISD) decreasing 1.56 percent. Last year, homes there had an average taxable value of $129,879. This year, the average taxable value is $127,850.

But also in the county’s portion of the Falls City ISD, the certified market value rose 4.74 percent, from nearly $31.6 million to more than $33 million.

Tax bills for some of the county’s property owners will take on a slightly different look. Brian Stahl, who is serving as the appraisal district’s interim chief appraiser, said that taxes no longer are being collected to fund the Kothmann Road and Blackjack Road districts. Funds that were collected were used to repay bonds used to build those roads. Stahl said both bonds were paid off during the 2011 tax year.
 

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