An Analysis of Effective Property Tax Rates in the City of Omaha

Ralph H. Todd, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Concern over the nature and extent of local property tax rate variation is not uncommon. Yet published empirical evidence is practically nonexistent. This is especially so when intrajurisdictional comparisons are made. This study was undertaken to shed light on this issue as it relates to census tracts and housing markets in the City of Omaha.