Strongsville's Tax Rate for 2013: Up a Bit

Here are the numbers that make up your property tax bill this year


Strongsville's tax rate will rise by about 2 mills this year, according to data provided by The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com.

Homeowners will pay $2,218 for every $100,000 in home value this year, up from $2,153 last year, according to the database.

Overall millage stands at 72.43 this year, compared to 70.30 in 2012.

The modest increase comes despite voter approval of an $81 million bond issue to build a new middle school and renovate existing schools. 

The tax adds about $100 a year per $100,000 to a property owner's tax bill, but because other millage expired, the increase amounts to only about $25 a year.

The Strongsville schools get the largest share, with 41.18 mills costing $1,281 per $100,000 valuation.

The county gets the next-highest amount, or $405. The city collects 7.48 mills, which translates to $229 per $100,000.

For a more detailed look at Strongsville's tax situation, click here to see the Cleveland.com database.

Bev January 22, 2013 at 05:40 PM
Its funny how long it took them to figure out if it passed or not...I didn't vote for it! So tired of their tax increases. Stop building developments!!!!
tom m January 22, 2013 at 06:37 PM
Bev ??? stop posting you make no sense ?? stop building developments ??? yes why have new taxpayers move into strongsville...... and it took so long to figure out if IT passed was because of all the voting choices we now have early voting mail in voting day of voting provo ballots out of county lorain voters??? close votes need to be recounted ...did you not read the patch or those bagged paper things on your lawn called newspapers
lyn January 22, 2013 at 06:51 PM
At least the home values decreased to offset the increase, so people won't see much difference.
lyn January 22, 2013 at 07:18 PM
Actually, I believe most people saw about a 1% decrease in their RE tax bill even though the rate went up 3% because most saw their property decrease by 4%. There of course will be exceptions.


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