Property taxes in Travis County, Texas, have risen sharply in recent years. The surge is obvious in residents’ annual tax bills.

Key Points

  • Travis County homeowners’ property tax bills have skyrocketed in recent years, growing from $5,471 in 2015 to $8,430 in 2020.
  • From 2015 to 2020, the area’s property taxes rose 54%, while Austin’s population increased just 11%.
  • Struggling taxpayers need area governments to take aggressive action to ease the burden.