Local Fees and Taxes

City tax rates

Property taxes and municipal fees are significant expenses for multifamily owners. Cities and school districts annually enact new tax rates and fees. These new rates and fees are effective October 1. Below is a quick summary of Fiscal Year 2021 taxes and fees for the largest cities in Tarrant County.

Fort Worth
Population: 932,000
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.7475
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $10
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $2.69
​Grapevine
Population: 57,800
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.2829
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $0
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $5.41
Arlington
Population: 402,000
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.6225
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $13.80
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $3.38
Bedford

Population: 49,500
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.5719
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $15
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $4.24

North Richland Hills

Population: 71,900
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.5757
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $12
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $2.53

Burleson

Population: 50,000
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.7111
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: none
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $5.32

Mansfield
Population: 76,250
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.6900
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: none
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $4.11
Haltom City

Population: 44,350
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.6657
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $14
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $7.80

Euless

Population: 58,000
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.4625
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $10 (capped at $1,200)
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $4.21

Hurst

Population: 38,950
Tax Rate (per $100 valuation): $0.6100
Annual Per Unit Inspection Fee: $18
Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet): $7.18