Property Tax

The Village of Lemont has one of the lowest property tax rates among nearby Cook County communities. The Village's property tax rate only accounts for one portion of the overall tax bill for a property. Below is a table showing a sample 2014 property tax rate for Cook County property in Lemont.

Taxing District
2014 Tax Rate
(per $100 of Equalized Assessed Valuation)
Cook County 0.568
Forest Preserve District of Cook County 0.069
Consolidated Elections ---
Lemont Township 0.330
General Assistance 0.005
Roads & Bridges 0.133
Village of Lemont 0.570
School District #113A 2.509
High School District #210 2.259
Community College District #525 0.309
Lemont Park District 0.557
Lemont Library District 0.222
Lemont Fire Protection District 0.899
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District 0.430
South Cook Co. Mosquito Abatement District 0.017
Total 8.877
source: Cook County Clerk's Office

Although the majority of parcels in Lemont are in Cook County, there are properties within the Village limits that are located in Will and DuPage counties. Please feel free to call our office for more information on those properties.

Sales Tax

Lemont - Cook County

General merchandise - 9%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 2.25%

Lemont - DuPage County

General merchandise - 7%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 1.75%

Lemont - Will County

General merchandise - 7%
Qualifying food & drug purchases - 1.75%

Telecommunications Tax

The telecommunications tax for all areas of Lemont is 13%.