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Assessment Property Classes
Residential Historical Assessment
Tax Rates: All Government Units
Glossary of Assessor Terms
City Assessor's Office City Hall - Rm. 106 730 Washington Ave. Racine, WI 53403 Main Phone: 262-636-9119
The residential class of property includes all property where the predominant use is for living purposes. It also includes vacant land where the most likely use would be residential development. Apartment buildings of four or more units, hotels, motels, and resorts are classified as commercial property. The residential class represents 72% of the total assessed value of the city.
The commercial class consists of properties where the predominant use is the selling of merchandise or a service. Apartment buildings of four or more units and office buildings are included in this class. This class also includes vacant land where the most likely use would be for commercial purposes. Commercial property represents 21% of the total assessed value of the city.
Manufacturing property consists of all property used for manufacturing, assembling, processing, fabricating, making or milling tangible personal property for profit. It also includes establishments engaged in assembling component parts of manufactured products. All manufacturing property is assessed by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. Manufacturing real property represents 4% of the total assessed value of the city.
Locally assessed personal property basically includes all personal property used by business. It does not include inventories. Locally assessed (non-manufacturing) personal property represents about 2% of the total assessed value of the city.
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue assesses manufacturing personal property. It represents about 1% of the total assessed value of the city.
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