The Olmsted County Assessor's office determines the value of 71,000 parcels in the county.
The Assessor’s Office also determines the classification, or use, of each parcel. For instance, property may be:
Each classification is taxed at a different percentage of market value.
Appraisers employed by the Olmsted County Assessor’s Office are professionals, with stringent training and experience requirements set by the Minnesota State Board of Assessors, who governs and administers licensure of appraisers.Olmsted County insists on additional training in the areas of management, organization and customer service.