Housing

This City Has the Most Expensive Houses in America

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During the first two pandemic years, housing prices soared in many cities nationwide. Though interest rates began to rise in early 2022, somewhat cooling the U.S. housing market, housing prices in many markets remain high and often unaffordable, especially with high mortgage rates. So which cities have the most expensive houses?

To answer that, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed real estate listing website Realtor.com’s monthly inventory metro data. While Realtor.com has over 920 markets, we only considered cities with a population of 25,000 or more. Here we listed the 50 cities where homes had the highest median  listing prices in February 2024. Median listing price in February 2023 and median listing price per square foot also came from Realtor.com. From the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey five-year estimates for 2022, we added median household income, the percentage of households earning more than $200,000 a year, and population.

Because of our population threshold, the cities on the list do not include several small towns, such as Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. The small city of less than 2,500 residents is located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, known for its tourism and wealthy seasonal visitors. In contrast, the year-round residents are far less wealthy, though the median listing price there was over $2.7 million in February. This is the case in several cities, some on the list, that are seasonal vacation spots for wealthier visitors. (Also see: This Is the Hottest Housing Market in America.)

Among the cities on the list, the median listing price ranges from nearly $585,000 to over $1.7 million — well above the national median listing price of $415,500 in February. While the cities span the country, 13 are in California, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. Five cities in Washington state also made the list, as well as four in Montana, and three each in Hawaii, Colorado, Idaho, and Florida. Clearly, the West region is more represented. However, Boston and New York City are also on the list.

Despite how expensive housing is in the cities on the list, 13 have median household income lower than the comparable national median of $75,149. Also, in 21 markets, less than 11.4% of households earn $200,000 annually, the national average.

50. Helena, Montana

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $584,950 (+1.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $579,450 — #48 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $291 — #59 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $64,798 — #247 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 7.7% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 32,529

49. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, Washington

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $588,598 (+6.1% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $555,000 — #57 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $289 — #62 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $93,675 — #22 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 13.6% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 275,411

48. Boise City, Idaho

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $589,900 (+6.8% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $552,495 — #59 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $285 — #65 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $78,138 — #89 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 9.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 771,602

47. Corvallis, Oregon

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $591,728 (+4.7% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $565,001 — #52 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $298 — #56 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $72,882 — #133 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 10.2% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 95,615

46. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $595,000 (+6.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $559,900 — #55 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $339 — #40 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $81,041 — #72 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 11.0% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 4,610,050

45. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $599,000 (+2.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $584,681 — #46 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $318 — #46 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $119,803 — #3 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 25.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 6,346,083

44. Torrington, Connecticut

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $599,975 (+0.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $598,500 — #44 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $265 — #83 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $66,616 — #226 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 5.2% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 35,510

43. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $600,000 (-1.2% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $607,050 — #37 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $321 — #45 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $90,451 — #33 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 14.1% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 2,505,312

42. Moscow, Idaho

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $601,500 (+20.4% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $499,750 — #75 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $271 — #77 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $53,679 — #405 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 4.1% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 25,616

41. Portland-South Portland, Maine

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $604,900 (+2.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $590,000 — #45 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $363 — #32 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $84,095 — #53 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 11.0% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 552,916

40. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $609,625 (-3.6% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $632,475 — #34 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $310 — #48 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $96,920 — #16 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 16.5% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 2,959,386

39. Fort Collins, Colorado

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $618,985 (+6.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $583,906 — #47 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $279 — #69 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $87,199 — #44 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 13.0% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 359,363

38. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $633,034 (+4.4% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $606,442 — #38 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $348 — #37 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $89,227 — #40 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 14.9% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 2,394,673

37. Hilo, Hawaii

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $633,250 (+5.7% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $599,250 — #40 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $492 — #20 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $75,589 — #107 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 9.3% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 47,627

36. Wenatchee, Washington

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $641,100 (-5.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $674,998 — #29 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $335 — #41 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $75,185 — #112 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 9.3% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 122,265

35. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $642,350 (+1.6% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $632,200 — #35 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $468 — #22 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $74,279 — #116 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 9.6% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 288,639

34. Prescott Valley-Prescott, Arizona

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $647,100 (+2.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $632,483 — #33 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $324 — #44 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $62,430 — #286 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 6.1% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 237,830

33. Reno, Nevada

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $652,000 (+3.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $630,000 — #36 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $326 — #43 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $81,576 — #67 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 10.9% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 490,769

32. Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $669,963 (+10.9% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $604,325 — #39 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $359 — #33 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $82,029 — #63 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 9.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 129,480

31. Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $672,469 (-6.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $715,219 — #27 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $341 — #39 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $71,949 — #145 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 6.5% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 173,396

30. Bend, Oregon

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $691,270 (+4.8% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $659,425 — #30 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $377 — #29 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $82,042 — #62 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 12.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 199,352

29. St. George, Utah

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $696,073 (+5.6% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $659,000 — #31 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $303 — #50 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $71,976 — #144 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 8.1% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 183,297

28. Bellingham, Washington

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $697,475 (+16.4% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $599,000 — #41 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $371 — #30 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $77,581 — #92 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 8.8% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 226,523

27. Missoula, Montana

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $711,238 (-5.1% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $749,250 — #24 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $364 — #31 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $66,840 — #217 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 7.8% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 118,541

26. Flagstaff, Arizona

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $741,200 (+0.4% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $738,250 — #26 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $397 — #26 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $67,266 — #211 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 8.2% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 144,705

25. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $749,500 (+10.2% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $679,950 — #28 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $549 — #16 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $93,610 — #23 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 19.8% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 19,908,595

24. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $765,000 (+2.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $749,950 — #23 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $439 — #24 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $107,206 — #6 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 21.2% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 4,001,701

23. Urban Honolulu, Hawaii

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $789,750 (+1.1% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $781,250 — #22 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $673 — #9 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $99,816 — #11 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 17.3% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 1,010,100

22. Santa Fe, New Mexico

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $799,450 (+8.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $739,975 — #25 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $381 — #28 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $70,522 — #162 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 10.0% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 154,481

21. Naples-Marco Island, Florida

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $849,950 (-3.4% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $879,500 — #17 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $500 — #19 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $82,011 — #64 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 15.7% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 380,221

20. Kalispell, Montana

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $850,000 (+8.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $786,950 — #21 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $418 — #25 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $57,123 — #362 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 4.6% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 25,473

19. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $854,450 (+6.9% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $799,000 — #20 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $474 — #21 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $107,117 — #7 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 22.7% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 4,912,449

18. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $869,450 (-9.8% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $963,450 — #11 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $357 — #34 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $107,351 — #5 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 26.1% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 958,371

17. Ocean City, New Jersey

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $899,900 (+1.2% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $889,500 — #16 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $625 — #12 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $83,870 — #54 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 12.9% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 95,456

16. Boulder, Colorado

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $914,441 (+4.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $875,000 — #18 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $440 — #23 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $99,770 — #12 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 20.5% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 328,658

15. Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $915,725 (+4.7% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $874,975 — #19 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $546 — #17 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $90,447 — #34 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 15.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 229,436

14. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $970,000 (+2.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $951,225 — #12 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $537 — #18 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $99,266 — #13 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 17.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 488,436

13. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $989,444 (-1.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,002,500 — #9 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $700 — #8 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $129,315 — #2 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 31.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 4,692,242

12. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $996,500 (+6.9% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $931,999 — #15 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $637 — #11 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $96,974 — #15 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 17.7% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 3,289,701

11. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,029,250 (+8.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $949,000 — #13 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $600 — #13 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $90,158 — #37 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 14.3% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 281,712

10. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,074,850 (-18.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,316,250 — #6 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $735 — #5 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $104,409 — #9 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 22.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 268,571

9. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,095,750 (+17.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $932,500 — #14 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $564 — #15 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $102,141 — #10 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 18.9% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 842,009

8. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,137,000 (+16.8% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $973,500 — #10 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $672 — #10 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $89,105 — #42 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 16.7% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 13,111,917

7. Bozeman, Montana

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,197,000 (-2.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,227,250 — #8 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $596 — #14 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $74,113 — #119 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 10.9% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 53,500

6. Salinas, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,229,892 (-0.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,233,500 — #7 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $709 — #6 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $91,043 — #31 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 14.8% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 437,609

5. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,366,944 (-2.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,399,500 — #3 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $838 — #4 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $151,713 — #1 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 37.4% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 1,981,584

4. Key West, Florida

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,384,085 (-6.0% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,472,500 — #1 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $948 — #2 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $80,828 — #74 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 13.5% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 26,078

3. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,412,500 (+1.3% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,395,000 — #4 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $1,279 — #1 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $95,379 — #18 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 15.8% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 164,765

2. Napa, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,449,500 (+2.9% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,409,250 — #2 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $706 — #7 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $105,809 — #8 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 20.6% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 137,384

1. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California

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  • Median listing price, Feb 2024: $1,779,750 (+32.5% from Feb 2023)
  • Median listing price, Feb 2023: $1,343,750 — #5 highest of 464 markets
  • Median listing price per sq ft, Feb 2024: $919 — #3 highest of 464 markets
  • Median households income, 2022: $92,332 — #28 highest of 464 markets
  • Pct households making over $200,000: 18.0% (compared to 11.4% nationwide)
  • Population, 2022: 445,213

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