Special Report

States With the Most Mortgage Debt

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40. Missouri
> Avg. mortgage debt: $137,723
> Median home value: $156,700 (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,578 (15th lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 67.0% (20th highest)
> Homeowners with a mortgage: 61.9% (25th lowest)

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39. Kansas
> Avg. mortgage debt: $137,869
> Median home value: $150,600 (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,422 (21st lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 65.9% (23rd lowest)
> Homeowners with a mortgage: 59.0% (17th lowest)

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38. Alabama
> Avg. mortgage debt: $140,963
> Median home value: $141,300 (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $48,123 (6th lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 68.0% (17th highest)
> Homeowners with a mortgage: 56.4% (9th lowest)

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37. Wisconsin
> Avg. mortgage debt: $142,993
> Median home value: $178,900 (22nd lowest)
> Median household income: $59,305 (22nd highest)
> Homeownership rate: 66.6% (22nd highest – tied)
> Homeowners with a mortgage: 64.1% (22nd highest)

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36. Maine
> Avg. mortgage debt: $148,682
> Median home value: $191,200 (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,277 (20th lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 73.2% (the highest)
> Homeowners with a mortgage: 61.5% (22nd lowest)

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