Special Report

This County Has the Most Expensive Homes in America

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5. Maui County, Hawaii
> Pct. of annual wages needed to afford median monthly housing costs: 65.9%
> Annualized weekly wages: $49,517
> Median home price, Q1 2021: $685,000
> Location: Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI metro area

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4. Monterey County, California
> Pct. of annual wages needed to afford median monthly housing costs: 68.1%
> Annualized weekly wages: $51,571
> Median home price, Q1 2021: $715,000
> Location: Salinas, CA metro area

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3. Santa Cruz County, California
> Pct. of annual wages needed to afford median monthly housing costs: 69.9%
> Annualized weekly wages: $60,073
> Median home price, Q1 2021: $855,000
> Location: Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA metro area

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2. Marin County, California
> Pct. of annual wages needed to afford median monthly housing costs: 75.5%
> Annualized weekly wages: $81,198
> Median home price, Q1 2021: $1,175,000
> Location: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA metro area

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1. Kings County, New York
> Pct. of annual wages needed to afford median monthly housing costs: 75.7%
> Annualized weekly wages: $53,092
> Median home price, Q1 2021: $847,000
> Location: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA metro area