Special Report

Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home

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35. Niagara Falls, New York
> Median home value: $77,400
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $946 — 34th lowest of 1,774 cities
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 50.7% — 78th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 55.7% — 653rd lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Median household income: $36,346 — 65th lowest of 1,774 cities

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34. Eastpointe, Michigan
> Median home value: $77,200
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,052 — 104th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 63.8% — 575th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 64.1% — 711th highest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Median household income: $49,849 — 450th lowest of 1,774 cities

33. York, Pennsylvania
> Median home value: $75,900
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,113 — 167th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 62.2% — 470th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 38.0% — 98th lowest of 1,774 cities
> Median household income: $33,906 — 38th lowest of 1,774 cities

32. Galesburg, Illinois
> Median home value: $75,900
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $883 — 14th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 49.3% — 68th lowest of 1,774 cities
> Homeownership rate: 57.8% — 758th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Median household income: $36,547 — 67th lowest of 1,774 cities

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31. Pine Bluff, Arkansas
> Median home value: $75,500
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $928 — 30th lowest of 1,774 cities
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 51.5% — 91st lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 52.8% — 510th lowest of 1,774 cities (tied)
> Median household income: $34,723 — 47th lowest of 1,774 cities

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