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Cities Where Home Values Are Rising the Fastest

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5. Round Rock, Texas
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +41.7% (+$129,273)
> Median home value; June 2021: $439,069
> 1-yr. population change: +3.6% (+4,277)
> Population: 124,434
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +2.5% (+$2,039)
> Median household income: $82,676

These are all the counties in Texas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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4. Caldwell, Idaho
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +42.6% (+$109,366)
> Median home value; June 2021: $366,380
> 1-yr. population change: +3.2% (+1,682)
> Population: 54,887
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +3.3% (+$1,587)
> Median household income: $49,046

These are all the counties in Idaho where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

3. Leander, Texas
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +42.7% (+$133,469)
> Median home value; June 2021: $446,367
> 1-yr. population change: +15.7% (+7,297)
> Population: 53,716
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +10.2% (+$9,446)
> Median household income: $101,872

These are all the counties in Texas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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2. Nampa, Idaho
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +42.8% (+$114,752)
> Median home value; June 2021: $382,977
> 1-yr. population change: +2.5% (+2,289)
> Population: 93,952
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +9.3% (+$4,155)
> Median household income: $48,846

These are all the counties in Idaho where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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1. Rochester, New York
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +47.5% (+$114,369)
> Median home value; June 2021: $355,292
> 1-yr. population change: –0.4% (-930)
> Population: 206,848
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +6.6% (+$2,191)
> Median household income: $35,590

These are all the counties in New York where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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