Special Report

Cities Where Home Values Are Rising the Fastest

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15. Detroit, Michigan
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +31.2% (+$12,596)
> Median home value; June 2021: $52,905
> 1-yr. population change: –0.3% (-2,314)
> Population: 674,841
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +4.8% (+$1,413)
> Median household income: $30,894

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

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14. Waterbury, Connecticut
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +32.1% (+$43,350)
> Median home value; June 2021: $178,519
> 1-yr. population change: –0.4% (-396)
> Population: 108,276
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +1.9% (+$784)
> Median household income: $42,401

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

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13. Youngstown, Ohio
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +33.9% (+$9,934)
> Median home value; June 2021: $39,229
> 1-yr. population change: +0.1% (+49)
> Population: 64,783
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +6.9% (+$1,871)
> Median household income: $28,822

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

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12. Austin, Texas
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +35.7% (+$147,967)
> Median home value; June 2021: $562,723
> 1-yr. population change: +1.6% (+15,052)
> Population: 950,807
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +6.1% (+$4,114)
> Median household income: $71,576

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

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11. Georgetown, Texas
> 1-yr. change in median home value: +36.8% (+$118,090)
> Median home value; June 2021: $439,217
> 1-yr. population change: +6.3% (+4,200)
> Population: 71,004
> 1-yr. change in median household income: +3.4% (+$2,412)
> Median household income: $73,822

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