Special Report

The Most Affordable Zip Codes to Buy a Home in the Nation

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10. 48213
> Location: Detroit, Michigan
> Median home value: $31,300
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $973 — 1,867th lowest of 17,805 ZIP codes (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 23.7% — 124th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 52.7% — 2,467th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Median household income: $25,405 — 159th lowest of 17,808 ZIP codes

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9. 44502
> Location: Youngstown, Ohio
> Median home value: $31,100
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $669 — 15th lowest of 17,805 ZIP codes
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 41.6% — 1,674th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 57.7% — 3,373rd lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Median household income: $30,692 — 521st lowest of 17,808 ZIP codes

8. 17948
> Location: Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
> Median home value: $30,600
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $945 — 1,389th lowest of 17,805 ZIP codes (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 30.3% — 333rd lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 65.8% — 5,620th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Median household income: $38,203 — 1,723rd lowest of 17,808 ZIP codes (tied)

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7. 62914
> Location: Cairo, Illinois
> Median home value: $30,200
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,060 — 3,394th lowest of 17,805 ZIP codes (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 27.0% — 188th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 70.4% — 7,574th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Median household income: $27,180 — 251st lowest of 17,808 ZIP codes

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6. 10475
> Location: New York, New York
> Median home value: $28,200
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $393 — 1st lowest of 17,805 ZIP codes
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 32.7% — 466th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 44.8% — 1,475th lowest of 17,809 ZIP codes (tied)
> Median household income: $51,951 — 6,277th lowest of 17,808 ZIP codes