Special Report

Most Expensive Towns to Buy a Home in the Nation

10. Piedmont, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 65.2% — 3,307th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 87.9% — 853rd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $224,659 — 34th highest of 8,486 towns

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9. Clyde Hill, Washington
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 60.2% — 3,811th lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 89.2% — 708th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $238,958 — 25th highest of 8,486 towns

8. Belvedere, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 65.4% — 3,260th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 76.3% — 2,512th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $245,208 — 20th highest of 8,486 towns

7. Loyola, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 67.9% — 2,575th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 91.7% — 465th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $246,563 — 19th highest of 8,486 towns

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6. Hillsborough, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 64.7% — 3,433rd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 93.3% — 314th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $250,000+ — 1st highest of 8,486 towns (tied)

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