Special Report

Most Expensive Towns to Buy a Home in the Nation

35. Strawberry (Marin County), California
> Median home value: $1,633,700
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 74.5% — 1,090th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 46.8% — 675th lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $107,063 — 869th highest of 8,486 towns

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34. Alamo, California
> Median home value: $1,670,500
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 73.1% — 1,331st highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 92.8% — 366th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $239,545 — 24th highest of 8,486 towns

33. Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
> Median home value: $1,727,100
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 68.0% — 2,545th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 94.9% — 189th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $250,000+ — 1st highest of 8,486 towns (tied)

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32. Hunters Creek Village, Texas
> Median home value: $1,744,500
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 56.3% — 2,892nd lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 99.2% — 7th highest of 8,488 towns
> Median household income: $250,000+ — 1st highest of 8,486 towns (tied)

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31. Highlands-Baywood Park, California
> Median home value: $1,763,800
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $3,978 — 132nd highest of 8,484 towns
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 69.5% — 2,122nd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 87.3% — 919th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $195,833 — 74th highest of 8,486 towns

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