Special Report

Most Expensive Towns to Buy a Home in the Nation

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20. Del Mar, 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: 50.2% — 1,675th lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 52.9% — 1,351st lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $129,063 — 422nd highest of 8,486 towns

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19. Rancho Santa Fe, 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: 66.8% — 2,881st highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 79.8% — 1,942nd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $137,083 — 320th highest of 8,486 towns

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18. Kings Point, New York
> 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: 53.5% — 2,283rd lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 98.3% — 28th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $145,476 — 266th highest of 8,486 towns

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17. Malibu, 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: 66.5% — 2,953rd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 77.6% — 2,302nd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $150,747 — 227th highest of 8,486 towns

16. Tiburon, 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: 73.2% — 1,313th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 67.1% — 4,182nd lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $154,915 — 200th highest of 8,486 towns

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