Special Report

The Least Expensive Town to Buy a Home in Every State

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Alabama: Brighton
> Median home value: $49,800 (Alabama: $142,700)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $856 (Alabama: $1,186)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 33.5% (Alabama: 56.2%)
> Homeownership rate: 60.9% (Alabama: 68.8%)
> Median household income: $27,250 (Alabama: $50,536)

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Alaska: Valdez
> Median home value: $168,600 (Alaska: $270,400)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,778 (Alaska: $1,933)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 38.4% (Alaska: 62.9%)
> Homeownership rate: 79.8% (Alaska: 64.3%)
> Median household income: $85,085 (Alaska: $77,640)

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Arizona: Tuba City
> Median home value: $47,500 (Arizona: $225,500)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $739 (Arizona: $1,434)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 16.7% (Arizona: 63.8%)
> Homeownership rate: 60.9% (Arizona: 64.4%)
> Median household income: $47,119 (Arizona: $58,945)

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Arkansas: Eudora
> Median home value: $51,900 (Arkansas: $127,800)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $810 (Arkansas: $1,089)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 30.3% (Arkansas: 54.5%)
> Homeownership rate: 48.8% (Arkansas: 65.6%)
> Median household income: $22,750 (Arkansas: $47,597)

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California: Desert Edge
> Median home value: $41,100 (California: $505,000)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,346 (California: $2,357)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 11.0% (California: 70.3%)
> Homeownership rate: 81.0% (California: 54.8%)
> Median household income: $31,604 (California: $75,235)