Special Report

The Most Expensive City to Buy a Home in Every State

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Kansas: Leawood
> Median home value: $463,200 (Kansas: $151,900)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $2,745 (Kansas: $1,378)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 65.5% (Kansas: 59.4%)
> Homeownership rate: 89.0% (Kansas: 66.3%)
> Median household income: $157,515 (Kansas: $59,597)

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Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette
> Median home value: $189,800 (Kentucky: $141,000)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,345 (Kentucky: $1,178)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 68.9% (Kentucky: 57.7%)
> Homeownership rate: 54.4% (Kentucky: 67.2%)
> Median household income: $57,291 (Kentucky: $50,589)

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Louisiana: Metairie
> Median home value: $236,900 (Louisiana: $163,100)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,635 (Louisiana: $1,295)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 51.7% (Louisiana: 52.3%)
> Homeownership rate: 61.0% (Louisiana: 65.6%)
> Median household income: $59,346 (Louisiana: $49,469)

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Maine: Portland
> Median home value: $289,000 (Maine: $190,400)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,830 (Maine: $1,398)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 70.0% (Maine: 61.7%)
> Homeownership rate: 45.1% (Maine: 72.3%)
> Median household income: $60,467 (Maine: $57,918)

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Maryland: Bethesda
> Median home value: $911,000 (Maryland: $314,800)
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $3,882 (Maryland: $2,017)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 68.1% (Maryland: 72.9%)
> Homeownership rate: 66.1% (Maryland: 66.9%)
> Median household income: $164,142 (Maryland: $84,805)

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