Special Report

States Where Families Pay the Most for Housing

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50. Arkansas
> Est. annual housing costs: $8,993
> Median family income: $62,067 (3rd lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 65.8% (16th lowest)
> Median home value: $133,600 (3rd lowest)

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49. West Virginia
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,133
> Median family income: $61,707 (2nd lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 73.7% (the highest)
> Median home value: $123,200 (the lowest)

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48. Mississippi
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,546
> Median family income: $58,923 (the lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 68.8% (16th highest)
> Median home value: $125,500 (2nd lowest)

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47. South Dakota
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,670
> Median family income: $77,042 (24th lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 68.0% (19th highest)
> Median home value: $174,600 (16th lowest)

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46. Kentucky
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,687
> Median family income: $65,893 (6th lowest)
> Homeownership rate: 67.6% (20th highest)
> Median home value: $147,100 (5th lowest)

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