Special Report

Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Most for Housing

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20. Burlington-South Burlington, VT
> Est. annual housing costs: $19,536
> Median family income: $95,011 — 37th highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 66.8% — 186th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $285,200 — 61st highest of 376 metros

19. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA
> Est. annual housing costs: $19,980
> Median family income: $97,590 — 26th highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 62.7% — 94th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $605,200 — 11th highest of 376 metros

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18. Barnstable Town, MA
> Est. annual housing costs: $20,004
> Median family income: $99,410 — 23rd highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 79.6% — 6th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $414,000 — 21st highest of 376 metros

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17. Boulder, CO
> Est. annual housing costs: $20,688
> Median family income: $118,307 — 5th highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 63.6% — 111th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $539,100 — 14th highest of 376 metros

16. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Est. annual housing costs: $21,180
> Median family income: $126,840 — 3rd highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 63.9% — 118th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $436,600 — 19th highest of 376 metros

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