Special Report

Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Least for Housing

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35. Decatur, IL
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,264
> Median family income: $71,270 — 157th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 69.1% — 120th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $103,100 — 9th lowest of 376 metros

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34. Valdosta, GA
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,240
> Median family income: $59,281 — 28th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 55.8% — 24th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $137,300 — 60th lowest of 376 metros (tied)

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33. Sheboygan, WI
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,228
> Median family income: $76,845 — 154th highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 70.3% — 86th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $165,400 — 156th lowest of 376 metros

32. Michigan City-La Porte, IN
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,192
> Median family income: $70,726 — 148th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 73.3% — 37th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $139,900 — 73rd lowest of 376 metros

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31. Albany, GA
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,132
> Median family income: $56,166 — 13th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 55.6% — 22nd lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $120,200 — 27th lowest of 376 metros

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