Special Report

Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Least for Housing

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30. Springfield, MO
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,120
> Median family income: $64,545 — 75th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 62.4% — 87th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $156,400 — 127th lowest of 376 metros

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29. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,108
> Median family income: $79,200 — 129th highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 65.7% — 157th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $158,400 — 135th lowest of 376 metros

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28. Lawton, OK
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,072
> Median family income: $65,335 — 85th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 54.4% — 16th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $121,500 — 32nd lowest of 376 metros

27. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,036
> Median family income: $47,332 — 2nd lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 66.2% — 176th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $89,700 — 3rd lowest of 376 metros

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26. Dalton, GA
> Est. annual housing costs: $9,036
> Median family income: $58,145 — 23rd lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 67.2% — 172nd highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $136,800 — 58th lowest of 376 metros

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