Special Report

The City With the Lowest Housing Costs in Every State

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Alabama: Dothan
> Est. annual housing costs: $8,472 (Alabama: $9,784)
> Median family income: $61,627 (Alabama: $66,772)
> Homeownership rate: 69.7% (Alabama: 69.2%)
> Median home value: $131,600 (Alabama: $149,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Alaska: Anchorage
> Est. annual housing costs: $14,640 (Alaska: $14,566)
> Median family income: $98,403 (Alaska: $92,648)
> Homeownership rate: 65.6% (Alaska: 64.8%)
> Median home value: $301,100 (Alaska: $275,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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Arizona: Sierra Vista-Douglas
> Est. annual housing costs: $10,488 (Arizona: $13,875)
> Median family income: $64,128 (Arizona: $73,456)
> Homeownership rate: 69.1% (Arizona: 65.3%)
> Median home value: $150,100 (Arizona: $242,000)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

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Arkansas: Fort Smith
> Est. annual housing costs: $8,736 (Arkansas: $8,993)
> Median family income: $56,536 (Arkansas: $62,067)
> Homeownership rate: 66.2% (Arkansas: 65.8%)
> Median home value: $119,500 (Arkansas: $133,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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California: Visalia
> Est. annual housing costs: $11,508 (California: $23,734)
> Median family income: $55,395 (California: $89,798)
> Homeownership rate: 57.1% (California: 55.3%)
> Median home value: $223,600 (California: $538,500)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 26

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