Special Report

Cities Where People Pay the Lowest Housing Costs

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40. Dothan, AL
> Est. annual housing costs: $6,516
> Median household income: $47,608 — 27th lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 69.7% — 99th highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $131,600 — 49th lowest of 376 metros

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39. Pine Bluff, AR
> Est. annual housing costs: $6,504
> Median household income: $41,856 — 3rd lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 65.2% — 145th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $85,700 — 2nd lowest of 376 metros

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38. Alexandria, LA
> Est. annual housing costs: $6,480
> Median household income: $48,294 — 42nd lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 65.7% — 158th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $144,500 — 85th lowest of 376 metros

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37. St. Joseph, MO-KS
> Est. annual housing costs: $6,468
> Median household income: $53,298 — 101st lowest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 66.0% — 166th lowest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $126,500 — 44th lowest of 376 metros

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36. Idaho Falls, ID
> Est. annual housing costs: $6,456
> Median household income: $61,877 — 142nd highest of 376 metros
> Homeownership rate: 71.9% — 51st highest of 376 metros
> Median home value: $204,800 — 148th highest of 376 metros

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