Special Report

States With the Highest Rent

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45. Iowa
> Median monthly rental cost: $806
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 26.7% (5th lowest)
> Rental occupied housing units: 28.8% (8th lowest)
> Median home value: $153,900 (9th lowest)

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44. Alabama
> Median monthly rental cost: $811
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.8% (25th highest — tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 30.8% (14th lowest)
> Median home value: $149,600 (7th lowest)

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43. Oklahoma
> Median monthly rental cost: $818
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.2% (9th lowest — tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 33.9% (17th highest)
> Median home value: $142,400 (4th lowest)

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42. Ohio
> Median monthly rental cost: $825
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.5% (11th lowest — tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 33.7% (24th highest)
> Median home value: $151,400 (8th lowest)

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41. North Dakota
> Median monthly rental cost: $828
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 24.4% (the lowest)
> Rental occupied housing units: 37.5% (8th highest)
> Median home value: $199,900 (25th lowest)

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