Special Report

The Town in Every State Where the Most People Own the Homes They Live In

South Dakota: Colonial Pine Hills
> Homeownership rate: 100.0% (South Dakota: 68.0%)
> Median home value: $293,100 (South Dakota: $174,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,915 (South Dakota: $1,367)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $877 (South Dakota: $495)
> Median household income: $85,213 (South Dakota: $59,896)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 38

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Tennessee: Tellico Village
> Homeownership rate: 98.1% (Tennessee: 66.5%)
> Median home value: $406,800 (Tennessee: $177,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,604 (Tennessee: $1,272)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $516 (Tennessee: $389)
> Median household income: $77,365 (Tennessee: $54,833)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 161

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Texas: Garden Ridge
> Homeownership rate: 100.0% (Texas: 62.3%)
> Median home value: $478,600 (Texas: $187,200)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $3,110 (Texas: $1,654)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $861 (Texas: $526)
> Median household income: $140,453 (Texas: $63,826)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 526

Utah: Elk Ridge
> Homeownership rate: 97.2% (Utah: 70.5%)
> Median home value: $398,800 (Utah: $305,400)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,926 (Utah: $1,597)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $497 (Utah: $437)
> Median household income: $103,875 (Utah: $74,197)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 76

Vermont: Swanton
> Homeownership rate: 72.6% (Vermont: 71.3%)
> Median home value: $173,300 (Vermont: $230,900)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,388 (Vermont: $1,630)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $616 (Vermont: $686)
> Median household income: $57,250 (Vermont: $63,477)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 26

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