Special Report

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

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Hawaii: Heeia
> Homeownership rate: 90.4% (Hawaii: 60.3%)
> Median home value: $910,400 (Hawaii: $636,400)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,965 (Hawaii: $2,443)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $582 (Hawaii: $540)
> Median household income: $126,667 (Hawaii: $83,173)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 75

Idaho: Middleton
> Homeownership rate: 89.7% (Idaho: 70.8%)
> Median home value: $224,100 (Idaho: $235,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,221 (Idaho: $1,312)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $403 (Idaho: $388)
> Median household income: $56,225 (Idaho: $58,915)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 47

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Illinois: South Barrington
> Homeownership rate: 100.0% (Illinois: 66.3%)
> Median home value: $855,700 (Illinois: $202,100)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $4,000+ (Illinois: $1,709)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,500+ (Illinois: $650)
> Median household income: $183,750 (Illinois: $68,428)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 393

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Indiana: Shorewood Forest
> Homeownership rate: 100.0% (Indiana: 69.5%)
> Median home value: $379,500 (Indiana: $148,900)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,549 (Indiana: $1,155)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $590 (Indiana: $416)
> Median household income: $135,750 (Indiana: $58,235)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 173

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Iowa: Robins
> Homeownership rate: 96.8% (Iowa: 71.2%)
> Median home value: $304,400 (Iowa: $153,900)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,949 (Iowa: $1,279)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $586 (Iowa: $495)
> Median household income: $132,188 (Iowa: $61,836)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 133

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