Special Report

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

Kansas: Mission Hills
> Homeownership rate: 100.0% (Kansas: 66.2%)
> Median home value: $966,200 (Kansas: $157,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $4,000+ (Kansas: $1,400)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,500+ (Kansas: $517)
> Median household income: $250,000+ (Kansas: $61,091)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 102

Source: Courtesy of the city of Indian Hills, Kentucky

Kentucky: Indian Hills
> Homeownership rate: 99.4% (Kentucky: 67.6%)
> Median home value: $581,200 (Kentucky: $147,100)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,541 (Kentucky: $1,191)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,096 (Kentucky: $379)
> Median household income: $158,958 (Kentucky: $52,238)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 138

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Louisiana: Bourg
> Homeownership rate: 96.5% (Louisiana: 66.6%)
> Median home value: $164,100 (Louisiana: $168,100)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,370 (Louisiana: $1,310)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $232 (Louisiana: $344)
> Median household income: $76,962 (Louisiana: $50,800)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 165

Source: Courtesy of Lake Arrowhead Community, Inc.

Maine: Lake Arrowhead
> Homeownership rate: 96.6% (Maine: 72.9%)
> Median home value: $169,300 (Maine: $198,000)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,310 (Maine: $1,404)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $407 (Maine: $500)
> Median household income: $72,488 (Maine: $59,489)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 67

Source: Image taken by James G. Howes / Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Maryland: Hampton
> Homeownership rate: 98.0% (Maryland: 67.1%)
> Median home value: $487,700 (Maryland: $325,400)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,580 (Maryland: $2,038)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $793 (Maryland: $633)
> Median household income: $153,268 (Maryland: $87,063)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 203

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