Special Report

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

Source: Courtesy of Scituate Massachusetts / scituatema.gov

Massachusetts: North Scituate
> Homeownership rate: 94.6% (Massachusetts: 62.5%)
> Median home value: $603,300 (Massachusetts: $398,800)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $3,094 (Massachusetts: $2,268)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,087 (Massachusetts: $829)
> Median household income: $116,417 (Massachusetts: $84,385)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 121

Source: Courtesy of Canadian Lakes, Michigan

Michigan: Canadian Lakes
> Homeownership rate: 97.4% (Michigan: 71.7%)
> Median home value: $194,800 (Michigan: $162,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,108 (Michigan: $1,312)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $459 (Michigan: $495)
> Median household income: $62,328 (Michigan: $59,234)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 257

Source: Courtesy of The City of Oak Grove, Minnesota

Minnesota: Oak Grove
> Homeownership rate: 97.8% (Minnesota: 71.9%)
> Median home value: $309,700 (Minnesota: $235,700)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,938 (Minnesota: $1,606)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $535 (Minnesota: $548)
> Median household income: $107,112 (Minnesota: $73,382)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 206

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Mississippi: Diamondhead
> Homeownership rate: 91.3% (Mississippi: 68.8%)
> Median home value: $179,200 (Mississippi: $125,500)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,378 (Mississippi: $1,161)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $532 (Mississippi: $358)
> Median household income: $64,041 (Mississippi: $46,511)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 98

Source: Courtesy of City of Glendale, Missouri - Government

Missouri: Glendale
> Homeownership rate: 96.7% (Missouri: 67.1%)
> Median home value: $415,900 (Missouri: $163,600)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,195 (Missouri: $1,287)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $712 (Missouri: $449)
> Median household income: $141,622 (Missouri: $57,290)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 219

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