Special Report

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

Montana: Montana City
> Homeownership rate: 95.4% (Montana: 68.5%)
> Median home value: $359,300 (Montana: $244,900)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,909 (Montana: $1,456)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $568 (Montana: $451)
> Median household income: $105,134 (Montana: $56,539)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 42

Nebraska: Waverly
> Homeownership rate: 79.8% (Nebraska: 66.2%)
> Median home value: $207,400 (Nebraska: $164,000)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,573 (Nebraska: $1,412)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $556 (Nebraska: $539)
> Median household income: $81,818 (Nebraska: $63,015)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 54

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Nevada: Sandy Valley
> Homeownership rate: 94.7% (Nevada: 57.1%)
> Median home value: $195,000 (Nevada: $290,200)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,189 (Nevada: $1,574)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): N/A (Nevada: $433)
> Median household income: $83,713 (Nevada: $62,043)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 31

New Hampshire: South Hooksett
> Homeownership rate: 81.2% (New Hampshire: 71.2%)
> Median home value: $289,200 (New Hampshire: $272,300)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,060 (New Hampshire: $1,967)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $752 (New Hampshire: $812)
> Median household income: $78,733 (New Hampshire: $77,923)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 40

New Jersey: North Caldwell
> Homeownership rate: 99.3% (New Jersey: 64.0%)
> Median home value: $739,500 (New Jersey: $343,500)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $4,000+ (New Jersey: $2,476)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,500+ (New Jersey: $1,062)
> Median household income: $188,750 (New Jersey: $85,245)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 398

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