Special Report

Counties With the Highest Rent in America

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50. Boulder County, Colorado
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,582
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.7% — 158th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 36.4% — 419th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $539,100 — 43rd highest of 2,761 counties

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49. Dukes County, Massachusetts
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,589
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 35.0% — 97th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 27.5% — 1,341st highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $794,000 — 10th highest of 2,761 counties

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48. Williamson County, Tennessee
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,596
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.1% — 1,159th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 20.6% — 373rd lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $471,300 — 56th highest of 2,761 counties

47. Pitkin County, Colorado
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,598
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.6% — 1,052nd highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 32.6% — 704th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $599,000 — 29th highest of 2,761 counties

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46. Westchester County, New York
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,599
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.7% — 336th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 38.6% — 289th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $544,100 — 41st highest of 2,761 counties

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