Special Report

Counties With the Highest Rent in America

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45. Monterey County, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,600
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 32.5% — 235th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 48.2% — 66th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $559,400 — 37th highest of 2,761 counties

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44. District of Columbia, District of Columbia
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,607
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.2% — 1,188th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 57.5% — 18th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $618,100 — 21st highest of 2,761 counties

43. Eagle County, Colorado
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,611
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.3% — 179th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 30.3% — 964th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $617,200 — 22nd highest of 2,761 counties

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42. Placer County, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,616
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.0% — 440th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 26.6% — 1,262nd lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $495,900 — 48th highest of 2,761 counties

41. Morris County, New Jersey
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,622
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 26.6% — 1,020th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 26.2% — 1,196th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $462,100 — 58th highest of 2,761 counties

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