Special Report

Counties With the Highest Rent in America

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40. Queens County, New York
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,629
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.6% — 350th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 54.9% — 28th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $575,600 — 35th highest of 2,761 counties

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39. Somerset County, New Jersey
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,636
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.8% — 977th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 24.3% — 900th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $436,700 — 68th highest of 2,761 counties

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38. Suffolk County, Massachusetts
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,657
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 29.8% — 664th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 63.7% — 8th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $547,300 — 39th highest of 2,761 counties

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37. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,682
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 29.5% — 753rd highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 31.2% — 861st highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $491,000 — 52nd highest of 2,761 counties

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36. Solano County, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,684
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.6% — 350th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 37.9% — 318th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $437,900 — 67th highest of 2,761 counties

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