Special Report

Counties With the Highest Rent in America

35. Charles County, Maryland
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,686
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 29.5% — 753rd highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 23.1% — 710th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $326,800 — 162nd highest of 2,761 counties

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34. Anne Arundel County, Maryland
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,690
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.9% — 941st highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 25.7% — 1,125th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $370,100 — 108th highest of 2,761 counties

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33. King County, Washington
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,695
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.1% — 1,216th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 43.5% — 143rd highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $601,100 — 28th highest of 2,761 counties

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32. Santa Barbara County, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,697
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 32.8% — 217th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 47.7% — 72nd highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $610,300 — 24th highest of 2,761 counties

31. Manassas Park city, Virginia
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,709
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.6% — 161st highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 39.3% — 267th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $299,700 — 206th highest of 2,761 counties

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