Special Report

Counties With the Highest Rent in America

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30. Broomfield County, Colorado
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,711
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.6% — 1,052nd highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 33.7% — 605th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $450,600 — 63rd highest of 2,761 counties

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29. Middlesex County, Massachusetts
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,714
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.8% — 1,329th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 37.9% — 321st highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $540,300 — 42nd highest of 2,761 counties

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28. Monroe County, Florida
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,714
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 34.1% — 137th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 40.9% — 217th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $558,100 — 38th highest of 2,761 counties

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27. Howard County, Maryland
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,731
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.6% — 1,332nd lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 27.3% — 1,379th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $464,500 — 57th highest of 2,761 counties

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26. San Diego County, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,732
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.3% — 179th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 46.1% — 95th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $595,600 — 31st highest of 2,761 counties

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