Special Report

Counties Where the Fewest People Own Their Homes

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50. Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
> Homeownership rate: 50.0%
> Median home value: $148,300 — 1,315th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,213 — 1,292nd highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $325 — 356th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $30,625 — 43rd lowest of 3,072 counties

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49. Lynchburg city, Virginia
> Homeownership rate: 49.8%
> Median home value: $162,900 — 1,041st highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,168 — 1,479th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $416 — 1,529th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $49,201 — 1,086th lowest of 3,072 counties

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48. Orleans Parish, Louisiana
> Homeownership rate: 49.8%
> Median home value: $250,000 — 358th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,703 — 273rd highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $528 — 455th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $43,258 — 569th lowest of 3,072 counties

47. Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska
> Homeownership rate: 49.7%
> Median home value: $295,100 — 218th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,847 — 198th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $718 — 110th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median household income: $79,173 — 202nd highest of 3,072 counties

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46. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
> Homeownership rate: 49.7%
> Median home value: $165,000 — 1,008th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,295 — 971st highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $360 — 783rd lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $39,490 — 312th lowest of 3,072 counties

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