Special Report

Counties Where the Fewest People Own Their Homes

45. Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota
> Homeownership rate: 49.6%
> Median home value: $35,000 — 2nd lowest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $850 — 56th lowest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $373 — 938th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $31,423 — 54th lowest of 3,072 counties

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44. Muscogee County, Georgia
> Homeownership rate: 49.1%
> Median home value: $142,900 — 1,389th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,277 — 1,034th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $383 — 1,089th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $47,418 — 921st lowest of 3,072 counties

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43. Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
> Homeownership rate: 49.1%
> Median home value: $164,200 — 1,015th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,459 — 551st highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $623 — 191st highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $52,260 — 1,473rd lowest of 3,072 counties

42. Sioux County, North Dakota
> Homeownership rate: 48.7%
> Median home value: $83,300 — 307th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,158 — 1,520th lowest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $286 — 80th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $41,893 — 465th lowest of 3,072 counties

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41. Grand Forks County, North Dakota
> Homeownership rate: 48.6%
> Median home value: $208,200 — 602nd highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,483 — 500th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $518 — 505th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $53,721 — 1,456th highest of 3,072 counties

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