Special Report

Counties Where the Fewest People Own Their Homes

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35. Brazos County, Texas
> Homeownership rate: 47.0%
> Median home value: $217,700 — 541st highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,669 — 302nd highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $606 — 223rd highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $50,289 — 1,212th lowest of 3,072 counties

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34. Christian County, Kentucky
> Homeownership rate: 46.9%
> Median home value: $121,000 — 1,250th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,133 — 1,353rd lowest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $374 — 949th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $44,279 — 652nd lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)

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33. North Slope Borough, Alaska
> Homeownership rate: 46.8%
> Median home value: $162,500 — 1,047th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,218 — 1,264th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $422 — 1,446th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $79,083 — 203rd highest of 3,072 counties

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32. Phillips County, Arkansas
> Homeownership rate: 46.1%
> Median home value: $80,800 — 253rd lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $974 — 457th lowest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $338 — 490th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $33,724 — 105th lowest of 3,072 counties

31. Liberty County, Georgia
> Homeownership rate: 46.0%
> Median home value: $133,700 — 1,520th lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,177 — 1,440th highest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $421 — 1,460th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $50,411 — 1,223rd lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)

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