Special Report

Counties Where the Fewest People Own Their Homes

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30. Los Angeles County, California
> Homeownership rate: 46.0%
> Median home value: $615,500 — 23rd highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,586 — 48th highest of 3,071 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $637 — 174th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $71,358 — 338th highest of 3,072 counties

29. Dougherty County, Georgia
> Homeownership rate: 45.9%
> Median home value: $106,200 — 861st lowest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,154 — 1,500th lowest of 3,071 counties (tied)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $456 — 1,012th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $40,947 — 398th lowest of 3,072 counties

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28. Queens County, New York
> Homeownership rate: 45.1%
> Median home value: $575,600 — 35th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,659 — 36th highest of 3,071 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $908 — 35th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $72,028 — 316th highest of 3,072 counties

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27. Winchester city, Virginia
> Homeownership rate: 44.7%
> Median home value: $247,800 — 368th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,469 — 531st highest of 3,071 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $525 — 464th highest of 3,072 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $61,102 — 804th highest of 3,072 counties

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26. Essex County, New Jersey
> Homeownership rate: 44.4%
> Median home value: $395,900 — 89th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $2,875 — 17th highest of 3,071 counties
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $1,344 — 4th highest of 3,072 counties
> Median household income: $63,959 — 628th highest of 3,072 counties

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