Special Report

Towns With the Most Expensive Rent

50. Cresskill, New Jersey
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,467
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 40.7% — 263rd highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 19.2% — 343rd lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $680,500 — 154th highest of 5,198 towns (tied)

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49. Calabasas, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,476
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 40.3% — 289th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 31.2% — 1,462nd lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $1,127,500 — 37th highest of 5,198 towns

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48. Emeryville, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,497
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.8% — 2,537th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 70.1% — 161st highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $538,300 — 302nd highest of 5,198 towns

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47. Kalaeloa, Hawaii
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,506
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 34.6% — 859th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 100.0% — the highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Median home value: N/A

46. Bethpage, New York
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,509
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 50.0%+ — the highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 10.7% — 25th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $497,400 — 360th highest of 5,198 towns

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