Special Report

Towns With the Most Expensive Rent

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40. Del Aire, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,529
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.8% — 2,537th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 33.1% — 1,731st lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $684,900 — 150th highest of 5,198 towns

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39. Tiburon, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,537
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 25.5% — 1,166th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 30.0% — 1,295th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $2,000,000+ — the highest of 5,198 towns (tied)

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38. Lima, Pennsylvania
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,548
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 50.0%+ — the highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 59.8% — 423rd highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $285,100 — 1,162nd highest of 5,198 towns

37. Pompton Plains, New Jersey
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,574
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.5% — 1,635th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 19.0% — 334th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $401,800 — 592nd highest of 5,198 towns

36. Melville, New York
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,579
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 35.3% — 749th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 14.1% — 103rd lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $650,300 — 181st highest of 5,198 towns

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