Special Report

Towns With the Most Expensive Rent

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30. Del Mar, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,622
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 24.1% — 734th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 47.9% — 1,307th highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $2,000,000+ — the highest of 5,198 towns (tied)

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29. Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,633
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 25.8% — 1,257th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 41.9% — 2,182nd highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $484,200 — 385th highest of 5,198 towns

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28. Wheeler AFB, Hawaii
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,635
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 46.7% — 98th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 99.5% — 41st highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: N/A

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27. Agoura Hills, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,644
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 30.3% — 2,050th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 21.1% — 465th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $828,100 — 88th highest of 5,198 towns

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26. Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,678
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 23.0% — 438th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 20.9% — 448th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $1,338,200 — 23rd highest of 5,198 towns

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