Special Report

Towns With the Most Expensive Rent

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20. Malibu, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,743
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 21.5% — 224th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 21.7% — 510th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $2,000,000+ — the highest of 5,198 towns (tied)

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19. Corte Madera, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,757
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.6% — 1,989th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 32.3% — 1,608th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $1,290,100 — 26th highest of 5,198 towns

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18. Fort Belvoir, Virginia
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,758
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 38.9% — 354th highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 98.3% — 59th highest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: N/A

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17. Rossmoor, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,777
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 30.6% — 1,962nd highest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 13.7% — 89th lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $1,011,000 — 48th highest of 5,198 towns

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16. Palos Verdes Estates, California
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,787
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 26.6% — 1,560th lowest of 5,275 towns (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 12.1% — 51st lowest of 5,275 towns
> Median home value: $1,935,900 — 8th highest of 5,198 towns

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