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The City Where the Fewest People Own Their Homes in Every State

New Mexico: Clovis
> Homeownership rate: 54.8% (New Mexico: 68.0%)
> Median home value: $132,300 (New Mexico: $175,700)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,144 (New Mexico: $1,293)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $339 (New Mexico: $360)
> Median household income: $47,794 (New Mexico: $51,243)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 11

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New York: Ithaca
> Homeownership rate: 25.1% (New York: 54.1%)
> Median home value: $261,900 (New York: $325,000)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,919 (New York: $2,174)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $835 (New York: $781)
> Median household income: $38,019 (New York: $71,117)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 63

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North Carolina: Jacksonville
> Homeownership rate: 33.0% (North Carolina: 65.7%)
> Median home value: $157,000 (North Carolina: $182,100)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,264 (North Carolina: $1,328)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $473 (North Carolina: $402)
> Median household income: $45,754 (North Carolina: $56,642)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 40

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North Dakota: Grand Forks
> Homeownership rate: 43.9% (North Dakota: 62.5%)
> Median home value: $209,800 (North Dakota: $199,900)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,495 (North Dakota: $1,457)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $515 (North Dakota: $476)
> Median household income: $50,194 (North Dakota: $65,315)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 6

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Ohio: Bowling Green
> Homeownership rate: 36.6% (Ohio: 66.3%)
> Median home value: $171,800 (Ohio: $151,400)
> Median monthly housing costs (w/ a mortgage): $1,377 (Ohio: $1,286)
> Median monthly housing costs (no mortgage): $483 (Ohio: $480)
> Median household income: $39,210 (Ohio: $58,116)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 61

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