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These Counties Have the Cheapest Rent in the US

35. Harrison County, Missouri
> Median monthly rental cost: $500
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 30.1% — 605th highest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 31.2% — 847th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $75,300 — 91st lowest of 2,761 counties

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34. Knox County, Nebraska
> Median monthly rental cost: $500
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 19.9% — 70th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 25.9% — 1,153rd lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $92,300 — 406th lowest of 2,761 counties

33. Attala County, Mississippi
> Median monthly rental cost: $496
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 41.0% — 8th highest of 2,761 counties
> Rental occupied housing units: 26.6% — 1,265th lowest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $88,700 — 328th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)

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32. Union County, New Mexico
> Median monthly rental cost: $496
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 23.5% — 351st lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 37.4% — 355th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $93,800 — 434th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)

31. Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota
> Median monthly rental cost: $495
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 23.3% — 330th lowest of 2,761 counties (tied)
> Rental occupied housing units: 50.4% — 45th highest of 2,761 counties
> Median home value: $35,000 — 2nd lowest of 2,761 counties

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