Special Report

Counties Where the Fewest People Rent

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10. Leelanau County, Michigan
> Rental occupied housing units: 11.1%
> Median rental cost: $961 — 515th highest of 3,045 counties (tied)
> Median home value: $285,700 — 249th highest of 3,046 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $67,330 — 467th highest of 3,046 counties

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9. Wahkiakum County, Washington
> Rental occupied housing units: 11.0%
> Median rental cost: $785 — 1,127th highest of 3,045 counties (tied)
> Median home value: $228,600 — 469th highest of 3,046 counties
> Median household income: $54,524 — 1,357th highest of 3,046 counties

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8. Harris County, Georgia
> Rental occupied housing units: 10.7%
> Median rental cost: $874 — 733rd highest of 3,045 counties (tied)
> Median home value: $230,400 — 455th highest of 3,046 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $79,860 — 195th highest of 3,046 counties

7. Northumberland County, Virginia
> Rental occupied housing units: 10.6%
> Median rental cost: $1,014 — 435th highest of 3,045 counties (tied)
> Median home value: $270,900 — 286th highest of 3,046 counties
> Median household income: $59,437 — 923rd highest of 3,046 counties

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6. Washington County, Alabama
> Rental occupied housing units: 10.5%
> Median rental cost: $742 — 1,390th highest of 3,045 counties (tied)
> Median home value: $88,100 — 421st lowest of 3,046 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $42,331 — 499th lowest of 3,046 counties

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