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The Big City With the Highest Rent in Every State

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Alabama: Daphne-Fairhope-Foley
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,032 (Alabama: $811)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.2% (Alabama: 28.8%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 23.0% (Alabama: 30.8%)
> Median home value: $211,600 (Alabama: $149,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Alaska: Fairbanks
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,297 (Alaska: $1,240)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 27.3% (Alaska: 27.5%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 41.1% (Alaska: 35.2%)
> Median home value: $240,300 (Alaska: $275,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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Arizona: Flagstaff
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,185 (Arizona: $1,097)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 31.5% (Arizona: 29.0%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 39.2% (Arizona: 34.7%)
> Median home value: $299,100 (Arizona: $242,000)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

Arkansas: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
> Median monthly rental cost: $868 (Arkansas: $760)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 24.9% (Arkansas: 27.2%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 39.3% (Arkansas: 34.2%)
> Median home value: $186,500 (Arkansas: $133,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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California: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
> Median monthly rental cost: $2,365 (California: $1,586)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.0% (California: 32.2%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 43.4% (California: 44.7%)
> Median home value: $1,041,800 (California: $538,500)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 26

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