Special Report

The Big City With the Highest Rent in Every State

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Colorado: Boulder
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,582 (Colorado: $1,335)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.7% (Colorado: 30.6%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 36.4% (Colorado: 33.8%)
> Median home value: $539,100 (Colorado: $369,900)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

Connecticut: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,511 (Connecticut: $1,201)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 32.2% (Connecticut: 30.8%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 33.3% (Connecticut: 33.9%)
> Median home value: $433,000 (Connecticut: $279,700)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 4

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Delaware: Dover
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,110 (Delaware: $1,150)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 32.0% (Delaware: 29.7%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 31.2% (Delaware: 28.6%)
> Median home value: $226,600 (Delaware: $258,300)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 1

*Because Dover is the only eligible metro in Delaware, it is the metro with the highest rent by default.

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Florida: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,408 (Florida: $1,218)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 36.8% (Florida: 33.3%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 40.2% (Florida: 33.8%)
> Median home value: $298,400 (Florida: $232,000)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 22

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Georgia: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,205 (Georgia: $1,042)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 29.8% (Georgia: 29.6%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 35.8% (Georgia: 36.0%)
> Median home value: $233,700 (Georgia: $190,200)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 14

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