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The Big City With the Highest Rent in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,779 (Hawaii: $1,651)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.4% (Hawaii: 32.5%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 42.5% (Hawaii: 39.7%)
> Median home value: $702,300 (Hawaii: $636,400)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

Idaho: Coeur d’Alene
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,037 (Idaho: $887)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 29.3% (Idaho: 27.9%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 28.7% (Idaho: 29.2%)
> Median home value: $294,100 (Idaho: $235,600)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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Illinois: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
> Median monthly rental cost: $1,155 (Illinois: $1,038)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 28.9% (Illinois: 28.7%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 35.2% (Illinois: 33.7%)
> Median home value: $247,400 (Illinois: $202,100)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 10

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Indiana: Columbus
> Median monthly rental cost: $940 (Indiana: $844)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 23.5% (Indiana: 28.3%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 29.1% (Indiana: 30.5%)
> Median home value: $163,400 (Indiana: $148,900)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Iowa: Iowa City
> Median monthly rental cost: $957 (Iowa: $806)
> Share of income typically spent on rent: 33.2% (Iowa: 26.7%)
> Rental occupied housing units: 40.1% (Iowa: 28.8%)
> Median home value: $228,600 (Iowa: $153,900)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 8

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