Homeownership Rates: Top and Bottom 5 States

Affordability has a strong impact on homeownership.  Not surprisingly, four of five states with the lowest homeownership rates in the US are characterized by markets with high prices.  Washington, DC has the lowest homeownership rate at 45.3%.   At the opposite end of the spectrum, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Michigan, and Maine have among the highest affordability and homeownership rates.

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