The US Census Bureau recently released its quarterly estimates of homeownership and vacancy rates in the US and each of the 50 states and Washington, DC.
Homeownership rates, or the percentage of homes occupied by their owners, ranged from 39.2% in the District of Columbia to 75.9% in South Carolina. Overall, homeownership was lower in denser, more urbanized states, as city dwellers are more likely to rent their homes.
Here’s the homeownership rate for the second quarter of 2017 in each state and DC:
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