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Housing Committee


Map Title: Median Home Price by State
Interactive: Yes
Printable: No
Description: This 2023 Wisevoter map compares median home prices across most U.S. states. Prices range from a low of $236.7k in Ohio to $843.8k in California. Connecticut ranks the 24th most expensive state to purchase a home. The data table also compares median rent prices in each state.


Map Title: Renter/Homeowner Cost Burdens
Interactive: Yes
Printable: No
Description: This 2023 map from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies compares the share of cost-burdened and severely cost-burdened households in each metro district of the country. The map can be filtered to show renters, owners, or both. Homeowners in Connecticut were generally less cost-burdened than renters. Across the state, renters are 44-52% cost-burdened, compared to 22-31% cost-burden rates for homeowner households.


Map Title: Housing and Transportation Affordability Index
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Center for Neighborhood Technology, a nonprofit research organization, produced a map showing the cost of housing as a percentage of household income and the cost of housing plus transportation as a percentage of household income for your area.


Map Title: Connecticut's Median Home Values (2021 American Community Survey Estimates)
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This map, published on CTdata.org, shows median home values for all towns in Connecticut, according to 2021 ACS estimates. Darker blues represent higher values and lighter blues represent lower values. All towns have data available as 5-year estimates; the most recent data was collected in 2017-2021. During this period, Connecticut's median household income was $83,572, compared to $81,014 in 2012-2016 and $83,594 in 2007-2011.