HOUSEHOLD INCOME SPENT ON HOME OWNERSHIP COSTS, 2009 (1)
State Percent Rank (2) State Percent Rank (2)
Alabama 29.5% 38 Montana 34.7% 26
Alaska 32.8 32 Nebraska 25.4 47
Arizona 40.9 9 Nevada 47.1 4
Arkansas 27.1 43 New Hampshire 41.1 8
California 52.2 1 New Jersey 46.8 5
Colorado 35.7 24 New Mexico 34.2 28
Connecticut 40.5 12 New York 40.9 9
Delaware 36.0 21 North Carolina 32.3 34
D.C. 38.9 14 North Dakota 21.3 51
Florida 49.2 2 Ohio 31.1 37
Georgia 35.9 23 Oklahoma 25.8 45
Hawaii 49.2 2 Oregon 41.5 7
Idaho 36.6 18 Pennsylvania 32.6 33
Illinois 38.2 16 Rhode Island 43.3 6
Indiana 27.4 42 South Carolina 32.1 35
Iowa 23.3 50 South Dakota 25.6 46
Kansas 25.2 48 Tennessee 32.9 31
Kentucky 27.9 41 Texas 31.2 36
Louisiana 28.6 40 Utah 35.4 25
Maine 36.3 20 Vermont 38.1 17
Maryland 38.5 15 Virginia 36.0 21
Massachusetts 40.0 13 Washington 40.9 9
Michigan 36.6 18 West Virginia 24.2 49
Minnesota 33.6 29 Wisconsin 34.5 27
Mississippi 33.1 30 Wyoming 26.7 44
Missouri 29.1 39 United States 37.5%  

(1) Homeowner costs as a percent of household income. Based on mortgaged owner-occupied housing units spending 30 percent or more of household income on selected owner costs such as all mortgage payments (first mortgage, home equity loans, etc.), real estate taxes, property insurance, utilities, fuel and condominium fees if applicable.
(2) States with the same percentages receive the same rank.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.