Percent Of Renter Occupied Units Spending 30 Percent Or More Of Their Income On Rent And Utilities, 2017

 

State Percent (1) Rank (2) State Percent (1) Rank (2)
Alabama 40.8% 39 Montana 40.2% 42
Alaska 42.0 30 Nebraska 36.8 50
Arizona 44.8 17 Nevada 45.5 13
Arkansas 39.5 45 New Hampshire 44.5 20
California 52.5 1 New Jersey 49.0 6
Colorado 49.2 5 New Mexico 43.3 26
Connecticut 48.3 8 New York 49.7 4
Delaware 43.6 25 North Carolina 42.4 29
D.C. 44.9 16 North Dakota 36.6 51
Florida 52.4 2 Ohio 41.1 34
Georgia 44.4 22 Oklahoma 40.5 40
Hawaii 51.7 3 Oregon 48.6 7
Idaho 41.7 31 Pennsylvania 42.5 28
Illinois 45.2 14 Rhode Island 43.0 27
Indiana 41.7 31 South Carolina 44.8 17
Iowa 38.8 46 South Dakota 37.8 49
Kansas 41.0 35 Tennessee 40.9 38
Kentucky 38.4 47 Texas 44.5 20
Louisiana 47.5 9 Utah 41.7 31
Maine 40.4 41 Vermont 46.9 11
Maryland 47.5 9 Virginia 43.7 23
Massachusetts 46.5 12 Washington 45.2 14
Michigan 44.6 19 West Virginia 39.6 44
Minnesota 43.7 23 Wisconsin 41.0 35
Mississippi 40.2 42 Wyoming 38.0 48
Missouri 41.0 35 United States 46.0%  
(1) Percent of renter-occupied units spending 30 percent or more on rent and utilities such as electric, gas, water and sewer, and fuel (oil, coal, etc.) if paid by the renter. (2) States with the same percentages receive the same rank. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau; American Community Survey.