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Cityscape: Volume 15 Number 2 | Article 18


Mixed Messages on Mixed Incomes

Volume 15 Number 2

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga

The Relationship of Homeownership, House Prices, and Child Well-Being

Donald Haurin
The Ohio State University

In the fourth quarter of 2012, the homeownership rate in the United States was 65.4 percent for all households. For the groups most likely to have children, the ownership rate was substantially lower, ranging from 21.9 percent for households under age 25, to 34.9 percent for those ages 25 to 29, to 48.6 percent for those ages 30 to 34, and to 60.4 percent for those ages 35 to 44.

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