The cost of housing in America

USAFacts, May 2023 With Jia Zhang and Amanda Cox

According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 31% of households spend 30% or more of their income on housing between 2017 and 2021. This numbers is made up of 21% of owned housholds, and half of rented househols. This interactive essay explains the costs of housing (rent and mortgage) for different income and age groups in America.