100 Most Expensive Housing Markets in the U.S.

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According to Realtor.com, four markets had an average listing price of $3,000,000 or more in May, 2021. Check out the 100 most expensive housing markets in the United States in 2021.
Santa Barbara, CA

#1 Santa Barbara, CA - $5,639,566

Perfect sunsets, perfect waves, perfect beaches… It’s no wonder that Santa Barbara, California ranks as the most expensive housing market based on average listing price. If you’ve never been to Santa Barbara, you should check out the First Timer’s Guide to Santa Barbara presented by SantaBarbaraCA.com.

Jackson, WY

#2 Jackson, WY - $4,437,547

If you’re looking for deep powder and rustic country luxury, Jackson Wyoming is the place to be. It’s the number one destination for thousands of skiers each winter and it sits at the foothills of the Grand Teton National Park.

Vineyard Haven, MA

#3 Vineyard Haven, MA - $3,794,887

Vineyard Haven is a beautiful harbor village in Martha’s Vineyard. The Cultural District is something that must be experienced. It’s a walkable mile that includes numerous businesses, creative arts, restaurants, and retail shopping.

Napa, CA

#4 Napa, CA - $3,220,436

Napa Valley was a well kept secret 40 years ago. Since then, it has become a perennial top 5 place to live in the United States. It’s no wonder, the rolling hills and wineries keep the residential population low and fruitful bounty heavy.

Summit Park, UT

#5 Summit Park, UT - $2,953,167

This census-designated place on the western edge of Summit County, UT. This is the place to be if you’re interested in year-round fun in the mountains. There are four ski/mountain bike resorts within a short drive and the Utah Olympic Park is right down the road. This is truly outdoor recreation and action sports paradise.

Top 10 Places

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Full list of the Top 100 Most Expensive Housing Markets in the United States
RankLocationAverage Listing Price
1santa maria-santa barbara, ca$5,639,566
2jackson, wy-id$4,437,547
3vineyard haven, ma$3,794,887
4napa, ca$3,220,436
5summit park, ut$2,953,167
6glenwood springs, co$2,943,651
7hailey, id$2,746,768
8salinas, ca$2,608,176
9edwards, co$2,605,331
10los angeles-long beach-anaheim, ca$2,541,346
11kahului-wailuku-lahaina, hi$2,302,768
12key west, fl$2,292,365
13gardnerville ranchos, nv$2,256,714
14kapaa, hi$1,979,138
15heber, ut$1,978,020
16san jose-sunnyvale-santa clara, ca$1,918,439
17oxnard-thousand oaks-ventura, ca$1,887,707
18san francisco-oakland-hayward, ca$1,878,012
19carson city, nv$1,747,316
20sandpoint, id$1,745,172
21durango, co$1,726,233
22steamboat springs, co$1,710,802
23santa cruz-watsonville, ca$1,707,538
24san diego-carlsbad, ca$1,639,630
25bozeman, mt$1,630,085
26bridgeport-stamford-norwalk, ct$1,592,582
27santa rosa, ca$1,551,124
28coeur d’alene, id$1,550,590
29prineville, or$1,514,488
30barnstable town, ma$1,502,991
31naples-immokalee-marco island, fl$1,464,188
32san luis obispo-paso robles-arroyo grande, ca$1,447,283
33easton, md$1,410,263
34ellensburg, wa$1,392,032
35santa fe, nm$1,352,942
36ukiah, ca$1,342,011
37boulder, co$1,340,920
38new york-newark-jersey city, ny-nj-pa$1,287,731
39hilo, hi$1,268,228
40breckenridge, co$1,232,047
41fredericksburg, tx$1,219,916
42brevard, nc$1,219,634
43boston-cambridge-newton, ma-nh$1,193,640
44ocean city, nj$1,186,449
45kerrville, tx$1,150,138
46miami-fort lauderdale-west palm beach, fl$1,144,938
47charleston-north charleston, sc$1,141,721
48reno, nv$1,121,938
49urban honolulu, hi$1,081,575
50hudson, ny$1,057,467
51provo-orem, ut$1,056,460
52kalispell, mt$1,049,110
53cullowhee, nc$1,048,306
54pittsfield, ma$1,012,190
55sevierville, tn$991,748
56crestview-fort walton beach-destin, fl$978,008
57boone, nc$954,684
58seattle-tacoma-bellevue, wa$954,639
59hood river, or$948,579
60logan, ut-id$931,571
61prescott, az$916,574
62denver-aurora-lakewood, co$911,198
63rexburg, id$905,881
64sacramento–roseville–arden-arcade, ca$901,056
65brookings, or$900,145
66mineral wells, tx$880,097
67st. george, ut$871,271
68missoula, mt$867,945
69charlottesville, va$864,072
70north port-sarasota-bradenton, fl$863,226
71truckee-grass valley, ca$855,020
72oak harbor, wa$853,650
73torrington, ct$850,830
74plymouth, in$845,879
75cornelia, ga$844,603
76sebastian-vero beach, fl$836,092
77salt lake city, ut$832,249
78bend-redmond, or$831,880
79kill devil hills, nc$829,088
80phoenix-mesa-scottsdale, az$823,974
81montrose, co$816,638
82moscow, id$813,459
83nogales, az$800,305
84hilton head island-bluffton-beaufort, sc$791,201
85washington-arlington-alexandria, dc-va-md-wv$787,015
86sheridan, wy$784,282
87clearlake, ca$783,847
88providence-warwick, ri-ma$782,940
89taos, nm$771,777
90klamath falls, or$763,812
91ogden-clearfield, ut$760,031
92mount vernon-anacortes, wa$756,701
93bremerton-silverdale, wa$756,405
94austin-round rock, tx$753,071
95payson, az$752,381
96niles-benton harbor, mi$741,953
97riverside-san bernardino-ontario, ca$739,087
98asheville, nc$734,336
99nashville-davidson–murfreesboro–franklin, tn$731,731
100shelbyville, tn$729,927

All information for this article was provided by Realtor.com. Please visit their website for expert data about the U.S. real estate market.

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