The average price of a house in the United States in 1960, according to the United States Census Bureau, was $11,900 in 1960 dollars. In 2000 dollars, the median house price was $58,600, adjusted for inflation.
Hawaii had the most costly median home price in 1960, according to the United States Census Bureau, with a median house price of $20,900. New Jersey, with an average of $15,600, the District of Columbia, with a median price of $15,400, New York, with a median price of $15,300, Nevada, with a median price of $15,200, and California, with a median price of $15,100, were among the states with high house prices. South Carolina, with a median house price of $7,500, West Virginia, with a median price of $7,600, Oklahoma, and Mississippi, with average home prices of $7,900, North Carolina, with a median house price of $8,000, and Tennessee, with an average house price of $8,300, were the states with the least expensive average house prices in 1960 dollars.
The average house price in 2000 dollars, adjusted for inflation, ranged from $37,000 in South Carolina to $103,000 in Hawaii, according to US Census Bureau data. Hawaii had the highest average property prices between 1960 and 2000. The state with the cheapest housing prices changed every decade.
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