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Housing

Dearborn County's acres of land and historic districts provide the area with an eclectic mix of home styles. The county boasts housing options to meet the needs of all home seekers, from renovated loft apartments in downtown Lawrenceburg to sprawling country homes, Dearborn County has it all.

The abundant land throughout Dearborn County means housing is available for home buyers of all income levels. Homeowners in the county have enjoyed increasing home values over the past 15 years. The median home price within the county increased 12.7% from $183,019 in 2004 to 2014 in $209,636.

Homeowners in Dearborn County enjoy low ownership costs. Over 89.0% of county monthly mortgage payments in 2000 were under $1,500, compared to 74.1% of monthly mortgage payments nationally. The median rent of occupied housing units in 2014 was $634, compared to a 2014 national median rent figure of $769. The cost of housing in the metro areas surrounding Dearborn County is much lower than the national average. Housing costs in Cincinnati are 84.2 percent of the national average.

For more information, visit: Southeastern Indiana Board of Realtors