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    Junction City, KS 66441

    Phone: 785-762-2632

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    Junction City Among Best Places for Homeownership

    in Kansas

    NerdWallet considers availability, affordability and growth

     

    San Francisco, CA (June 19, 2014) – NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the best places for homeownership in Kansas – and Junction City made the list.

     

    As renting becomes less affordable, NerdWallet wanted to give potential homebuyers a look at the current housing market. NerdWallet based its rankings on the following criteria: 

     

    ·         Homeownership rate

    ·         Selected monthly homeowner costs

    ·         Monthly household income

    ·         Population growth

     

    NerdWallet ranked Junction City as the 14th best place in Kansas for homeownership. The area has a homeownership rate of 50.2%, and median monthly homeowner costs are $1,267. Junction City grew by 11.6% between 2010 and 2012, making it the fastest-growing community of the top 20.

     

    Other cities that made the list include Eudora and Prairie Village. Read the full study online.

     

    For more information about NerdWallet, visit nerdwallet.com/cities.

     

     

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    About NerdWallet

    NerdWallet is a consumer-friendly financial literacy website that helps consumers make better financial decisions and save money on CD rates, checking accounts, credit cards and more. NerdWallet has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Reuters; our products have been recommended by consumer advocates Liz Weston, Clark Howard and Consumer Action.

     

    Media Contact

    Sara Collins | Sara@nerdwallet.com