According to the 2020 ACS 5-year estimates, most of the homes in Pendleton County with a mortgage fall in-line with the rates seen across the state and nationally with more than half of those homes representing a mortgage cost of less than 20% of the household income6. On the far end of the spectrum however, Pendleton County has more than 17% of homes with a mortgage that have a housing cost burden of 35% or more of the total household income.

More than 17 percent of mortgage holders in Pendleton County use 35% or more of their monthly household income for mortgage payments5.

The median rental cost for Pendleton County is $758 a month5. More than 47% of renters pay more than 35% of their household income on rent each month5.