What Does the Average Home Owner Pay on a Mortgage? Hawaii home owners tend to take on the most debt in their home purchases with an average home loan amount of $677,299, according to a recent study by LendingTree.com, which revealed the average loan amounts on residential real estate purchases in 2011. That means the average home owner in Hawaii would have a monthly payment of about $3,234 for a 30-year mortgage, before taxes and insurance, according to LendingTree data.  Meanwhile, in Mississippi, home owners take on the lowest loan amounts at $137,182or $655 monthly mortgage payments, on average.  The national average for a home loan is $222,261 with a $1,061 average monthly payment for a 30-year mortgage at 4 percent, according to LendingTree.

The following are the top states with the highest loan amounts, including the average closed home loan for 2011, according to LendingTree:

    1) Hawaii: $667,299.33
    2) Washington, D.C.: $393,453
    3) New Jersey: $344,240.85
    4) New York: $340,124.50
    5) Maryland: $328,650.89
    6) Connecticut: $326,416.85
    7) Virginia: $312,930.83
    8) California: $310,676.35
    9) Utah: $276,211.67
    22) North Carolina: $207,037.31

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