San Diego – 5th Least Affordable Place to Buy A Home

Homes Median Maximum Median

within household affordable size

reach income home price (sq. ft.)

1. San Francisco 14% $78,840 $409,000 1,000

2. Orange County 23% $71,983 $373,000 1,057

3. Los Angeles 24% $53,001 $271,000 1,170

4. New York City 25% $56,007 $274,000 978

5. San Diego 28% $60,330 $309,000 1,056

6. San Jose 31% $90,737 $462,000 1,133

7. Ventura County 32% $71,517 $366,000 1,222

8. Fairfield County, Conn. 36% $79,841 $364,000 1,317

9. Honolulu 40% $71,404 $395,000 778

10. Boston 41% $66,149 $322,000 1,250

Real estate website Trulia analyzed the most and least affordable places in the U.S. for a middle class family to buy a home. A home was affordable if the total monthly payment for that home was less than 31 percent of the metro area’s median household income. Areas in Ohio and Indiana dominated the most affordable, with more than 80 percent of homes within reach. San Diego made the top 10 list of least affordable places to own a home.

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