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The Most and Least Affordable Cities in America

tech <h3>Some cities require you to make a high salary to afford a home, but others require an annual salary of a little over $30,000 a year. Take a look at the top 10 cities that don’t require a high salary and the top 10 that do. HSH.com pulled together these interesting statistics.</h3> <table align="left" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:808px;" width="607"><tbody><tr><td style="width:403px;height:755px;"> <h3>    10 Cities You Don’t Need a High Salary to Afford</h3> <h3> </h3> <h3>10.  San Antonio</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $45, 374.30</h3> <h3>  median home price: $185,500</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.09%</h3> <h3>9. Orlando</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $42,143.30</h3> <h3>  median home price: $180,000</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.07%</h3> <h3>8. Phoenix</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $40,658.08</h3> <h3>  median home price: $200,300</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.06%</h3> <h3>7. Tampa</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $37,732.30</h3> <h3>  median home price: $160,000</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.13%</h3> <h3>6. Atlanta</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $35,800.11</h3> <h3>  median home price: $157,700</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.09%</h3> <h3>5. Detroit</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $35,521.47</h3> <h3>  median home price: $135,800</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.18%</h3> <h3>4. Cincinnati</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $33,485.23</h3> <h3>  median home price: $138,100</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.09%</h3> <h3>3. St. Louis</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $33,323.09</h3> <h3>  median home price: $138,400</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.03%</h3> <h3>2. Cleveland</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $32,010.41</h3> <h3>  median home price: $121,200</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.05%</h3> <h3>1. Pittsburgh</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $31,716.32</h3> <h3>  median home price: $135,000</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 3.98%</h3> </td> <td style="width:405px;height:755px;"> <h3> </h3> <h3>               10 Cities You Need a High Salary to Afford</h3> <h3> </h3> <h3>10. Miami</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $58,431.48</h3> <h3>   median home price: $265,000</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.09%</h3> <h3>9. Portland</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $60,603.50</h3> <h3>   median home price: $288,000</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.11%</h3> <h3>8. Denver</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $61,642.15</h3> <h3>   median home price: $314,800</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.08%</h3> <h3>7. Seattle</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $72,844.31</h3> <h3>   median home price: $352,000</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.15%</h3> <h3>6. Washington, D.C.</h3> <h3>  minimum salary to afford a home: $77394.83</h3> <h3>  median home price: $372,800</h3> <h3>  average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 3.98%</h3> <h3>5. Boston</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $80,049.93</h3> <h3>   median home price: $383,200</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.05%</h3> <h3>4. New York City</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $87,535.60</h3> <h3>   median home price: $390,000</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.22%</h3> <h3>3. Los Angeles</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $89,664.86</h3> <h3>   median home price: $450,900</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.07%</h3> <h3>2. San Diego</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $95,432.68</h3> <h3>   median home price: $493,100</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage: 4.07%</h3> <h3>1. San Francisco</h3> <h3>   minimum salary to afford a home: $142,448.33</h3> <h3>   median home price: $742,900</h3> <h3>   average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage</h3> <p> </p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p>

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