Special Report

25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

San Diego, California, USA downtown skyline.
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20. San Diego County, California
> Median home sale price: $465,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $2,988
> Monthly wage: $4,801
> Homeownership rate: 52.0%

Main Street of Placerville, El Dorado County, California
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19. El Dorado County, California
> Median home sale price: $392,750
> Median monthly pmt.: $2,524
> Monthly wage: $3,809
> Homeownership rate: 78.4%

Los Angeles County, California
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18. Los Angeles County, California
> Median home sale price: $490,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,149
> Monthly wage: $4,931
> Homeownership rate: 45.1%

Santa Barbara, California
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17. Santa Barbara County, California
> Median home sale price: $480,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,084
> Monthly wage: $4,043
> Homeownership rate: 51.3%

University of California Berkeley Campus Buildings
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16. Alameda County, California
> Median home sale price: $620,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,984
> Monthly wage: $5,863
> Homeownership rate: 52.5%