Special Report

25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

Landmark Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, California
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10. Monterey County, California
> Median home sale price: $465,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $2,988
> Monthly wage: $3,692
> Homeownership rate: 49.1%

Pier of Long Island in New York City, Queens County
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9. Queens County, New York
> Median home sale price: $498,500
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,203
> Monthly wage: $4,173
> Homeownership rate: 43.2%

Vineyard in Napa County Califronia
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8. Napa County, California
> Median home sale price: $549,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,528
> Monthly wage: $4,147
> Homeownership rate: 61.8%

An aerial view of a Maui beach, Kahului, Hawaii
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7. Maui County, Hawaii
> Median home sale price: $482,533
> Median monthly pmt.: $3,101
> Monthly wage: $3,445
> Homeownership rate: 58.6%

Painted Ladies, San Francisco, California
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6. San Francisco County, California
> Median home sale price: $1,150,000
> Median monthly pmt.: $7,390
> Monthly wage: $8,901
> Homeownership rate: 35.8%