Special Report

Cities Where It's Easiest to Buy a House for Less Than $100K

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5. Buffalo, New York
> Median home value: $77,800
> Homes worth less than $100,000: 61.6%
> Median home size: 5.6 rooms
> Median household income: $34,268
> 5-year pop. change: -0.9%

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4. Lansing, Michigan
> Median home value: $77,100
> Homes worth less than $100,000: 71.1%
> Median home size: 5.2 rooms
> Median household income: $38,642
> 5-year pop. change: +0.6%

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3. Cleveland, Ohio
> Median home value: $67,600
> Homes worth less than $100,000: 76.5%
> Median home size: 5.2 rooms
> Median household income: $27,854
> 5-year pop. change: -2.3%

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2. Dayton, Ohio
> Median home value: $66,500
> Homes worth less than $100,000: 78.0%
> Median home size: 5.3 rooms
> Median household income: $30,128
> 5-year pop. change: -1.2%

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1. Detroit, Michigan
> Median home value: $42,800
> Homes worth less than $100,000: 85.0%
> Median home size: 5.6 rooms
> Median household income: $27,838
> 5-year pop. change: -5.8%