America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

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20. Westchester County, New York
> Income needed to buy a house: $193,332
> Average annual wages: $72,566
> Q4 median sales price: $550,000
> Housing units: 369,925

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19. Rockland County, New York
> Income needed to buy a house: $144,536
> Average annual wages: $52,819
> Q4 median sales price: $415,000
> Housing units: 104,651

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18. Santa Barbara County, California
> Income needed to buy a house: $146,990
> Average annual wages: $53,196
> Q4 median sales price: $525,000
> Housing units: 154,574

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17. Richmond County, New York
> Income needed to buy a house: $141,594
> Average annual wages: $50,440
> Q4 median sales price: $500,000
> Housing units: 178,603

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16. Alameda County, California
> Income needed to buy a house: $219,464
> Average annual wages: $75,192
> Q4 median sales price: $800,000
> Housing units: 592,796