Special Report

America's 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets

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15. Jefferson County, Alabama
> Income needed to buy a house: $37,888
> Average annual wages: $55,133
> Q4 median sales price: $135,450
> Housing units: 305,262

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14. Allen County, Ohio
> Income needed to buy a house: $29,936
> Average annual wages: $44,473
> Q4 median sales price: $98,000
> Housing units: 44,850

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13. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
> Income needed to buy a house: $43,637
> Average annual wages: $65,273
> Q4 median sales price: $150,000
> Housing units: 671,125

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12. Lucas County, Ohio
> Income needed to buy a house: $31,348
> Average annual wages: $47,658
> Q4 median sales price: $97,000
> Housing units: 202,307

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11. Trumbull County, Ohio
> Income needed to buy a house: $26,366
> Average annual wages: $40,170
> Q4 median sales price: $84,500
> Housing units: 95,466