Special Report

America's 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets

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10. Montgomery County, Alabama
> Income needed to buy a house: $28,856
> Average annual wages: $45,422
> Q4 median sales price: $105,550
> Housing units: 103,577

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9. Saginaw County, Michigan
> Income needed to buy a house: $27,129
> Average annual wages: $44,863
> Q4 median sales price: $86,500
> Housing units: 86,792

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8. Richmond County, Georgia
> Income needed to buy a house: $27,130
> Average annual wages: $45,175
> Q4 median sales price: $93,000
> Housing units: 87,290

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7. Rock Island County, Illinois
> Income needed to buy a house: $33,370
> Average annual wages: $56,433
> Q4 median sales price: $104,950
> Housing units: 65,800

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6. St. Lawrence County, New York
> Income needed to buy a house: $26,108
> Average annual wages: $44,980
> Q4 median sales price: $75,000
> Housing units: 52,272