Special Report

America's 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets

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5. Wayne County, Michigan
> Income needed to buy a house: $34,658
> Average annual wages: $61,061
> Q4 median sales price: $110,000
> Housing units: 816,398

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4. Peoria County, Illinois
> Income needed to buy a house: $34,024
> Average annual wages: $60,567
> Q4 median sales price: $102,500
> Housing units: 83,487

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3. Clayton County, Georgia
> Income needed to buy a house: $31,262
> Average annual wages: $56,641
> Q4 median sales price: $110,000
> Housing units: 104,699

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2. Bibb County, Georgia
> Income needed to buy a house: $20,685
> Average annual wages: $42,900
> Q4 median sales price: $75,050
> Housing units: 70,178

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1. Baltimore City County, Maryland
> Income needed to buy a house: $30,701
> Average annual wages: $65,819
> Q4 median sales price: $100,500
> Housing units: 296,923