Special Report

America's 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

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25. Bronx County, New York
> Annual wages as pct. of median sales price: 12.2%
> Income needed to buy a house: $125,670
> Avg. annual wages: $54,418
> Q1 median sales price: $445,000
> Housing units: 524,488

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24. Nassau County, New York
> Annual wages as pct. of median sales price: 12.2%
> Income needed to buy a house: $150,591
> Avg. annual wages: $62,270
> Q4 median sales price: $510,000
> Housing units: 471,031

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23. Riverside County, California
> Annual wages as pct. of median sales price: 12.2%
> Income needed to buy a house: $104,462
> Avg. annual wages: $45,071
> Q4 median sales price: $370,000
> Housing units: 826,704

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22. Placer County, California
> Annual wages as pct. of median sales price: 12.0%
> Income needed to buy a house: $123,384
> Avg. annual wages: $55,536
> Q4 median sales price: $462,000
> Housing units: 159,667

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21. San Diego County, California
> Annual wages as pct. of median sales price: 11.3%
> Income needed to buy a house: $143,102
> Avg. annual wages: $61,269
> Q4 median sales price: $540,250
> Housing units: 1,195,868