Special Report

43 Cities Where Most People Can’t Afford Their Homes

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43. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 69.9%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,416
> Median household income: $81,000
> Population change, 2010-2020: +3.3%

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42. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 69.8%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,850
> Median household income: $104,500
> Population change, 2010-2020: +11.9%

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41. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 69.7%
> Median monthly housing costs: $675
> Median household income: $41,200
> Population change, 2010-2020: +13.0%

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40. Worcester, MA-CT
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 69.5%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,331
> Median household income: $76,500
> Population change, 2010-2020: +3.2%

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39. Greensboro-High Point, NC
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 69.5%
> Median monthly housing costs: $870
> Median household income: $50,000
> Population change, 2010-2020: +7.2%