Special Report

43 Cities Where Most People Can’t Afford Their Homes

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23. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 67.5%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,340
> Median household income: $76,380
> Population change, 2010-2020: +-0.9%

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22. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 67.3%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,235
> Median household income: $70,000
> Population change, 2010-2020: +1.4%

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21. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 67.3%
> Median monthly housing costs: $979
> Median household income: $54,000
> Population change, 2010-2020: +15.2%

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20. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 66.8%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,270
> Median household income: $67,600
> Population change, 2010-2020: +3.8%

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19. Springfield, MA
> Households able to afford monthly payments: 66.3%
> Median monthly housing costs: $1,078
> Median household income: $62,150
> Population change, 2010-2020: +0.4%