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20 Cities Where the Middle Class Can No Longer Afford Housing

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10. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 49.6%
> Median home value: $444,500
> Median household income: $97,053
> Homeownership rate: 66.1%

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9. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 50.0%
> Median home value: $482,700
> Median household income: $94,430
> Homeownership rate: 61.5%

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8. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 50.4%
> Median home value: $482,900
> Median household income: $83,160
> Homeownership rate: 50.8%

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7. Urban Honolulu, HI
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 52.7%
> Median home value: $739,700
> Median household income: $87,470
> Homeownership rate: 57.4%

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6. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 53.5%
> Median home value: $446,300
> Median household income: $105,659
> Homeownership rate: 63.5%

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