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20 Cities Where the Middle Class Can No Longer Afford Housing

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5. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 56.8%
> Median home value: $666,900
> Median household income: $77,774
> Homeownership rate: 48.2%

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4. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 59.1%
> Median home value: $629,600
> Median household income: $92,236
> Homeownership rate: 62.8%

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3. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 59.3%
> Median home value: $940,900
> Median household income: $114,696
> Homeownership rate: 54.0%

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2. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 60.3%
> Median home value: $619,300
> Median household income: $83,985
> Homeownership rate: 53.8%

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1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Cost-burdened middle-class households: 63.7%
> Median home value: $1,116,400
> Median household income: $130,865
> Homeownership rate: 55.2%

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