Florida- How Much Money Do I Need To Make To Buy A Home?


Based on the data of 27 metro areas, below is a breakdown of the top 5 metros that require the highest salaries and the bottom 5 metros that require the lowest salaries to purchase a house.

Most Expensive Metros

  • San Francisco:
    • Salary needed: $147,996
    • Median home price: $781,600
  • San Diego:
    • Salary needed: $103,165
    • Median home price: $546,800
  • Los Angeles:
    • Salary needed: $95,040
    • Median home price: $481,900
  • New York City:
    • Salary needed: $86,770
    • Median home price: $384,600
  • Boston:
    • Salary needed: $83,151
    • Median home price: $393,600

Least Expensive Metros

  • Pittsburg:
    • Salary needed: $31,134
    • Median home price: $128,000
  • Cleveland:
    • Salary needed: $32,523
    • Median home price: $121,800
  • Cincinnati:
    • Salary needed: $33,967
    • Median home price: $136,600
  • St. Louis:
    • Salary needed: $34,777
    • Median home price: $143,700
  • Detroit:
    • Salary needed: $36,915
    • Median home price: $148,667