• In a Finder.com review of housing and income data, Chicagoland comes in as a place where people with an average income can find a home at a reasonable price.

  • Chicago came in no. 20 on a list of 78 cities.
  • They were looking for were a set of benchmarks to gauge how much homes cost in a variety of markets, and how easy it is to pay both mortgage and non-mortgage debt in each.

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The pool of homebuyers that can afford Chicago housing prices is pretty large.In a Finder.com review of housing and income data from a variety of sources, Chicagoland comes in as a place where people who make a little above an average income can find a home at a reasonable price.Finder.com compiled data from a variety of sources. They used Census Bureau numbers, data from Zillow, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Urban Institute.What they were looking for were a set of benchmarks to gauge how much homes cost in a variety of markets, and how easy it is to pay both mortgage and non-mortgage debt.Chicago came in at a comfortable 20 out of 78 cities that were rated. The average home value was pegged at $200,300. The analysis found that one could afford to buy a house in ...