Markets with the cheapest homes aren’t necessarily the most affordable for every worker, as wages are often lower in these locales. A recent analysis by Zillow of median incomes and budgets for various occupations shows that the most affordable housing markets aren’t located in the middle portion of the nation.
- Buffalo, Cleveland and Toledo appear affordable for a number of occupations.
- California is an affordable market for teachers.
- In the Northeast, lawyers and judges can afford large percentage of homes.