Zillow study says housing affordability factors in incomes, occupations

  • 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.

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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.