The median income in San Francisco is $85,512, and residents can expect to spend 40.6 percent of their income on a monthly mortgage payment. Renters pay 47 percent.
Zillow breaks down how incomes and affordability match up.
San Francisco, CA Metro Highlights:
- The median income is $85,512.
- In the San Francisco metro, residents can expect to spend 40.6 percent of their income on a monthly mortgage payment, and 47 percent on rent.
- To make a 20 percent down payment on a median-valued home in the San Francisco metro, a buyer would have to have saved $153,600.
- The ZHVI (Zillow Home Value Index) rose by 12 percent over the past year, to $768,000.