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Zillow affordability breakdown: San Francisco

Stats on median income and mortgage payments

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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. ...