Zillow breaks down how incomes and affordability match up in Chicago.
Chicago metro highlights:
- The median income is $62868.
- 13.7 percent of income is spent on a monthly mortgage payment, and 31.4 percent is spent on rent.
- A 20 percent down payment on a median-valued home in Chicago, IL would require a potential buyer to have saved $38200.
- The ZHVI (Zillow Home Value Index) rose by 2.2 percent over the past year, to $191000.