Here’s the salary you need to afford a home in these 27 cities

Looking to become a homeowner, but don’t want to end up house poor? To afford the national median home price of $222,700, you’ll need an annual salary of $51,115.

Here’s how much you need to earn to afford buying a home in 27 metro areas across the country, according toHSH.com.

  • City
  • Salary Needed
  • Median Home Price
  • Monthly payment
  • San Francisco*
    $147,996
    $781,600
    $3,453
  • San Diego*
    $103,165
    $546,800
    $2,407
  • Los Angeles
    $95,040
    $481,900
    $2,218
  • New York City
    $86,770
    $384,600
    $2,025
  • Boston
    $83,151
    $393,600
    $1,940
  • Washington
    $78,626
    $371,600
    $1,835
  • Seattle
    $78,425
    $385,300
    $1,830
  • Denver
    $68,436
    $353,500
    $1,597
  • Portland
    $65,917
    $318,800
    $1,538
  • Miami
    $63,048
    $286,000
    $1,471
  • Sacramento
    $62,143
    $294,100
    $1,450
  • Chicago
    $57,983
    $209,800
    $1,353
  • Baltimore
    $52,865
    $233,500
    $1,234
  • Houston
    $52,164
    $209,200
    $1,217
  • Dallas
    $51,806
    $206,200
    $1,209
  • Philadelphia
    $51,622
    $213,700
    $1,205
  • Minneapolis
    $50,251
    $223,700
    $1,173
  • Orlando
    $47,811
    $205,000
    $1,116
  • San Antonio
    $46,975
    $192,100
    $1,096
  • Phoenix
    $43,938
    $221,000
    $1,025
  • Tampa
    $41,923
    $175,100
    $978
  • Atlanta
    $37,551
    $169,200
    $876
  • Detroit
    $36,915
    $148,667
    $861
  • St Louis
    $34,778
    $143,700
    $811
  • Cincinnati
    $33,967
    $136,600
    $793
  • Cleveland
    $32,523
    $121,800
    $759
  • Pittsburgh
    $31,134
    $128,000
    $726

 

[SOURCE :-money.cnn]