Thinking about moving your family to one of America’s major cities? Well, if it’s to the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area or San Diego , you might want to make sure you’re a big baller, shot caller (are folks still saying that?). Here’s what your household salary would need to be to purchase* a house to 16 of America’s major cities:

San Francisco, CA 

In San Francisco, the median home price comes in at $770,300, and buyers would need to make a salary of $144,196 to afford a similarly priced home.

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San Diego, CA

In San Diego, the median home price comes in at $554,300, and buyers would need to make a salary of $104,486. to afford a similarly priced home.

Los Angeles, CA

In Los Angeles, the median home price comes in at $458,900, and buyers would need to make a salary of $90,180. to afford a similarly priced home.

New York City, NY 

In Atlanta, the median home price comes in at $140,700, and buyers would need to make a salary of $33,898. to afford a similarly priced home.

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(*Assuming you make a 20% down payment, and qualify for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage)

 

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