The salary you need to afford the median priced home in major U.S. metros

via akos_barta:

Data sources:

Median home values (August 2018):

Mortgage rates:

Interest rates: The live market rates from the Zillow Mortgage Calculator

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The amount spent on housing is 30% of the total income as industry experts recommend.

Tools used to make the viz: PHP GD Library + GIMP

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For more information about the methodology and for an additional graph of median home values, check the original article.


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