The housing affordability crisis is driving residents out of the most Democratic counties.
One in five Redfin users searched for homes outside their metro; Boston, Chicago and Seattle had the most loyal residents.
Redfin gathered data on eviction records to estimate the scale of the impact of today’s housing affordability crisis.
We crunched the data in 24 metros to compare the median financial portfolio performance with the median home price appreciation since 2010.
Energy costs can add more than 50 percent to annual housing costs in some areas in the Rust Belt, but less than five percent in much of California.
Of all the homes currently for sale in California’s most populous counties, only 17 percent are affordable on the average California teacher salary of $73,536. This represents a 13 percentage point decline in affordable housing since 2012 when nearly 30 percent of all homes for sale were within reach on the then average salary of