SmartAsset found the top 10 cities where renter’s ability to save money has increased since 2013.
Of the 100 cities for which we analyzed data, 86 have seen at least some growth in income after taxes and rent payments between 2013 and 2017, with only 14 seeing a decrease in income after taxes and rent payments.
Of the top 10 cities in this study, eight are in the Pacific or Mountain time zones, including four in California. The Western region of the country clearly dominates the top portion of this list of cities where it’s getting easier for renters to save.
First on the list was Reno, Nev., which saw nearly a 50% increase in income between 2013 and 2017 after rent and taxes were subtracted. It was followed by Santa Ana and San Francisco, Calif., Detriot, and Chula Vista, Calif.