The Best Cities To Live With An Average Paycheck

December 5, 2016

Lots of open jobs, respectable salaries, and reasonable home values makes a city like Dallas the place to be.

CNBC analyzed a new report from Glassdoor and found the housing markets where a dollar will go the furthest. The top 25 cities are ranked according to a cost of living ratio, based on a city’s median base salary divided by the median home value.

Dallas-Fort Worth was ranked 18th, with a cost of living ratio of 33 percent. DFW is hiring, too, with 121,241 open jobs. Rust Belt and Midwest cities like Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and St. Louis were toward the top of the list.

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