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The Pay Gap Keeps Single Women Out of the Home Buying Market in 9 American Cities

Median income data for men and women from the Census Bureau was compared to average mortgage payments, calculated using in-house data, in the 50 largest American cities. ThePropertyShark studyrevealed a housing gender gap in 9 cities - meaning men can afford to buy a starter home in these cities while women cannot.

"With single women's median income considerably lower than that of men in all the cities we looked at, and the trend of real estate prices out-pacing income gains in recent year

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