Powered by
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

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox