A Michigan zip code takes the top spot on the list of most affordable places in the United States.

Three Michigan zip codes make the top ten - but only two cities.

How can two Michigan cities make the list of most affordable places in the United States list with three different zip codes?

That is a good question. The reason why is Flint, Michigan makes the list twice, but with different zip codes.

What Michigan zip code is the most affordable place in the United States?

48505 - Flint, Michigan

What other Michigan zip codes make the list of most affordable places in the United States?

48504 - Flint Michigan and 48205, Detroit, Michigan.

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To determine the most affordable zip codes, American Home Shield looked at the following criteria,

  • Census Databank
  • Population
  • Median Household Income
  • Median Home Value

According to American Home Shield, this is why Flint, Michigan zip code 48505, takes the top spot,

The median price of a home ($27,703) is less than what a typical local worker makes annually ($29,061), making for a home price-to-household income ratio of 0.95.

What is the least affordable zip code in the United States?

Does the zip code 90210 ring a bell?

Beverly Hills, California, is the least affordable zip code in the United States. An average home in Beverly Hills costs 34.82 times what a typical local worker earns yearly.

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Flint, Michigan may not be Beverly Hills, but the city does have a lot to be proud of including the following attractions,

There are certainly more places that make the city of Flint great, but importantly - the people do too.

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