Some young professionals enjoy sharing a home with other people. However, most of us want the independence of having our own place.
Sounds impossible in major metropolitan areas… especially the insanely expensive San Francisco Bay Area with its large number of millionaires, startup IPOs, and Teslas on the road:
Yet, there are still some areas where you can swing renting a place by yourself on a $100,000 salary, with monthly rent of just under $2,500 a month. Check it out:
Source: The San Jose Mercury News analysis of regional incomes and rental affordability in partnership with Zillow.