If you live in California, know anyone that lives there or want to move there... it's expensive
Below.. we found some news on approximately how much you need to earn per year to afford a house in some of the biggest cities (and the rest of the country).
From KUSI in San Diego:
Two big Silicon Valley cities, San Jose and San Francisco, rank at the top of the list. What may be a surprise is San Diego ranks third, before Los Angeles. A household would have to bring in 131,000 dollars in annual income in order to afford a median sized home. The most affordable of the top 50 U.S. cities is Pittsburgh.