Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 17 major US cities

San FranciscoVentdusud/ShutterstockSan Francisco continues to require the highest income in the US.

Buying a home is only getting more expensive.

Mortgage website HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metro areas in the US, according to second-quarter 2015 data.

Prices have increased across the board.

The site looked at median home prices from the National Association of Realtors, along with interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages and property taxes, and insurance costs, to figure out how much money it would take to pay a median-priced home's mortgage, taxes, and insurance in each city - and how much you would have to earn to afford it.

Salaries listed are rounded to the nearest $500.

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17. Minneapolis

17. Minneapolis

Population: 407,207

Median Home Price: $229,200

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,189

Salary Needed To Buy: $51,000

16. Dallas

16. Dallas

Population: 2,518,638

Median Home Price: $215,200

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,235

Salary Needed To Buy: $53,000

15. Houston

15. Houston

Population: 2,076,189

Median Home Price: $221,100

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,252

Salary Needed To Buy: $53,500

14. Philadelphia

14. Philadelphia

Population: 1,517,628

Median Home Price: $231,700

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,269

Salary Needed To Buy: $54,500

13. Baltimore

13. Baltimore

Population: 640,064

Median Home Price: $254,500

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,303

Salary Needed To Buy: $56,000

12. Chicago

12. Chicago

Population: 2,824,584

Median Home Price: $230,500

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,424

Salary Needed To Buy: $61,000

11. Sacramento

11. Sacramento

Population: 479,686

Median Home Price: $291,000

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,435

Salary Needed To Buy: $61,500

10. Miami

10. Miami

Population: 417,650

Median Home Price: $289,900

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,476

Salary Needed To Buy: $63,500

9. Portland

9. Portland

Population: 609,456

Median Home Price: $314,800

Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,516

Salary Needed To Buy: $65,000

8. Denver

8. Denver

Population: 649,495

Median Home Price: $362,900

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,631

Salary Needed To Buy: $70,000

7. Seattle

7. Seattle

Population: 652,405

Median Home Price: $385,300

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,822

Salary Needed To Buy: $78,000

6. Washington, D.C.

6. Washington, D.C.

Population: 582,049

Median Home Price: $403,800

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $1,937

Salary Needed To Buy: $83,000

5. Boston

5. Boston

Population: 645,966

Median Home Price: $414,600

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $2,010

Salary Needed To Buy: $86,000

4. Los Angeles

4. Los Angeles

Population: 3,794,640

Median Home Price: $445,200

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $2,060

Salary Needed To Buy: $88,500

3. New York City

3. New York City

Population: 8,213,839

Median Home Price: $410,400

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $2,117

Salary Needed To Buy: $91,000

2. San Diego

2. San Diego

Population: 1,284,347

Median Home Price: $547,800

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $2,446

Salary Needed To Buy: $105,000

1. San Francisco

1. San Francisco

Population: 777,660

Median Home Price: $841,600

Monthly Mortgage Payment: $3,684

Salary Needed To Buy: $158,000

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