Detroit is the most affordable U.S. city for a worker earning its median salary, according to Glassdoor.

The labor market research firm Glassdoor has calculated a “cost of living ratio” for US cities by dividing a city’s median base salary by its median home value, and used the data collected to determine which US cities are the most affordable on an average paycheck.

“Though there are certainly other financial factors to consider when taking into account the total cost of living, this data reinforces that pay typically goes further in mid-sized cities versus big metropolitan areas where there is often tighter competition for housing,” said Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor’s chief economist.

Indianapolis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Memphis occupied spots five through two, while Detroit took the top spot. Detroit’s cost of living ratio is 50%, calculated from a median base salary of $61,500 and a median home value of $123,100.

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