Percentage of population spending 30% or more of income on housing costs, select North American cities, 2009-2013 (USA) and 2006 (Canada) - alternative text

Highest shares of young adults

City Young ages Adults
Pittsburgh 28% 27%
Hartford 38% 36%
Rochester 35.5% 33%
Cleveland 35.5% 34%
Detroit 39% 35%

Note: Values are estimates based on the graph.

Note: Geography is at the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels. Cities are selected by those with the largest and smallest proportions of young adults relative to the total metropolitan population. For this graphic, young adults are defined as those aged 25 to 34. U.S. Data is from the five-year estimates of the American Community Survey from 2009 to 2013.

Source: Calculated from: U.S. Census Bureau. 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates. Tables B25093 and B25072. Statistics Canada (2008). Topic-based tabilations. Catalogue no. 97-554-xcb2006052.

Lowest shares of young adults

City Young ages Adults
Austin 40% 36%
Salt Lake City 40% 34%
Calgary 26% 18%
Edmonton 21% 16%
Denver 37% 35%