Difference Between What You Make and How far It Goes in Houston and Four Other Cities
3) New York City
We bet you're not surprised that a $37,064 yearly median income gets you a whole $28,799 in money power.
Photo by Kent Wang
2) Dallas-Fort Worth
The median income here is $31, 756, a little higher than Houston. And it's real value? $28,818.
If you're pulling in the median here, which is $31,236, then you're really only getting about $29, 467. Not that much bang for the buck.