California Tops List of Least Affordable Cities

The above headline shouldn’t come as a surprise, but the specific numbers may. Accorning to CNN Money — click here — of the ten most expensive cities, five are in California: San Francisco, Santa Ana, Los Angeles, San Jose, and San Diego. These appear to be the “usual suspects,” except for Santa Ana.

The other five are — what else? — New York, followed by Bridgeport, Honolulu, Newark and El Paso.  Bridgeport?! Newark? That’s what it says.

The surprises are Santa Ana on the California list, as well as Bridgeport and El Paso on the list of the rest. We are also surprised to note that Boston and Washington are not on the list, but then again, what do we know?