New Yorkers love to complain about how expensive their city is, but a new study reveals that the Big Apple is more affordable for middle class families than places like Cincinnati, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, or Portland, Oregon.

New York is the tenth most affordable major city for middle-income homes — thanks to high median incomes and the city’s expansive transportation system, according to a report by the Center for Housing Policy and Center for Neighborhood Technology.

New York wasn’t the only surprise on the list. The most affordable city, according to the study, was Washington, DC, which is another notoriously expensive place to live.

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