Akron is the third most affordable city in the United States to buy a home, according to an analysis by Branch Publishing.

In fact, five of the top 15 communities are in Ohio.

Branch Publishing examined median household incomes, median home listing prices from Zillow, and state-specific mortgage rates from Zillow to determine how many hours a week a person would have to work to make a monthly 30-year fixed mortgage payment.

For Akron, it was 13 hours based on the median home list price of $67,305 and a median annual income of $35,240.

Youngstown was ranked first, while Dayton was fifth, Parma 13th and Toledo 14th.

Most of the affordable cities were in the Midwest, while the least affordable were in California.

Newport Beach, Calif., topped the least affordable list.

Read the full report here.