West Va. boasts lowest housing costs in the US


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginians pay the lowest housing costs in the country, but they also don't make a lot of money.
The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that the median monthly housing cost in the Mountain State was $881 in 2007, compared to the national median of $1,464.
Last year, the state's median income was $40,800.
By comparison, Californians earned median incomes of $56,311, but paid nearly