The same analysis showed that it is expensive to rent in Detroit, and it is expensive to live there.
According to a press release from the two online companies, Long Beach and Los Angeles are great places to rent and get jobs, while Honolulu is the worst:
"Honolulu, Hawaii is the worst city for job seekers planning to rent a home -- offering the highest median rental price and some of the lowest job opening numbers."
The joint press release says that homeowners are still not selling, but jobs are coming back:
'Year-over-year job growth has increased in 98 percent of the top U.S. cities, and we're finally seeing jobs come back to pre-recession levels of just over five million listings nationally,' said Gautam Godhwani, CEO of SimplyHired.com."