Fre­mont

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Wal­letHub an­a­lyst Jill Gon­za­lez said those top­ics are all con­nected.

“Job se­cu­rity makes peo­ple feel safe in re­gards to money, and they can plan for things like re­tire­ment, and en­gage in cleaner,

more sus­tain­able liv­ing,” Gon­za­lez said in an email.

But Fre­mont’s wal­let fit­ness met­rics in­cluded some more trou­bling num­bers. Res­i­dents’ mort­gage debt as a share of me­dian earn­ings was a whop­ping 469 per­cent, the 140th worst share in the na­tion. Given the me­dian price of hous­ing in the Bay Area, that’s not sur­pris­ing.

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