10/22/2014 06:19 pm ET Updated Oct 23, 2014

San Francisco Is Losing Its 'Creative Class' Because Of High Rent

There is now even more proof of how ridiculously expensive San Francisco is.

Gen Fujioka, the public policy manager at the Chinatown Community Development Center, explained to HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps that San Francisco now has the "distinction of having the most expensive rental housing in the country." The average price for a one-bedroom apartment, he said, is now a whopping $3,200 a month.

But residents aren't the only ones being hurt by these high rent prices.

"That’s rents that average people cannot afford, and so we’re losing our teachers, our artists, nurses -- in many ways, a huge part of our creative class that formerly made San Francisco a great place to live," Fujioka said.

Watch the video above for more information on San Francisco's high prices and click here to watch the full segment on what happens as America urbanizes.

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