Have you heard the news? If millennials stop eating avocado toast, they'll be able to afford homes! Karamysh / Getty Images Let's assume avocado toast costs $8. The median cost of a home in the United States is $196,500, so you would have to give up 24,562.5 avocado toast brunches to afford that home. Just like that! So easy! Time to test your housing market knowledge. Tap a spot on the scale to guess how many avocado toasts it would take to afford the following homes. I'm done!