From listing on Trulia
- The price per square foot for homes can vary drastically from city to city.
- You can get a lot more space in Dallas or Chicago than in Boston or San Francisco.
- To compare home size across housing markets, real estate listing site Trulia pulled listings in the $500,000 range for the 15 biggest US metros.
Space is hard to come by in some of America's most popular housing markets.
Homebuyers in Boston and San Francisco, for instance, are paying over $1,000 per square foot right now, while buyers in Detroit and Chicago are paying closer to $200 per square foot.
To find out how home sizes compare across America, we asked Trulia to gather listings in the $500,000 range for the largest metro areas.
Below, check out how much square footage buyers get for homes priced between $489,000 and $525,000 in 15 popular cities.
New York CityFrom listing on Trulia
Listing price: $499,000
Square feet: 550
Price per square foot: $907
Los AngelesFrom listing on Trulia
Listing price: $489,000
Square feet: 871
Price per square foot: $561
ChicagoFrom listing on Trulia
Listing price: $519,000
Square feet: 2,600
Price per square foot: $200
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