Here’s what a million dollars buys you across the USA

Across 17 American cities, here's much square footage $1M is worth

New York Weekend Edition /
Oct.October 14, 2017 05:19 PM

Not all locations are created equal. One million dollars gets you a different sized house depending on where you’re buying, Business Insider discovered.

Analyzing data from houses priced between $995,000 to $1.1 million, here’s how much square footage you get for a million bucks across 17 U.S. housing markets.

1. New York

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 822
Price per square foot: $1,210

2. Los Angeles

Listing price: $999,000
Square feet: 1,407
Price per square foot: $710

3. Chicago

Listing price: $1,000,000
Square feet: 2,300
Price per square foot: $435

4. Dallas

Listing price: $999,000
Square feet: 3,469
Price per square foot: $288

5. Houston

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 4,424
Price per square foot: $225

6. Washington, DC

Listing price: $999,000
Square feet: 1,300
Price per square foot: $768

7. Philadelphia
Listing price: $1,100,000
Square feet: 2,400
Price per square foot: $458

8. Miami

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 2,898
Price per square foot: $343

9. Atlanta

Listing price: $999,000
Square feet: 6,854
Price per square foot: $146

10. Boston

Listing price: $1,050,000
Square feet: 1,285
Price per square foot: $817

11. San Francisco

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 1,100
Price per square foot: $905

12. Phoenix

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 3,173
Price per square foot: $314

13. Riverside/San Bernardino

Listing price: $999,890
Square feet: 4,078
Price per square foot: $245

14. Detroit

Listing price: $999,000
Square feet: 5,023
Price per square foot: $199

15. Seattle

Listing price: $995,000
Square feet: 2,140
Price per square foot: $465

16. Minneapolis

Listing price: $1,000,000
Square feet: 2,060
Price per square foot: $485

17. San Diego

Listing price: $1,050,000
Square feet: 1,850
Price per square foot: $568

[Business Insider]


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