Across the United States, an average home can look very different state by state. Although the median list price nationwide is $289,000, in Hawaii, it’s $639,000, and in West Virginia, that number drops down to $164,000. Check out our roundup of what an average home looks like in each state to see how your state compares to the rest.
Median List Price: $214,900
Four Bedroom Home: $214,900
In Smiths Town, on the border with Georgia, a four-bedroom single-family rambler sits on a grassy lot. There’s a spacious living room, a kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and space for a breakfast table. The cost per square foot is $97.
Median List Price: $294,000
Four Bedroom Home: $289,900
This 1,652 square-foot ranch house in Anchorage sports a new roof and a renovated kitchen and bathrooms. The detached garage offers lots of storage space.
Median List Price: $299,000
Three Bedroom Home: $299,000
This coral-colored 1,638 square-foot house in North Phoenix has a big backyard for entertainment and play. The interior boasts three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-concept living area with a spacious Great Room.
Median List Price: $179,900
Three Bedroom Home: $179,900
This 2,187 square-foot house sits on 3.5 acres in Harrisburg, in the northeastern part of the state. A screened patio is great for outdoor meals. Sit on a rocker or swing on the front porch to watch the world go by.
Median List Price: $549,000
Five Bedroom Home: $549,000
For this budget in the Rancho Vista Estates, located in Temecula, you can buy a five-bedroom house with three-car garage and pool. The kitchen is outfitted with white cabinets, granite counters and a center island. There are separate living and dining rooms.
Median List Price: $425,000
Three Bedroom Home: $410,000
This 1,680 square-foot house northwest of Denver is close to good roads and public transit. Built in 1907, it has been upgraded with new floors and new appliances.The master bedroom and two smaller bedrooms are on the main level and an upstairs loft can be designed as a fourth bedroom.
Median List Price: $340,000
Three Bedroom Home: $339,000
In Waterford, close to Long Island Sound, this budget buys you a 1,600 square-foot single-family home. Adjacent to the house is a saltwater pool, pool house, heated garage and fenced patio. The open-concept interior features a living and dining room plus kitchen and is perfect for hanging out. A large basement can be configured as an exercise room, lounge, office or playroom.
Median List Price: $295,000
Three Bedroom Home: $294,900
For this budget in Wilmington, you can buy a three-bedroom ranch house on a quarter-acre lot. This 1,150 square-foot house features hardwood floors throughout and a flagstone patio. The finished lower level offers three rooms that can be designed to suit your taste and needs.
Median List Price: $299,900
Three Bedroom Home: $299,900
Palm Harbor, northwest of Tampa on Saint Joseph Sound, is where you can find this 2,000 square-foot split-level home. The three-bedroom house has been refurbished with fresh paint, new windows and carpeting. The house is part of the community of Westlake Village, which offers residents a pool, clubhouse, ball courts and playground.
Median List Price: $265,000
Four Bedroom Home: $265,000
North of Atlanta in Marietta, you can buy this 2,280 square-foot, three-level contemporary house. Built in 1977, the home sits on a wooded, 10,000 square-foot lot. A deck overlooks the backyard and is perfect for hosting a party.
Median List Price: $639,000
Three Bedroom Home: $635,000
In Wahiawa, on the island of Oahu northwest of Honolulu, you can buy a 1,128 square-foot single-family on a corner lot. Lychee trees, flowers and palm trees of all sizes surround the house. You can park your car, bike, stroller or motorcycle in the carport.
Median List Price: $314,303
Four Bedroom Home: $315,000
In Boise, this budget allows you to buy a 2,000 square-foot, single-family house where you can relax on the front porch and have meals on the rear deck. The updated kitchen features an island, granite counters, hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances.
Median List Price: $245,000
Three Bedroom Home: $245,000
West of Chicago in Dekalb, this brick rambler on nearly two acres is on the market for just shy of a quarter million. A gazebo and screened porch lets you enjoy the country-like setting. The living room has a fireplace and the kitchen has white glazed cabinetry.
Median List Price: $196,607
Two Bedroom Home: $196,900
East of South Bend and just below the Michigan border, you can find this 1986 ranch house with nearly 3,000 square feet. The living room bay window lets in plenty of natural light and there’s a gas fireplace. The two-bedroom boasts an updated eat-in kitchen and a basement that can be reconfigured into another bedroom, office or playroom.
Median List Price: $199,000
Five Bedroom Home: $199,600
In Lamoni, south of Des Moines, you can snap up a five-bedroom rambler under $200,000. This home features a kitchen with cherry custom cabinets and a breakfast eating area. A custom-built china cabinet is part of the dining room. There’s an enclosed, three-season room with southern exposure and a partially finished basement.
Median List Price: $199,000
Five Bedroom Home: $199,000
In Wichita, a 16-year-old redbrick home is selling for $93 per square foot. The large footprint offers five bedrooms, three bathrooms, vaulted ceilings and a spacious basement. There’s a triple-car garage and grassy front yard.
Median List Price: $189,900
Four Bedroom Home: $189,900
This Winchester home, on a fenced-in corner lot, is just 12 minutes from Lexington. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms are spread over 2,300 square feet. An open kitchen is adjacent to a large living room that features a fireplace. The back porch is furnished with a hot tub.
Median List Price: $220,000
Three Bedroom Home: $215,000
In Lafayette, you can buy this custom-built, single-family house. A rear patio looks out on trees and a yard big enough to install a pool. The master bathroom boasts a whirlpool tub.
Median List Price: $239,900
Three Bedroom Home: $239,900
This white-painted brick home in Falmouth is about 900 square feet. Built in 1900, the single-family house features two bedrooms and one bathroom.
Median List Price: $345,000
Three Bedroom Home: $345,000
This three-bedroom, two-bathroom brick rambler is 3,100 square feet. It’s located in Westminster, which is northwest of Baltimore. The nearly two-acre lot is fenced and overlooks a horse farm. There’s a large deck in the backyard.
Median List Price: $470,000
Three Bedroom Home: $475,000
In Middleboro, south of Boston, a buyer can get this 2,600-square-foot single-family. The three-bedroom house sits on 5.6 acres of woods and is adjacent to a 450-acre conservation property. Inside, there’s a wood fireplace with stone surround to get cozy.
Median List Price: $200,703
Three Bedroom Home: $190,000
For less than $200,00 you can get this two-level Ann Arbor house. The 1,200 square-foot single-family has an open-layout interior and features a two-car garage and a large basement with laundry facilities.
Median List Price: $275,455
Four Bedroom Home: $275,000
In Big Lake, northwest of Minneapolis, this budget will get you a 2,100 square-foot single-family with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house, built in 1984, lies on five acres and includes a fenced garden and lawn. An outdoor deck is an attractive feature.
Median List Price: $188,900
Two Bedroom Home: $189,000
This three-year-old, 1,300 square-foot stone cottage is located on a wooded acre in Oxford, southeast of Memphis. It is close to Holly Springs National Forest. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a screened porch.
Median List Price: $189,900
Two Bedroom Home: $189,900
This redbrick 1,400 square-foot house in St. Louis features a large eat-in kitchen, a dining room decorated with wainscoting, and a master bedroom. An upstairs loft can be configured to suit a buyer’s needs.
Median List Price: $324,556
One Bedroom Home: $325,000
This 1,000 square-foot boathouse in Bigfork has one bedroom and bathroom. It features a drive-in boat garage beneath the house for three boats, and a garage door and concrete dock. This waterfront property is for sale by owner.
Median List Price: $227,000
Three Bedroom Home: $229,900
Southwest of Omaha, in Gretna, you can buy a three-bedroom, brick-and-siding rambler. The house is 2,650 square feet and sits on a third of an acre. You can add additional rooms across the lower level plus build a third garage. The price is $85 per square foot.
Median List Price: $319,900
Three Bedroom Home: $319,900
In Las Vegas, this budget will enable you to buy a 2,000 square-foot, terra cotta-roofed house with a two-car garage. The kitchen offers dark cabinetry, granite counters, an island and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen space blends with the family room and dining area. The house was built in 2010.
Median List Price: $300,000
Three Bedroom Home: $300,000
In Dover, just west of the Atlantic Ocean coastline, this 1,700 square-foot house has been renovated and updated. Built in 1900, it sits on an 8,300 square-foot lot under the shade of a tall old tree.
Median List Price: $359,000
Three Bedroom Home: $359,000
In Toms River you can buy a 2,000 square-foot single-family home with nine-foot ceilings, three bedrooms and many upgrades. The house boasts two fireplaces, Anderson windows, granite kitchen counters and a spacious deck. There’s also an 11,000-pound boat lift.
Median List Price: $239,900
Three Bedroom Home: $239,000
For this budget, you can purchase a three-bedroom, 1,400 square-foot house in Ruidoso, which lies roughly between Albuquerque and El Paso. The house has two levels with wrap-around decks on both levels. The interior features wood floors and an open floor plan.
Median List Price: $399,000
Four Bedroom Home: $399,000
This two-story house is for sale in Freeport, Long Island, an hour’s drive from New York City. The four-bedroom single-family home was built in 1898 in a Victorian style but the interior was gutted and re-imagined for contemporary living. It has an open floor plan, and a finished attic and basement.
Median List Price: $271,103
Three Bedroom Home: $272,000
In Wilmington, this 1,815 square-foot home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms is move-in ready. It features new floors and carpet, new light fixtures, stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The house was built in 1997.
Median List Price: $238,000
Four Bedroom Home: $235,000
In Grand Forks, midway between Fargo and the Canadian border, you can find a four-bedroom, single-family house for less than a quarter million. This home has a fenced backyard and a two-car garage.
Median List Price: $179,900
Four Bedroom Home: $179,900
West of Cleveland in North Olmsted, this budget can get you a 1,750-square-foot ranch house on half an acre. Hardwood floors run throughout this home and the kitchen was updated this year. The house is handicap accessible with a walk-in shower, second kitchen, and a ramp that can be removed.
Median List Price: $189,500
Three Bedroom Home: $189,500
In Owasso, northeast of Tulsa, you can get a red brick rambler with three bedrooms and two updated bathrooms. The 1,790 square-foot house sits on a 1.1-acre corner lot and and has a spacious front yard. It costs $106 per square foot.
Median List Price: $394,000
Three Bedroom Home: $395,000
This updated 1945 Portland house offers three bedrooms and bathrooms across 3,000 square feet. The basement can be refurbished for more space. A one-car garage is in the rear.
Median List Price: $224,900
Four Bedroom Home: $225,000
This 1,700 square-foot home in Horsham, north of Philadelphia, is a foreclosure property. The price per square foot for this four-bedroom home is $125.
Median List Price: $329,000
Three Bedroom Home: $329,000
For this budget you can buy a renovated 1,700 square-foot Cape Cod house in Warwick. This three-bedroom house has pink siding with white window trim, black shutters and a black roof. The interior is designed around an open floor plan. The home features cathedral ceiling, two fireplaces and a roof deck.
Median List Price: $259,000
Four Bedroom Home: $259,000
In Beaufort, northeast of Savannah, this budget will allow you to buy a 1,400-square-foot house. This two-level property has three bedrooms and a two-car garage. The living and dining rooms have bamboo floors.
Median List Price: $231,000
Four Bedroom Home: $234,900
For this price in Sioux Falls you can buy an 1,800 square-foot split-level. The main level has an open floor plan, with a sliding glass door leading to a covered deck. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Median List Price: $253,183
Four Bedroom Home: $253,000
In Maryville, south of Knoxville, you can purchase this 2,400-square-foot brick rambler that was designed by an architect in 1978. A traditional layout offers separate living and dining rooms, a den with fireplace, a spacious kitchen and a basement rec room.
Median List Price: $288,255
Three Bedroom Home: $288,000
Carrollton is north of Dallas. There, this budget will get you a 1,700-square-foot townhouse. This two-story, three-bedroom home was built in 2004. It has an adjacent two-car garage. Residents are automatically community members and have access to a pool.
Median List Price: $363,583
Three Bedroom Home: $364,000
In Hurricane, northeast of Las Vegas, this budget lets you buy a 2,140-square-foot ranch house. The lot of this single-family is slightly larger than half-acre. You can choose where to while away your weekends: The backyard is shaded and the house front has a porch.
Median List Price: $271,871
Three Bedroom Townhouse: $270,000
In Burlington, this two-level townhome has three bedrooms across 1,500 square feet. There’s a rear fenced patio, a deck and two-car garage. Residents are members of the community association and pay a monthly fee of $279 for communal services like trash pickup and snow removal.
Median List Price: $325,000
Four Bedroom Home: $319,900
This 2,000 square-foot house in Chesapeake, south of Norfolk and west of Virginia Beach, was built in 1986. The single-family is priced at $159 per square foot. There are four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a front porch. Mature trees shade the lot.
Median List Price: $400,000
Four Bedroom Home: $400,000
This 1917 Craftsman-style house in Tacoma has hardwood floors, new bathrooms, new light fixtures and fresh paint. The single-family is well-situated for accessing community amenities and features a three-car garage.
Median List Price: $619,900
Three Bedroom Home:$599,000
In the Woodbridge neighborhood of Northeast D.C. this budget will enable you to buy a 1,200 square-foot house. This two-story house has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a front porch. The 1940 single-family has been remodeled with hardwood floors, kitchen island, granite counters and white cabinets.
Median List Price: $164,000
Four Bedroom Home: $164,000
In Westover, not far from the Monongahela River, you can buy a four-bedroom house with 1,400 square feet. The kitchen and bathroom of this single-family have been updated. There are hardwood floors and a large basement.
Median List Price: $226,303
Four Bedroom Home: $226,900
In Medford, northeast of Eau Claire, a 4,000 square-foot house boasts separate living and dining rooms. The walk-out basement is designed as a family room with a wet bar, and an adjacent room can be used as an office or a bedroom. The house is on a cul-de-sac lot about one acre in size.
Median List Price: $255,000
Three Bedroom Home: $255,000
Star Valley Ranch is just south of Grand Teton National Park. There, you can get an 1,100 square-foot cabin on nearly an acre lot for about a quarter million. Views of the mountains are visible around this three-bedroom, single-family house, and especially from the deck. The home features a fireplace, a vaulted ceiling, an open loft and hardwood floors.
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