detroit michigan houseA $250,000 house in Detroit, Michigan.From listing on Trulia

  • Housing prices are on the climb, and with them, the chance of getting less space for your money.
  • With the help of Trulia, we found how much home $250,000 will buy in the biggest city in every state.
  • In Wichita, Kansas, $250,000 can buy 3,504 square-foot house, while in New York City it can buy a 900 square-foot co-op apartment.

It’s no secret that housing prices in the US are on the climb.

It’s getting even harder to afford a $500,000 home, let alone a $1 million home

We teamed up with Trulia to see just how far $250,000 — about the cost of an entry-level home when you consider the United States’ median listing and sale prices — will get you in the biggest city in every state.

Turns out, home purchasing power can vary drastically depending on where you live. In Wichita, Kansas, $250,000 can buy you a five-bedroom house that’s more than 3,500 square feet. For just a little more money, you can purchase a 420 square-foot studio apartment in Washington, DC.

From Denver to New York City, see how big of a home $250,000 will get you in the biggest city in every state, ranked by price per square foot.

Note that these numbers are recent as of July 2018.