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What you can get in every state for the price of a California home

GOBankingRates Logo By Gabrielle Olya of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 51: It’s becoming clear that California real estate is uniquely expensive compared to the rest of the country. The median home price in the state — $539,000 — is high, but house prices are even higher in its four biggest cities: San Diego ($655,888), Los Angeles ($795,000), San Jose ($990,888) and San Francisco ($1,199,000).In most major cities across the U.S., you would pay less for a house — and in some, you could buy multiple houses for the cost of a single home in a California city.GOBankingRates determined what you could get in every state for the price of a California home by taking the median listing price of the two biggest cities from every state, and comparing the cost of a home in each city to housing prices in California’s biggest cities.Click through to find out how to manage your money better so you can afford a home no matter where you live.

What you can get in every state for the price of a California home

It’s becoming clear that California real estate is uniquely expensive compared to the rest of the country. The median home price in the state — $539,000 — is high, but house prices are even higher in its four biggest cities: San Diego ($655,888), Los Angeles ($795,000), San Jose ($990,888) and San Francisco ($1,199,000).

In most major cities across the U.S., you would pay less for a house — and in some, you could buy multiple houses for the cost of a single home in a California city.

GOBankingRates determined what you could get in every state for the price of a California home by taking the median listing price of the two biggest cities from every state, and comparing the cost of a home in each city to housing prices in California’s biggest cities.

Click or swipe through to find out how to manage your money better so you can afford a home no matter where you live.

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