Depending on where you live, a $2 million housing budget could get you anything from a 15,000-square-foot mansion to a quaint coastal waterfront home.
To compare how far the median of $2 million goes in different places across the country, CNBC worked with Realtor.com to check out what you can get for the same price in 11 places, from Rhode Island to Montana.
Read on to see how these various cities stack up.
Year built: 2009
Price per square foot: $507
This newly upgraded, 3,945-square-foot home has six bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms and a covered backyard patio, perfect for entertaining. Residents can also enjoy a wine cellar, water softeners and two electric car chargers.
Year built: 2004
Price per square foot: $320
Luxurious details abound in this 6,249-square-foot house with a custom stone fireplace and private terrace. The six-bedroom space also features an in-ground pool, outdoor kitchen and spacious backyard.
Year built: 1991
Price per square foot: $131
This sprawling five-bedroom, six-bathroom home covers an impressive 15,316 square feet. It boasts remodeled master suites, a private elevator, an indoor pool and hot tub and a backyard tennis court.
Year built: 2008
Price per square foot: $377
This modern home includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 5,300 square feet of space. Located in a top-rated school district, it also comes complete with a home theater and private elevator.
Year built: 2001
Price per square foot: $364
Surrounded by lush forests and backing up to a lake, this 5,500-square-foot home has a gourmet kitchen, wraparound porch and an extra-large garage with space for a golf cart.
Year built: 2003
Price per square foot: $303
This 6,604-square-foot home was custom built on a 40-acre plot of land. In addition to ample outdoor space, it also features an in-ground pool, outdoor bar and detached garage topped with a two-bedroom apartment.
Year built: 1994
Price per square foot: $220
This custom-built home covers 9,104 square feet of space and includes an open layout that connects the kitchen to the living room. The master suite features his-and-hers bathrooms, and all four other bedrooms have their own bathrooms as well.
Year built: 1994
Price per square foot: $342
This six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home includes everything from granite countertops to cathedral ceilings to a screened-in sunroom. The master suite provides a private getaway, complete walk-in closet, spacious bathroom and its own sitting room.
Year built: 1986
Price per square foot: $426
Located on a private lot with views of the Block Island Sound, this 4,694-square-foot home has a host of amenities including a gourmet kitchen, outdoor patio and two-story guest cottage.
Year built: 2014
Price per square foot: $361
This 5,543-square-foot home has four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a wine room and a home theater. It's flush with exquisite details, including one-of-a-kind Spanish tiles and $200,000 worth of Cantera stone accents.
Year built: 2007
Price per square foot: $307
This 6,523-square-foot home has it all: a chef's kitchen, home theater, wine cellar, indoor gym and five-car garage. Not to mention four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a separate mother-in-law suite.
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