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Here’s how much home $2 million will get you across the U.S.

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.

Irvine, Calif.

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.

A home in Irvine, California.
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A home in Irvine, California.

Tampa, Fla.

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.

A home in Tampa, Florida.
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A home in Tampa, Florida.

Branson, Mo.

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.

A home in Branson, Missouri.
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A home in Branson, Missouri.

North Oaks, Minn. 

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.

A home in North Oaks, Minnesota.
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A home in North Oaks, Minnesota.

Whitefish, Mont.

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.

A home in Whitefish, Montana.
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A home in Whitefish, Montana.

Joelton, Tenn.

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.

A home in Joelton, Tennessee.
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A home in Joelton, Tennessee.

Leawood, Kan.

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.

A home in Leawood, Kansas.
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A home in Leawood, Kansas.

Lake Forest, Ill.

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.

A home in Lake Forest, Illinois.
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A home in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Block Island, R.I.

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.

A home in Block Island, Rhode Island.
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A home in Block Island, Rhode Island.

Peoria, Ariz.

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.

A home in Peioria, Arizona.
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A home in Peioria, Arizona.

Poulsbo, Wash.

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.