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10 states where you get the least home for your money

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It might be hard to find a large home in these states if you're on a budget.

Personal finance website GOBankingRates used real estate website Zillow's home price index to determine just how far $300,000 can go when shopping for a home.

Here are the states where that amount of money will stretch the least.

10. New York

Beach houses on Shinnecock Bay, in the Hamptons, in Suffolk County, NY.
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Median list price per square foot: $182.20

Total square feet for $300K: 1,647

9. Montana

Butte, Montana
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Median list price per square foot: $183.28

Total square feet for $300K: 1,637

8. Rhode Island

Jamestown, Rhode Island
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Median list price per square foot: $195.24

Total square feet for $300K: 1,537

7. Oregon

Astoria, Oregon.
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Median list price per square foot: $203.04

Total square feet for $300K: 1,478

6. Washington

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Median list price per square foot: $203.38

Total square feet for $300K: 1,475

5. Colorado

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Median list price per square foot: $227.93

Total square feet for $300K: 1,316

4. Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts
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Median list price per square foot: $240.81

Total square feet for $300K: 1,246

3. California

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Median list price per square foot: $298.95

Total square feet for $300K: 1,004

2. Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
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Median list price per square foot: $510.29

Total square feet for $300K: 588

1. District of Columbia

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Median list price per square foot: $516.40

Total square feet for $300K: 581