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How Much Living Space $1,500 Gets You in America's Largest Cities

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16. Columbus, Ohio
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 889,079
> Apartment space for $1,500: 1,230 square feet – 8th greatest on list
> Apartment rent: $1,073 – 7th lowest on list
> Average apartment size: 880 square feet – 15th greatest on list

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17. San Francisco, California
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 874,784
> Apartment space for $1,500: 345 square feet – 3rd fewest on list
> Apartment rent: $3,242 – 3rd highest on list
> Average apartment size: 746 square feet – 6th fewest on list

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18. Charlotte, North Carolina
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 873,570
> Apartment space for $1,500: 915 square feet – 23rd greatest on list
> Apartment rent: $1,543 – 23rd highest on list
> Average apartment size: 941 square feet – 5th greatest on list

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19. Indianapolis, Indiana
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 869,387
> Apartment space for $1,500: 1,273 square feet – 7th greatest on list
> Apartment rent: $1,036 – 6th lowest on list
> Average apartment size: 879 square feet – 17th greatest on list

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20. Seattle, Washington
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 741,251
> Apartment space for $1,500: 475 square feet – 8th fewest on list
> Apartment rent: $2,181 – 12th highest on list
> Average apartment size: 691 square feet – the fewest on list

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