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

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21. Denver, Colorado
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 715,878
> Apartment space for $1,500: 681 square feet – 16th fewest on list
> Apartment rent: $1,860 – 15th highest on list
> Average apartment size: 845 square feet – 25th fewest on list

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22. Washington, District of Columbia
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 701,974
> Apartment space for $1,500: 500 square feet – 12th fewest on list
> Apartment rent: $2,234 – 11th highest on list
> Average apartment size: 745 square feet – 5th fewest on list

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23. Boston, Massachusetts
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 689,326
> Apartment space for $1,500: 340 square feet – 2nd fewest on list
> Apartment rent: $3,589 – 2nd highest on list
> Average apartment size: 813 square feet – 19th fewest on list

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24. El Paso, Texas
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 679,879
> Apartment space for $1,500: 1,305 square feet – 5th greatest on list
> Apartment rent: $933 – 3rd lowest on list
> Average apartment size: 812 square feet – 18th fewest on list

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25. Detroit, Michigan
> Total population (2016-2020 5-year estimate): 672,351
> Apartment space for $1,500: 1,028 square feet – 13th greatest on list
> Apartment rent: $1,156 – 12th lowest on list
> Average apartment size: 792 square feet – 13th fewest on list

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