SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Of the 20 largest cities in the U.S., Austin and Dallas have some of the largest lot sizes.
Ranking third, Austin has an average lot size of 8,629 sf and average house size of 1,865 sf. That’s a house-in-lot ratio of 21.6 percent.
No. 5 Dallas has average lot and house sizes of 8,194 and 1,581 sf, respectively, and percent house-in-lot of 19.3 percent.
San Antonio, Houston, and Fort Worth are also in the top half, ranking seventh, ninth, and tenth, respectively.
Indianapolis has the largest average lot size.
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