This is what a $500K house looks like on your side of town

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This is what a $500K house looks like on your side of town

They say homes are like eggs — they’re cheaper in the country.

That seems to be the case in metro Atlanta, where your dollar buys more square footage as you move further from the core of city. The average price in the area has risen 52.3 percent since its low in 2012.

Here’s how much house $500,000 could buy you throughout the area: 

Cherokee County

Woodstock: $499,900 for six bedrooms, six baths, 4,414 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Clayton County

Jonesboro: $450,000 for five bedrooms, five baths, 7,826 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Cobb County

Marietta: $500,000 for four bedrooms, four baths, 3,100 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Vinings: $469,900 for three bedrooms, three and a half baths, 1,988 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

DeKalb County

Decatur: $500,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,801 square feet.

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Ellenwood: $495,000 for five bedrooms, four baths, 3,525 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

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Douglas County

Douglasville: $500,000 for six bedrooms, six baths, 6,090 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Fayette County:

Peachtree City: $499,900 for five bedrooms, three and a half baths, 3,922 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

North Fulton County

Alpharetta: $495,000 for five bedrooms, five baths, 3,139 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Buckhead: $470,000 for two bedrooms, two baths, 1,764 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Downtown (Lucky Marietta): $499,000 for two bedrooms, three baths, 1,520 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Grant Park: three bedrooms, three baths, 1,793 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Sandy Springs: $500,000 for four bedrooms, four baths, 3,400 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

South Fulton County

Cascade (southwest Atlanta): $479,900 for five bedrooms, five baths and 3,268 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

East Point: $440,000 for three bedrooms, three baths, 3,176 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Gwinnett County

Duluth: $484,000 for six bedrooms, five baths, 3,658 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Henry County

McDonough: $490,000 for six bedrooms, seven baths, 6,765 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Rockdale County

Conyers: $475,000 for six bedrooms, four baths, 3,978 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

And just for kicks:

New York City (Upper East Side): $499,000 for one bedroom, one bath, 700 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Newport Beach, California: $500,000 for one bedroom, one bath, 861 square feet; Photo: ZILLOW.COM

Michael Kanell contributed to this story.

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