Home size preferred by affluent home buyers in the U.S. 2017, by age

This statistic shows the home size preference of affluent home buyers in the United States in 2017, by age. One quarter of affluent buyers between 25 and 49 years said that they wanted to their next home to be between 5,000 and 7,499 square feet, whereas 14 percent of those 50 and older said the same.

Home size preference of affluent home buyers in the United States in 2017, by age

Size in square feet25-49 years50+ years
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Release date

April 2018


United States

Survey time period

December 9 to 18, 2017

Number of respondents

536 respondents

Age group

25 years and older

Special properties

were in the market to purchase a residence in the next 3 years, and had investable assets of one million U.S. dollars or more at time of survey.

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "how many square feet are you looking to have in your next personal residence?"

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