What houses look like in every state in the US

Oklahoma HomeCourtesy of Christina Woods PhotographyThis four-bedroom home is in Edmond, Oklahoma.

If you’ve ever moved from one state in the US to another, you’ve probably noticed how much home designs vary across the country.

With some help from our friends at Realtor.com, we’ve rounded up the most popular style of home in each state, according to prospective homeowners.

If you love a split-level home, you should probably head to New York or Hawaii. If you prefer a beautiful Craftsman, however, you’ll love homes in Alabama and Washington.

Keep reading to see what homes look like in every US state.


This three-bedroom home is in Anchorage, Alaska.

One of America's most popular styles of home, ranches are typically cosy, one-story properties. Ranch homes also have a long, close-to-the-ground layout.

Pictured above, this Alaskan ranch has two updated bathrooms, new hardwood flooring, and a sophisticated design.

Sources: Starr Marsett, Northern Trust Real Estate

ALABAMA: Craftsman

This five-bedroom home is in Daphne, AL.

American Craftsman homes are known for having a low-pitched roof, handcrafted details, large front porch.

Pictured above, this custom Craftsman features deep crown moulding, walk-in closets in every bedroom, a jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom, and more.

Sources: Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate

ARKANSAS: Traditional

This four-bedroom home is in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Traditional homes usually have two stories, symmetrically spaced windows, and a floor plan with a formal living room and dining room.

Pictured above, this custom-built traditional features French doors, a walk-in attic, a three-car garage, and more.

Sources: John Rogers, Coldwell Banker RPM

ARIZONA: Contemporary

This three-bedroom home is in Gilbert, Arizona.

Often built for indoor-outdoor living, contemporary homes typically feature clean lines, a flat roof, asymmetrical shapes, and open floor plans.

Pictured above, this beautiful contemporary is located in the Seville Golf & Country Club community. Not only is the home Energy Star-rated, it also features granite countertops and a gourmet kitchen.

Sources: Rebecca Rains, Integrity All Stars

CALIFORNIA: Mediterranean

This three-bedroom condo is in Irvine, California.

Mediterranean homes usually have sloping, tile roofs, open arches, and a stucco exterior.

Pictured above, this trendy Mediterranean condo in Irvine features an open floor plan, beautiful loft, and cosy backyard.

Sources: Jack Ma, Century 21 Masters


The historic Heister House is in Salida, Colorado.

According to Realtor.com, modern homes typically have flat roofs, monochromatic colour palettes, and a cube-shaped design.


This six-bedroom home is in Hartford, Connecticut.

The colonial-style home is known for its symmetrical shape: the front door is usually in the middle of the home, surrounded on both sides by an equal number of windows.

Pictured above, this Connecticut colonial is elegant yet eco-friendly. It's also located near restaurants and shopping in downtown Hartford and West Hartford Center.

Sources: Sean Page, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (West Hartford)

DELAWARE: Colonial

This seven-bedroom home is in Middletown, Delaware.

This unique property features almost 20 acres of open farmland, a training barn, and four fireplaces.

Sources: Stephen Marcus, Brokers Realty Group

FLORIDA: Mediterranean

This three-bedroom home is in Panama City Beach, FL.

This beautiful home has a screened porch, open floor plan, private balcony, and more. It's also located in La Valencia, a small gated neighbourhood with a clubhouse, a heated pool, and tennis courts.

Sources: Karen Smith, Beachy Beach Real Estate

GEORGIA: Craftsman

This four-bedroom home is in Jefferson, Georgia.

Located in the highly-rated Jefferson School District, this two-story foyer has a cosy fireplace and formal dining room.

Sources: Greg Shadburn, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties

HAWAII: Split-level

This three-bedroom home is in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.

Split-level homes typically have at least three distinct floors connected by short flights of stairs. Homeowners tend to choose this style for its affordability, spacious feel, and open layout.

Pictured above, this serene split-level offers stunning views of the coastline, ocean, and tropical foliage.

Sources: Leiola Augustine, Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers

IOWA: Split-level

This three-bedroom home is in Urbandale, Iowa.

This Iowan split-level is conveniently located near schools and shopping centres. It also features brand new flooring, windows, paint, and bathrooms.

Sources: Scott Wendl, RE/MAX Real Estate Group

IDAHO: Craftsman

This three-bedroom home is in Boise, Idaho.

This custom-built home is located on the 10th green at Hillcrest Country Club. It features beautiful views of the golf course and lake, high cedar ceilings, a gourmet kitchen, and more.

Sources: Ann Edmark Reed, Silvercreek Realty

ILLINOIS: Bungalow

This four-bedroom home is in Evanston, Illinois.

Located in the Oakton Historic District, this gorgeous prairie bungalow has a two-story lofted library, private master balcony, open concept kitchen, and more.

Sources: Kevin Rutherford, Baird & Warner Winnetka

INDIANA: Bungalow

The Billy Sunday Historic House Museum in Kosciusko County, Indiana.

This historic site was home to Billy Sunday, one of the most influential American evangelists during the early 20th century.

KANSAS: Traditional

This four-bedroom home is in Wichita, Kansas.

This traditional home features a massive living room, remodeled kitchen, cosy sunroom, and more.

Sources: Kate Wenninger, Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate


This three-bedroom home is in Louisville, Kentucky.

This beautiful ranch features an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, a huge family room, and more.

Sources: Cindy Shannon, Semonin Realtors

LOUISIANA: Traditional

This four-bedroom home is in West Monroe, Louisiana.

Located in the Claiborne School Zone, this high-end home features an open, split-bedroom concept, huge living room, brick archways, a gourmet kitchen, and more.

Sources: Mark Sisk, RE/MAX Premier Realty


This three-bedroom home is in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Originating in colonial New England, the Cape Cod-style home is known for its symmetrical exterior, shingles, steep roof, and multi-paned windows.

Pictured above, this charming cape has a new roof, a new heating system, and a renovated kitchen and bath.

Sources: Cheryll Phillips, Real Living Realty Professionals

MARYLAND: Split-level and Colonial

The historic Beall -- Dawson House in Rockville, Maryland.

Built circa 1815, this historic site was designed to reflect the wealth and status of Upton Beall, then the Clerk of the Court for Montgomery County.

MAINE: Cape Cod

This three-bedroom home is in Cumberland, Maine.

This one-story home features hardwood floors, a renovated kitchen, charming exposed brick, French doors, and more.

Sources: David Banks, RE/MAX By the Bay

MICHIGAN: Bungalow

This three-bedroom home is in Traverse City, Michigan.

This classic bungalow has antique features, original maple and pine floors, a spacious kitchen, a covered front porch, and a patio in the backyard.

Sources: Marsha Minervini, RE/MAX Bayshore Properties


This three-bedroom home is in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Located in the popular Fulton neighbourhood, this bungalow has a standout remodeled kitchen with an open concept plan, stainless steel appliances, new cabinets, and more.

Sources: Graham Smith, Keller Williams Realty

MISSOURI: Bungalow

This three-bedroom home is in Springfield, Missouri.

This charming bungalow in University Heights has cathedral ceilings, a wine cellar, a private backyard, original hardwood floors, and more.

Sources: Adam Graddy, Keller Williams Realty (Greater Springfield)

MISSISSIPPI: Traditional

This three-bedroom home is in Brandon, Mississippi.

Located five minutes from Dogwood Festival Market, this home has a split floor plan, granite countertops, and a unique dual-sided fireplace.

Sources: Lee Garland, RE/MAX Alliance

MONTANA: Craftsman

This three-bedroom home is in Whitefish, Montana.

This beautifully designed home features custom finishes in the kitchen, a breakfast nook, an indoor-outdoor fireplace, a wrap-around porch, and more.

Sources: Ross Pickert, Glacier Sotheby's International Realty

NORTH CAROLINA: Bungalow and Craftsman

The historic Horace Williams House in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

This museum serves as the headquarters of Preservation Chapel Hill and acts as a cultural center for the local community.

NORTH DAKOTA: Split-level

This five-bedroom home is in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

This large split-level features new upgrades such as stainless steel appliances, an oversized deck, and updated flooring.

Sources: Russel Crary, Crary Homes & Real Estate

NEBRASKA: Ranch and Bungalow

This four-bedroom home is in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Located in Village Gardens, this new ranch has an open concept floor plan, a modern electric fireplace, a beautifully designed kitchen, and more.

Sources: Bob Wayne, BancWise Realty


The historic Ladd-Gilman House in Exeter, New Hampshire.

This National Historic Landmark was once home to a New Hampshire State Treasurer, a Governor, and a Constitutional Convention member.

NEW JERSEY: Colonial

The historic Cornelius Low House, or Ivy Hall, in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Built in 1741, this museum was once home to a wealthy Dutch merchant.

NEW MEXICO: Mediterranean

A photo of a home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The Mediterranean style became extremely popular in the US from 1919 to 1940, according to Realtor.com.

NEVADA: Split-level

A photo of a home in Las Vegas, Nevada.

According to Realtor.com, split-level homes are mostly found in the East and in the Midwest.

NEW YORK: Split-level

This four-bedroom home is in Syosset, New York.

Located in the Syosset School District, this beautiful split-level features hardwood floors, smart house technology, and more.

Sources: Ali Rizvi, Laffey Fine Homes International (Woodbury)

OHIO: Split-level

This four-bedroom home is in Columbus, Ohio.

This renovated split-level has new kitchen cabinets, new stainless steel appliances, updated bathrooms, and more.

Sources: Benjamin M. Babeaux, Property Paths.com

OKLAHOMA: Traditional

This four-bedroom home is in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Located in the Deer Creek School District, this home has high ceilings, three full bathrooms, two dining rooms, and an office.

Sources: Ieasha Larkpor, Thunder Team Realty

OREGON: Craftsman

This three-bedroom home is in Bend, Oregon.

This Craftsman in Williamsburg Park features a freshly painted front porch and beautiful backyard with a fire pit.

Sources: Debbie Martorano, RE/MAX Key Properties


This four-bedroom home is in Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania.

This two-story colonial is located 15 minutes away from the Robinson Town Center, Pittsburgh International Airport, and downtown Pittsburgh.

Sources: Dana Bufalo, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services


This four-bedroom home is in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

This beautiful family home includes an aboveground pool, spacious living room, and gleaming hardwood floors.

Sources: Wendy Heaney, Century 21 Topsail Realty


This three-bedroom home is in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

This lovely Craftsman features a beautiful kitchen, an open floor plan, and a screened back porch.

Sources: Lisa Lowery, Dan Ryan Builders (Greenville)


This four-bedroom home is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Just minutes from downtown Sioux Falls, this custom ranch is also within walking distance to Fred Assam Elementary School.

Sources: Nancy Hopp, Hegg Realtors

TENNESSEE: Traditional

This five-bedroom home is in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This two-story traditional has a completely finished walk-out basement that includes an extra bedroom and a private entrance.

Sources: Robin Butler, Realty Executives Associates

TEXAS: Modern

Fixer Upper/HGTV/Hulu
The 'Barndominium' house from season 3, episode 11 of 'Fixer Upper.'

You can book a stay at this renovated home for around $US812 per night on VRBO.

UTAH: Bungalow

This three-bedroom home is in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Flooded with natural light from its many large windows, this charming bungalow features an open concept kitchen, dining room, and living space.

Sources: Monica Dennis, cityhomeCOLLECTIVE

VIRGINIA: Colonial

The historic Gunston Hall in Mason Neck, Virginia.

Located near the Potomac River, Gunston Hall was once the home of US Founding Father George Mason.


This three-bedroom home is in South Burlington, Vermont.

This lakefront home has hickory hardwood floors, a remodeled kitchen and dining room, and an open first floor.

Sources: Mike Conroy, Conroy and Company


This five-bedroom home is in Spokane, Washington.

This elegant Craftsman stands out thanks to its unique architecture and detailed, arts-and-crafts flair.

Sources: Jonathan Bich, Coldwell Banker Tomlinson North

WISCONSIN: Victorian

The historic Kneeland-Walker House in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Victorian-style homes are known for their bright colour schemes, asymmetrical shape, and ornamental details.

WEST VIRGINIA: Modern and Split-level

The historic Alexander Campbell Mansion in Bethany, West Virginia.

Built in four stages between 1795 and 1840, this historic site was a place of worship and community dining.


A photo of a home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Dating back to the 1930s, ranch-style family homes were originally modelled after rural Western ranches, according to Realtor.com.

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