How much it costs to buy a house in the most expensive ZIP codes in the US

Sagaponack south $US65 million hamptons homePrudential Douglas Elliman Real EstateA house in Sagaponack, New York.

Want to own a home in Sagaponack, New York?

You’ll need to start saving now. Currently, the median sale price is $US5,125,000.

No matter where you live, it’s likely that your home will be the most expensive thing you ever buy. But in certain areas of the country, home prices aren’t just expensive — they’re staggering.

The data team at the real-estate-listings site Property Shark recently compiled a list of the top 20 most expensive ZIP codes in the country.

To do so, they calculated the median sale price for each ZIP code in America based on closed sales that took place between January 2014 and June 2015. Prices ranged from $US2,134,000 in the Los Angeles suburb of San Marino, California to over $US5 million in Sagaponack.

Here’s the full list — how does your ZIP code stack up?

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