In One Chart: The most — and least — valuable states in America, in one chart

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Land might come at a relative bargain in California, but the wide open spaces spanning the Golden State aren’t exactly keeping home prices in check in the overheated Bay Area and So Cal markets.

That’s just one of the takeaways from this chart of “the most and least valuable states in America,” courtesy of cost-estimating website HowMuch.net.

As you can see, the blue dots represent the value of land while the red circles indicate median home value. The bigger the dot or circle, the more expensive. Data was pulled from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Notably, the only three states in the entire country where the cost of an acre of land is greater than the median price of a house are all found on the East Coast — Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Jersey.

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Here are the top five most expensive states to buy a home:

1. California — value per acre: $39,092; median home value: $449,100

2. Massachusetts — value per acre: $102,214; median home value: $352,100

3. New Jersey — value per acre: $196,410; median home value: $322,600

4. Maryland — value per acre: $75,429; median home value: $299,800

5. New York — value per acre: $41,314; median home value: $293,500

And here are the top five cheapest states to buy a home:

1. West Virginia — value per acre: $10,537; median home value: $112,100

2. Mississippi — value per acre: $5,565; median home value: $112,700

3. Arkansas — value per acre: $6,739; median home value: $120,700

4. Oklahoma — value per acre: $7,364; median home value: $126,800

5. Kentucky — value per acre: $7,209; median home value: $130,000