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What is the difference between a queen- and king-size mattress?

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A queen size mattress is 60 inches wide by 80 inches long, whereas a king size mattress is 76 inches wide by 80 inches long. A king bed is generally more expensive than a queen.

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A king size mattress is also known as an Eastern king, and is recommended for couples who desire the maximum amount of personal space while sleeping. It is also a good choice for people who have kids or pets that sleep on the bed with them.

A queen size mattress is the most popular mattress on the market today, accounting for approximately 32 percent of all mattresses purchased, according to Diffen as of 2015.

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