In order from smallest to largest, the five standard mattress sizes are twin, full, queen, king and California king. Twin mattresses are 38 inches wide by 75 inches long, full 53 inches by 75 inches, queen 60 inches by 80 inches, king 76 inches by 80 inches and the California king 72 inches by 84 inches.Continue Reading
Some companies additionally produce an XL twin mattress that is a few inches longer than the standard. Twin mattresses are also known as single mattresses. A full-sized mattress, also called a double, is actually meant for a single person shorter than 5 feet 5 inches tall, according to the Better Sleep Council. In fact, both the twin and the double are typically too short for most adults, especially men. If a couple sleeps on a double mattress, each person has only as much sleeping space as a crib provides.
A standard king provides approximately the same amount of width for two people as two twin beds. Similarly, two XL twins pushed together is almost exactly the same as a standard king. The California king is similar in size to the king, except it is four inches narrower and four inches longer.
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A standard king mattress is 76 inches wide by 80 inches long, while a California king measures 72 inches wide by 84 inches long. The standard king is the widest bed sold in stores, and the California king is the longest.Full Answer >
The dimensions of a California king mattress is 72 inches by 84 inches, and a twin-XL mattress is 39 inches by 80 inches. Two twin-XL beds side-by-side are the same size as a standard king mattress.Full Answer >
For standard box springs, twin sizes are usually 38 or 39 inches wide by 75 inches long, and full sizes are 53 or 54 inches wide by 75 inches long. Queen- and king-size box springs are both 80 inches long, but measure 60 inches and 76 inches wide, respectively.Full Answer >
A queen-size mattress is 60 inches wide and 80 inches long. The queen-size mattress is six inches wider and five inches longer than a double mattress, and 21 inches wider and five inches longer than a twin-size mattress.Full Answer >