Queen mattress size

What is a size of a queen mattress

Queen size is one of the most popular mattress sizes with actual measurements 60 inches (152.4 centimeters) in width and 80 inches (203.2 centimeters) in length. Total usable are is 4800 square inches (30,968 square centimeters). It is a perfect choice for medium to bigger bedroom dimension. Placed in the 12’ x 12’ room queen size bed takes about 23% of its area and will have 42” – 40” space from both sides makes it possible easily accommodate bigger nightstands and with a corner position even bigger dresser or drawer. With its dimensions it will fit perfectly in bigger master bedrooms as well. Queen mattress is 6” wider and 5” longer comparing to regular double size mattress and generally has 750 in² or about 15% bigger area but it is 1 foot narrower and 4 inches shorter in comparing with a king size and overall 20% smaller.

Queen mattress is one of the best options for couple and with divided by two equal parts each person will have 30 x 80 inches (2400 in²) or 76.2 x 203.2 centimeters (15,484 cm²) personal space what makes it very suitable for even bigger and higher people.

The thickness of queen mattress typically will range from 5 to 18 inches or from about 13 to 46 cm, but with a base total height might go up to 31” or 79 centimeters. Quality queen size memory foam mattresses are typically a few layers combinations with highest 6 -7lb/cu ft. (112 kg/m³) density foam. Inner springs 14 gauge coil mattress will typically consist 400 – 500 coil springs and the higher the gauge wire the softer mattress is. Exact measurements and specifications will depend on a type of a mattress and brand. There are no strict restrictions and slight variation in 0.5 inch is acceptable while determining exact queen mattress dimensions. Queen mattress is heavier than double size proportionally to their dimensions, but it is about 17% - 23% heavier than equal type of king size mattress.

Conversion from imperial to metric system can be easily performed for comparing standard mattress dimensions, but while in US and Canada 60” x 80” size known as queen, in UK closest size 60” x 78” (150 cm x 200 cm) mattress dimensions refer as a king size.

60" x 80" Queen Mattress in the 12' x 12' bedroom


Dimensions of queen size mattress were proportionally resized according to average men heights - 5 feet 10 inches (1.778 meter) and average women heights 5’ 4 ½" (1.638 meter). Bedroom size - 12 x 12 feet (366 x 366 centimeters).