Counter Depth: The standard is 24″.

But again, this can vary based on your size, appliance depths, and details of the backsplash and cabinetry.

Upper Cabinet/Shelving Clearance: The distance from the countertop to the upper cabinets or shelves should be 15 – 20″.

## What is the standard width of a kitchen counter?

25 inches

## What are standard countertop dimensions?

Standard countertop height is 36 inches (92cm). There’s a bit more discussion on different mid height and desk height countertop heights further down this page. Standard countertop depth is 25 inches (63.5cm) or 30 inches (76cm).

## What is the standard depth of granite countertops?

The industry standards typically hover around 1 and 1/4 inch (or 3 centimeters) for granite and marble kitchen island countertops and 3/4 inch (or 2 centimeters) for bathroom granite and marble vanity tops.

## How far should a kitchen counter overhang?

A kitchen island or a countertop peninsula can double as an informal dining area. The usual countertop overhang is 1.5 inches over the front edge of the base cabinet.

## How many inches deep is counter depth?

Dimensions in One Number

Total depth of counter-depth refrigerators is about 30 inches deep—which is about 5 inches deeper than most counters. The box section only of a counter-depth refrigerator is about 24 inches to 25 inches.

## How wide should a kitchen counter be?

Countertops in many home stores are sold by the linear foot not a square foot, which is 12 inches by 12 inches. A linear foot is 12 inches wide and 25 inches deep because the standard depth of kitchen countertops is 25 inches.

## What is the standard overhang for a kitchen countertop?

A typical countertop overhang extends 1 to 1 1/2 inches from the cabinet bases, not the doors.

## How wide should a kitchen be?

An island should be at least 4 feet long and 2 feet deep, but it also must have room for people to move and work around it. Specialists say that unless your kitchen is at least 8 feet deep and 12 feet long, you shouldn’t even consider an island.

## How do you measure a countertop?

= Total Square Feet: Measure each countertop section and record the length and depth dimensions of the sections (in inches, rounded to the nearest inch). Add all the sections (1-8) together to calculate the total square inches. Divide the total square inches by 144 to get the total square feet.

## How big is a countertop?

Standard Dimensions

To provide enough landing space, your counters should stretch a minimum of 24 inches deep. At 158 inches wide and 24 inches deep, the standard counter surface offers just more than 26 square feet of work space. For ample clearance, allow at least 15 inches between the counter and the upper cabinets.

## How many square feet is the average kitchen counter?

The typical linear foot is 25” deep for counters. This translates into 50 to 60 square feet for the average kitchen.