# What is the minimum depth of a coat closet?

**Coat closets**should have a

**minimum**of 28 inches of

**depth**-- 30 inches is ideal -- to prevent sleeves and bulky

**coats**from interfering with the

**closet**door.

Considering this, what is the minimum depth of a closet?

The standard **minimum depth** for a reach-in **closet** is 24 inches, but a **closet** intended to store coats or other bulky hanging items may need to be as deep as 28 inches. A **closet** less than 22 inches deep isn't deep enough to allow hanging clothes.

Also Know, what is the standard depth of a wardrobe? Most **wardrobe** cabinets typically are 24 inches deep, but can be as narrow as 18 or even 12 inches in **depth**. Height also depends on application, but **standard** height is usually no more than 72 inches. Width varies anywhere from between 24 inches to more than 96 inches.

In respect to this, how many coats can fit in a closet?

About six jackets hang per foot of **closet** space, which means in a family-size home with six people, each owning three **coats**, 3 feet of **closet** space is required. Typical coat **closet** widths range from 3 to 6 feet. Allowing more room for thick winter **coats** and jackets is advisable.

What is the average closet size?

A typical closet is approximately 24-**inches** deep. A walk-in closet should be at least 36- to 48-**inches** deep. The width of the closet ideally is half the width of the room, if not more. A standard 12-by-12 bedroom would ideally have a closet 6-feet wide by 48-**inches** deep.