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All Abstracts > Statistical Abstract of the United States > 2003 Edition > Construction and Housing > Characteristics of New Privately Owned One Family Houses Completed
Table 944

Characteristics of New Privately Owned One Family Houses Completed

Percent distribution (793 represents 793,000). Data are percent distribution of characteristics for all houses completed (includes new houses completed, houses built for sale completed, contractor-built and owner-built houses completed, and houses completed for rent). Data for 1970 cover co  Read more...
 
19701980198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002
Characteristics of New Privately Owned One Family Houses Completed1                    
2 Or MoreNumber Of Stories1731424446494949474748474847495051525352
Bathrooms1 1/2 Or Less522711977141314131211119987766
1 Or Less(NA)4(NA)41310108(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4
23248484745444242434040404141414140393839
2 1/2 Or More1625293338424445444748494849505253545655
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Bedrooms2 Or Less1317252119171515141212121313131212111111
36363575958575757595958585756565554545252
4 Or More2420182023262829282930303031313334353736
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Central airconditioningWith3463706971757776757778798081828384858687
Without6637303129252324252322212019181716151413
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Construction TypeModular(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)433333443333
Other(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)433333333323
Site Built(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)49494949494949494949494
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Exterior Wall MaterialAluminum Siding(NA)491099865555432211111
Brick(NA)428222018171918192121212021212121202020
Other2(NA)48121417181820244456667771011
Stucco(NA)413141315161918151414151616161818171819
Vinyl Siding2(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)4(NA)42325283033363739393940
Wood(NA)442434341423939383331272523191614141110
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Fireplaces1 Or More3556596262656566636463646362616162605858
No Fireplace6543413838353534373737363738393938404242
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Floor Area1,200 To 1,599 Sq Ft2829303027252322222221212221212019181819
1,600 To 1,999 Sq Ft1622212122222222212323242323222222232121
2,000 To 2,399 Sq Ft2113121416161617171718181718181818181818
2,400 Sq. Ft And Over 15171821252629282929282830313234353837
Average (square Feet)1,5001,7401,7851,8251,9051,9952,0352,0802,0752,0952,0952,1002,0952,1202,1502,1902,2232,2662,3242,320
Median (square Feet)1,3851,5951,6051,6601,7551,8101,8501,9051,8901,9201,9451,9401,9201,9501,9752,0002,0282,0572,1032,114
Under 1,200 Sq Ft3621201714121311121099109877665
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
FoundationCrawl Space2719181818191921222020201919191817171716
Full Or Partial Basement3736353739393738404240393937373736373534
Slab3645484543414340383840414244454547464850
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Heating FuelElectricity2850444440373433322929292826262627272728
Gas6241494752545859606566676769697070707068
Oil83355655443333333333
Other15443333422111111111
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Heating SystemElectric Heat Pump(NA)424302927262423232424242523232122232323
Other2919151716151312131110997776656
Warm Air Furnace7157545457606365656667676770707272717171
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Number Of Stories17460525149464646484848494949494848474647
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Parking FacilitiesCarport177543332322221111111
Garage5869707479788082818384868486868688898988
No Garage Or Carport2524252118181716171514131413131212111110
Total100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
Split LevelNumber Of Stories108655444554333321111
Total Houses37939571,0721,1201,1231,0851,0269668389641,0391,1601,0661,1291,1161,1601,2701,2421,2561,325
Footnotes
1 Quantities in thousands.
2 Prior to 1992 "other" includes vinly siding.
3 Thousands
4 Not available. Z Less than 1 percent.
Source

U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Current Construction Reports, Series C25, New One-Family Houses Sold, monthly, and Characteristics of New Housing, annual; publication discontinued in 2001, see Internet site

<http://www.census.gov/const/www/charindex.html>

 
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