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Construction & Housing

This section presents data on the construction industry and on various indicators of its activity and costs; on housing units and their characteristics and occupants; and on the characteristics and vacancy rates for commercial buildings.

Tables for Construction and Housing Section [PDF 1.5M]

Authorizations, Starts and Completions

929 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Authorized by State: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 31k]

930 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started-Selected Characteristics: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

931 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started by State: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 24k]

932 - Characteristics of New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Completed [Excel 30k]

933 - Average Length of Time From Start to Completion of New Privately-Owned 1 Unit Residential Buildings: 1971 to 2004 [Excel 18k]

944 - New Apartments Completed and Rented in 3 Months by Region: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 40k]

Commercial Offices

967 - Commercial Office Space-Overview for Selected Market Areas: 2004 [Excel 71k]

968 - Commercial Buildings-Summary: 2003 [Excel 22k]

969 - Office Building Markets-Summary: 2003 [Excel 21k]

Construction Indices and Value

923 - Construction Materials-Producer Price Indexes: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 23k]

924 - Value of New Construction Put in Place: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 18k]

925 - Value of Private Construction Put in Place: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 27k]

926 - Value of State and Local Government Construction Put in Place: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 24k]

Construction Industry

921 - Construction-Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis): 2000 and 2002 [Excel 35k]

922 - Construction-Establishments, Employees, Payroll, Value of Construction, Costs, and Capital Expenditures by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis): 2002 [Excel 22k]

Homeownership and Housing Costs

953 - Homeownership Rates by Age of Householder and Household Type: 1985 to 2004 [Excel 44k]

954 - Homeownership Rates by State: 1985 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

955 - Occupied Housing Units-Costs by Region: 2003 [Excel 22k]

956 - Occupied Housing Units-Financial Summary by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2003 [Excel 44k]

957 - Specified Owner-Occupied Housing Units-Value and Costs by State: 2003 [Excel 29k]

958 - Specified Renter-Occupied Housing Units-Gross Rent by State: 2003 [Excel 29k]

959 - Mortgage Characteristics-Owner Occupied Units: 2003 [Excel 29k]

Housing Sales

934 - Price Indexes of New One-Family Houses Sold, by Region: 1979 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

935 - New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region and Type of Financing, 1980 to 2004, and by Sales-Price Group, 2004 [Excel 26k]

936 - Median Sales Price of New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

937 - New Manufactured (Mobile) Homes Placed for Residential Use and Average Sales Price by Region: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]

938 - Profile of Homebuyers by Characteristic: 2004 [Excel 19k]

939 - Profile of Second-Home Buyers by Characteristic: 2004 [Excel 19k]

940 - Existing One-Family Homes Sold and Price by Region: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

941 - Median Sales Price of Existing One-Family Homes by Selected Metropolitan Area: 2002 to 2004 [Excel 21k]

942 - Existing Home Sales by State: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 18k]

943 - Existing Apartment Condos and Co-ops-Units Sold and Median Sales Price by Region: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 16k]

Housing Units and Characteristics

945 - Total Housing Inventory for the United States: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]

946 - Occupied Housing Inventory by Age of Householder: 1985 to 2004 [Excel 16k]

947 - Vacancy Rates for Housing Units-Characteristics: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 17k]

948 - Housing Units and Tenure-States: 2003 [Excel 28k]

949 - Housing Units-Characteristics by Tenure and Region: 2003 [Excel 69k]

950 - Housing Units by Units in Structure and State: 2003 [Excel 28k]

951 - Housing Units-Size of Units and Lot: 2003 [Excel 22k]

952 - Occupied Housing Units-Tenure by Race of Householder: 1991 to 2003 [Excel 19k]

Housing and Neighborhood Quality

960 - Occupied Housing Units-Neighborhood Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2003 [Excel 27k]

961 - Heating Equipment and Fuels for Occupied Units: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 20k]

962 - Occupied Housing Units-Housing Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2003 [Excel 22k]

963 - Appliances and Office Equipment Used by Households by Region and Household Income: 2001 [Excel 22k]

964 - Net Stock of Residential Fixed Assets: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 17k]

965 - Expenditures by Residential Property Owners for Improvements and Maintenance and Repairs by Type of Payment and Year Structure Built: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 17k]

966 - Home Remodeling-Work Done and Amount Spent: 2004 [Excel 19k]


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