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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 891k]
934 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Authorized by State: 2000 and 2005 [Excel 115k]
935 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started-Selected Characteristics: 1970 to 2005 [Excel 25k]
936 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started by State: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 25k]
937 - Characteristics of New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Completed: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 56k]
938 - Housing Starts and Average Length of Time From Start to Completion of New Privately-Owned 1 Unit Residential Buildings: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 25k]
947 - New Apartments Completed and Rented in 3 Months by Region: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 60k]
970 - Commercial Buildings-Summary: 2003 [Excel 26k]
928 - Construction Materials-Producer Price Indexes: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 27k]
929 - Value of New Construction Put in Place: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
930 - Value of Private Construction Put in Place: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 29k]
931 - Value of State and Local Government Construction Put in Place: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 28k]
926 - Construction-Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis): 2000 and 2003 [Excel 41k]
927 - Construction-Establishments, Employees, Payroll, Value of Construction, Costs, and Capital Expenditures by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis): 2002 [Excel 23k]
956 - Homeownership Rates by Age of Householder and Household Type: 1985 to 2005 [Excel 81k]
957 - Homeownership Rates by State: 1985 to 2005 [Excel 62k]
958 - Occupied Housing Units-Costs by Region: 2005 [Excel 30k]
959 - Occupied Housing Units-Financial Summary by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2005 [Excel 53k]
960 - Specified Owner-Occupied Housing Units-Value and Costs by State: 2004 [Excel 31k]
961 - Specified Renter-Occupied Housing Units-Gross Rent by State: 2004 [Excel 30k]
962 - Mortgage Characteristics-Owner Occupied Units: 2005 [Excel 30k]
939 - Price Indexes of New One-Family Houses Sold, by Region: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
940 - New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region and Type of Financing, 1980 to 2005, and by Sales-Price Group, 2005 [Excel 34k]
941 - Median Sales Price of New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 23k]
942 - New Manufactured (Mobile) Homes Placed for Residential Use and Average Sales Price by Region: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
943 - Existing One-Family Homes Sold and Price by Region: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 23k]
944 - Median Sales Price of Existing One-Family Homes by Selected Metropolitan Area: 2004 to 2005 [Excel 45k]
945 - Existing Home Sales by State: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 24k]
946 - Existing Apartment Condos and Co-ops-Units Sold and Median Sales Price by Region: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 18k]
948 - Total Housing Inventory for the United States: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 31k]
949 - Occupied Housing Inventory by Age of Householder: 1985 to 2005 [Excel 22k]
950 - Vacancy Rates for Housing Units-Characteristics: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 41k]
951 - Housing Units and Tenure-States: 2004 [Excel 30k]
952 - Housing Units-Characteristics by Tenure and Region: 2005 [Excel 84k]
953 - Housing Units by Units in Structure and State: 2004 [Excel 28k]
954 - Housing Units-Size of Units and Lot: 2005 [Excel 25k]
955 - Occupied Housing Units-Tenure by Race of Householder: 1991 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
963 - Occupied Housing Units-Neighborhood Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2005 [Excel 31k]
964 - Heating Equipment and Fuels for Occupied Units: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 28k]
965 - Occupied Housing Units-Housing Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2005 [Excel 22k]
966 - Appliances and Office Equipment Used by Households by Region and Household Income: 2001 [Excel 25k]
967 - Net Stock of Residential Fixed Assets: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 23k]
968 - Expenditures by Residential Property Owners for Improvements and Maintenance and Repairs by Type of Payment and Year Structure Built: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 22k]
969 - Home Remodeling-Work Done and Amount Spent: 2005 [Excel 18k]
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