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The 2012 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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.

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Authorizations, Starts and Completions

968 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Authorized by State [Excel 34k] | [PDF 72k]

969 - New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started--Selected Characteristics [Excel 47k] | [PDF 72k]

970 - New Privately Owned Housing Units Started [Excel 27k] | [PDF 60k]

971 - Characteristics of New Privately Owned One-Family Houses Completed [Excel 35k] | [PDF 60k]

972 - Housing Starts and Average Length of Time From Start to Completion of New Privately Owned One-Unit Residential Buildings [Excel 38k] | [PDF 55k]

981 - New Unfurnished Apartments Completed and Rented in 3 Months by Region [Excel 44k] | [PDF 69k]

Commercial Offices

1006 - Commercial Buildings--Summary: 2003 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 57k]

Construction Indices and Value

962 - Construction Materials--Producer Price Indexes [Excel 41k] | [PDF 68k]

963 - Value of New Construction Put in Place [Excel 32k] | [PDF 68k]

964 - Value of Private Construction Put in Place [Excel 43k] | [PDF 75k]

965 - Value of State and Local Government Construction Put in Place [Excel 41k] | [PDF 74k]

966 - Construction Contracts--Value of Construction and Floor Space of Buildings [The complete publication including this copyright table is available for sale from the U.S. Government Printing Office and the National Technical Information Service]

967 - Construction Contracts--Value by Region [The complete publication including this copyright table is available for sale from the U.S. Government Printing Office and the National Technical Information Service]

Construction Industry

961 - Construction--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis) [Excel 35k] | [PDF 60k]

Homeownership and Housing Costs

992 - Homeownership Rates by Age of Householder and Household Type [Excel 54k] | [PDF 68k]

993 - Homeownership Rates by State [Excel 34k] | [PDF 68k]

994 - Occupied Housing Units-Costs by Region: 2009 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 69k]

995 - Occupied Housing Units--Financial Summary by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2009 [Excel 56k] | [PDF 70k]

996 - Owner-Occupied Housing Units--Value and Costs by State: 2008 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 65k]

997 - Renter-Occupied Housing Units--Gross Rent by State: 2008 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 66k]

998 - Mortgage Characteristics--Owner Occupied Units: 2009 [Excel 47k] | [PDF 62k]

999 - Home Purchase Loans by Race and Sex: 2009 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 59k]

1004 - Home Improvement Loans by Race: 2009 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 53k]

Housing Sales

973 - Price Indexes of New One-Family Houses Sold, by Region [Excel 29k] | [PDF 55k]

974 - New Privately-Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region and Type of Financing, and by Sales-Price Group [Excel 34k] | [PDF 58k]

975 - Median Sales Price of New Privately Owned One-Family Houses Sold by Region [Excel 29k] | [PDF 58k]

976 - New Manufactured (Mobile) Homes Placed for Residential Use and Average Sales Price by Region [Excel 31k] | [PDF 58k]

977 - Existing One-Family Homes Sold and Price by Region [Excel 28k] | [PDF 66k]

978 - Median Sales Price of Existing One-Family Homes by Selected Metropolitan Area [Excel 34k] | [PDF 66k]

979 - Existing Home Sales by State [Excel 35k] | [PDF 68k]

980 - Existing Apartment Condos and Co-ops--Units Sold and Median Sales Price by Region [Excel 45k] | [PDF 69k]

Housing Units and Characteristics

982 - Total Housing Inventory for the United States [Excel 30k] | [PDF 63k]

983 - Occupied Housing Inventory by Age of Householder [Excel 28k] | [PDF 63k]

984 - Vacancy Rates for Housing Units--Characteristics [Excel 31k] | [PDF 63k]

985 - Housing Units and Tenure--States: 2009 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 65k]

986 - Homeownership and Rental Vacancy Rates by State [Excel 30k] | [PDF 62k]

987 - Homeownership and Rental Vacancy Rates by Metropolitan Area [Excel 31k] | [PDF 62k]

988 - Housing Units--Characteristics by Tenure and Region: 2009 [Excel 92k] | [PDF 74k]

989 - Housing Units by Units in Structure and State: 2009 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 63k]

990 - Housing Units-Size of Units and Lot: 2009 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 69k]

991 - Occupied Housing Units--Tenure by Race of Householder [Excel 31k] | [PDF 69k]

Housing and Neighborhood Quality

1000 - Occupied Housing Units--Neighborhood Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2007 [Excel 46k] | [PDF 70k]

1001 - Heating Equipment and Fuels for Occupied Units [Excel 33k] | [PDF 67k]

1002 - Occupied Housing Units--Housing Indicators by Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2007 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 67k]

1003 - Home Remodeling--Number of Households with Work Done and Amount Spent: 2010 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 54k]

1005 - Net Stock of Residential Fixed Assets [Excel 31k] | [PDF 57k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2012 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 28, 2014