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Historical Data

Historical Tables (2003-present)

Historical Characteristics Tables

               

Summary of changes...

2013
  • Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan will no longer be included in the table breakouts for all individual characteristics for Single-Family Houses Completed. A new table "Metropolitan Statistical Area Status" will now show the data going back to 1999.
  • Crosstabulations (bedrooms by bathrooms, heat system by heating fuel, and primary by secondary wall material) will no longer be shown at the regional level.
  • Categories for the type of financing for Single Family Houses Completed and Single-Family Houses sold were updated.
  • Categories for the number of stories for Single-Family Houses Completed and Single-Family Houses sold were updated. 'Split-level' homes will now be included with data for '2 stories'.
  • Categories for the number of floors in Multifamily Buildings and Multifamily Units Completed were updated to include '3 floors' as a separate category.
2008
  • Categories for exterior wall materials of Single-Family Houses Completed and Single-Family Houses Sold were updated. The new tables include fiber cement as a separate category beginning with data for 2002 and no longer show aluminum siding as a separate category.
  • Ranges for data on the square feet of floor area for Single-Family Houses Completed and Single-Family Houses Sold were updated.
  • Ranges for data on square feet per unit for Multifamily Buildings Completed were updated.
  • Data collection for closing costs of Single-Family Houses Sold was discontinued.
2005
  • Sales price and price per square foot ranges for Single-Family Houses Sold were updated.
  • Price per square foot ranges for Contractor-Built Houses Started were updated.

C25 Publications (1971-1999)

Historical C25 Publications (Note: The C25 publication was discontinued in 1999.)

               


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Characteristics of New Housing | (301) 763-5160 |  Last Revised: June 02, 2014