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March 25, 2014

For important information on the timeliness of these data compared with the official press release, the schedule for revisions to these data, links to additional related data, and standard errors for these estimates, see footnote, or go directly to the New Residential Sales web page.

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Source: New Home Sales (Definitions)
Annual Rate for New Single-family Houses Sold: United States — Seasonally Adjusted All Houses [Thousands of Units]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1963 591 464 461 605 586 526 665 570 590 567 579 514
1964 549 609 562 559 523 580 575 582 590 583 548 540
1965 533 559 556 555 544 614 554 615 587 555 616 609
1966 599 541 557 545 499 434 435 377 358 387 382 369
1967 416 408 439 479 503 499 515 504 531 566 500 502
1968 494 543 490 501 441 441 493 507 501 502 469 511
1969 480 524 474 450 447 461 436 422 396 401 441 452
1970 461 373 389 445 466 485 481 515 564 545 570 582
1971 618 618 681 662 618 646 706 659 625 647 710 689
1972 698 711 640 684 677 687 681 773 767 843 735 772
1973 781 737 725 661 660 650 601 566 561 565 547 519
1974 523 539 572 544 590 534 534 492 511 448 450 417
1975 416 422 477 543 579 557 569 566 556 609 680 669
1976 603 644 591 611 570 591 664 648 696 708 735 767
1977 825 839 872 799 807 805 755 808 842 819 829 835
1978 795 791 814 864 857 834 789 756 812 872 798 805
1979 754 723 793 748 727 700 715 729 727 670 597 559
1980 592 541 474 370 469 552 636 659 596 561 562 532
1981 511 510 514 470 467 415 431 378 338 356 382 457
1982 368 365 374 339 384 370 375 407 481 480 554 521
1983 582 562 596 638 664 651 606 572 608 632 644 773
1984 691 696 641 639 615 630 619 567 662 687 597 597
1985 645 682 671 620 678 722 766 726 678 655 733 721
1986 733 728 880 857 789 728 698 621 763 669 707 784
1987 709 732 713 735 651 637 658 657 666 650 625 595
1988 585 663 669 699 684 717 679 688 703 718 628 658
1989 719 622 567 608 656 642 731 697 639 645 684 630
1990 620 591 574 542 534 545 542 528 496 465 493 464
1991 401 482 507 508 517 516 511 526 487 524 575 558
1992 676 639 554 546 554 596 627 636 650 621 614 650
1993 596 604 602 701 626 653 655 645 726 704 769 812
1994 619 686 747 692 691 621 628 656 677 715 646 629
1995 626 559 616 621 674 725 765 701 678 696 664 709
1996 714 769 721 736 746 721 770 826 770 720 771 805
1997 830 801 831 744 760 793 805 815 840 800 864 793
1998 872 866 836 866 887 923 876 846 864 893 995 949
1999 875 848 863 918 888 923 900 893 826 872 863 873
2000 873 856 900 841 857 793 887 848 912 933 880 983
2001 936 963 939 909 885 882 880 866 853 871 924 979
2002 880 948 923 936 978 957 956 1,014 1,044 1,006 1,024 1,048
2003 999 936 999 1,012 1,078 1,193 1,168 1,206 1,131 1,144 1,093 1,129
2004 1,165 1,159 1,276 1,186 1,241 1,180 1,088 1,175 1,214 1,305 1,179 1,242
2005 1,203 1,319 1,328 1,260 1,286 1,274 1,389 1,255 1,244 1,336 1,214 1,239
2006 1,174 1,061 1,116 1,123 1,086 1,074 965 1,035 1,016 941 1,003 998
2007 891 828 833 887 842 793 778 699 686 727 641 619
2008 627 593 535 536 504 487 477 435 433 393 389 377
2009 336 372 339 337 376 393 411 418 386 396 375 352
2010 345 336 381 422 280 305 283 282 317 291 287 326
2011 307 270 300 310 305 301 296 299 304 316 328 341
2012 338 366 349 352 369 360 369 374 384 365 398 396
2013 458 445 443 446 429 450 373 388 403 452 448 441
2014 455 440 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Business & Industry | sssd.econ.data@census.gov |  Last Revised: September 20, 2012