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Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments (SOMA)



Survey of Market Absorption
Characteristics 1998: Table 8

          Table 8.  Total Apartments Completed in Buildings With Five Units or More: 
                     1970-1998
          (Details may not sum to totals because of rounding. Percents are computed
           using unrounded data)
                                    Unfurnished           Furnished
            Year       Total
                                 Number     Percent    Number     Percent
          
              1998    273,900    210,200         77      3,000          1
              1997    247,100    189,200         77      3,000          1
              1996    251,300    191,300         76      2,400          1
          
              1995    212,400    155,000         73      1,600          1
              1994    154,900    104,000         67      1,100          1
              1993    124,800     77,200         62      2,700          2
              1992    155,200    110,200         71        700         (Z)
              1991    216,500    165,300         76      2,800          1
          
              1990    294,400    214,300         73      2,900          1
              1989    337,900    246,400         73      4,900          1
              1988    388,600    284,500         73      4,300          1
              1987    474,200    345,600         73      7,900          2
              1986    550,200    407,600         74     11,600          2
              1985    533,300    364,500         68      7,400          1
              1984    506,000    313,200         62      9,800          2
              1983    370,700    191,500         52      4,700          1
              1982    288,200    117,000         41      5,400          2
              1981    332,500    135,400         41      6,000          2
          
              1980    418,900    196,100         47      9,700          2
              1979    439,300    241,200         55     12,100          3
              1978    362,700    228,700         63     11,200          3
              1977    289,400    195,600         68     16,200          6
              1976    258,200    157,000         61     12,800          5
              1975    371,400    223,100         60     11,100          3
              1974    685,400    405,500         59     20,700          3
              1973    774,800    531,700         69     36,200          5
              1972    718,200    497,900         69     37,700          5
              1971    583,400    334,400         57     32,200          6
              1970    526,000    328,400         62     48,200          9
          
          
                        Condominiums
                                 and            Federally
                        cooperatives           subsidized             Other \1
            Year
                      Number     Percent    Number     Percent    Number    Percent
          
              1998     34,300         13     19,900          7      6,400        2
              1997     35,800         15     14,100          6      5,000        2
              1996     36,900         15     14,200          6      6,400        3
          
              1995     36,400         17     13,700          6      5,700        3
              1994     34,400         22     11,800          8      3,600        2
              1993     32,000         26      7,700          6      5,200        4
              1992     31,100         20      7,000          5      6,000        4
              1991     35,300         16      9,600          4      3,500        2
          
              1990     52,600         18     13,800          5     10,800        4
              1989     59,700         18     19,800          6      7,200        2
              1988     76,200         20     15,200          4      8,400        2
              1987     92,300         19     17,000          4     11,300        2
              1986    101,700         18     23,300          4      6,000        1
              1985    135,800         25     12,000          2     13,700        3
              1984    143,600         28     28,500          6     10,700        2
              1983    111,800         30     47,700         13     15,100        4
              1982    107,900         37     48,000         17     10,000        3
              1981    112,600         34     66,100         20     12,500        4
          
              1980    122,800         29     79,900         19     10,500        3
              1979     91,800         21     87,500         20      6,700        2
              1978     54,500         15     54,100         15     14,300        4
              1977     43,000         15     26,000          9      8,700        3
              1976     46,300         18     32,000         12     10,000        4
              1975     84,600         23     38,900         10     13,800        4
              1974    159,000         23     75,400         11     25,000        4
              1973     98,100         13     82,000         11     26,800        3
              1972     57,300          8     93,800         13     31,400        4
              1971     49,100          8    104,800         18     63,000       11
              1970     72,500         14     55,900         11     21,000        4
          
          Z  Fewer than 50 units or less than one-half of one percent.
          \1 Other includes time-sharing units, continuing care retirement units, 
             and turnkey housing (privately-built for and sold to local public 
             housing authorities subsequent to completion).
          

Go to Characteristics of Apartments Completed: 1998
Contact George Boyd at 301-763-3199 or mail to george.t.boyd@census.gov for further information on the Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments Data.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division
Last Revised: September 30, 2011