U.S. Department of Commerce

Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments (SOMA)



Second Quarter 2000

Table 11. Apartments Completed in Buildings With Five Units or More:
          1994 to 2000
(Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.)

                         Total               Unfurnished
  Quarter of        apartments   Standard     apartments   Standard
  completion         completed     error*      completed     error*

          2000
January-March\p         65,600      4,940         48,500     4,070

     1999
October-December        75,900      5,070       \r58,000     3,740
July-September          85,500      4,270       \r66,700     3,990
April-June              72,400      4,400         55,700     4,290
January-March           58,000      4,550         46,700     4,450

     1998
October-December        67,900      3,560         48,800     3,350
July-September          78,100      5,780         60,900     5,310
April-June              70,000      3,150         54,900     2,980
January-March           57,900      3,380         45,200     3,090

     1997
October-December        72,700      3,950         55,200     3,810
July-September          66,300      3,280         51,400     3,880
April-June              57,300      3,970         44,200     4,090
January-March           50,800      2,570         38,400     2,530

     1996
October-December        62,700      2,590         43,200     4,320
July-September          71,000      2,870         53,700     2,850
April-June              66,100      4,050         50,700     4,070
January-March           51,600      2,610         43,700     2,990

     1995
October-December        58,900      2,980         45,600     3,200
July-September          65,300      2,510         48,000     2,290
April-June              51,200      2,760         35,900     2,360
January-March           37,000      2,270         25,500     2,270

     1994
October-December        47,800      2,260         35,500     2,730
July-September          45,400      2,130         29,500     2,540
April-June              37,200      2,250         24,700     2,610
January-March           24,600      2,060         14,300     1,560


                    Furnished               Cooperatives
                       rental                       and 
  Quarter of        apartments   Standard   condominiums   Standard
  completion         completed     error*      completed     error*

          2000
January-March\p            500        390          9,000     1,740

     1999
October-December           600        380        \r9,200     1,880
July-September         \r5,500      2,070        \r8,800     1,440
April-June               1,500      1,140          8,500     1,210
January-March              300        210          6,000     1,150

     1998
October-December         1,200        680         10,400     3,150
July-September           1,400        460          9,800     2,840
April-June                 100          5          6,900       900
January-March              300         15          7,300     1,540

     1997
October-December           400         20          9,800     2,290
July-September           1,600        620          7,400     1,560
April-June                 400        130          9,200     1,690
January-March              500        320          9,500     2,540

     1996
October-December           500        290         14,200     4,020
July-September           1,500        750         10,600     1,540
April-June                 400        300          6,400       850
January-March              (Z)        (Z)          5,600       840

     1995
October-December           300        250          9,400     1,790
July-September           1,400        620         10,100     1,290
April-June                 (Z)        (Z)          9,600     1,750
January-March              (Z)        (Z)          7,200     1,190

     1994
October-December           400         40          8,200     1,460
July-September             600        480          8,300     1,110
April-June                 100         40          9,200     1,970
January-March              (Z)        (Z)          8,800     1,450


                     Federally
                    subsidized                 1/  Other
  Quarter of        apartments   Standard     apartments   Standard
  completion         completed     error*      completed     error*

          2000
January-March\p          6,800      3,460            800       160

     1999
October-December       \r3,100        610        \r5,000     3,060
July-September         \r3,400        890          1,100       360
April-June             \r4,800      1,350        \r1,900       690
January-March            2,400        520          2,600       820

     1998
October-December         5,200      1,590          2,300       760
July-September           4,200      1,100          1,700       380
April-June               6,600      1,900          1,500       300
January-March            4,000      2,490          1,100       200

     1997
October-December         4,400      1,350          2,900     1,280
July-September           4,900      2,240          1,100       210
April-June               3,100        780            400        90
January-March            1,800        270            700       160

     1996
October-December         3,400        830          1,400       480
July-September           4,200      1,870            900       200
April-June               5,400      2,080          3,200     1,950
January-March            1,300        310            900       240

     1995
October-December         2,800        550            800       180
July-September           5,100      1,050            700       120
April-June               3,000      1,290          2,700     1,690
January-March            2,700      1,110          1,500       680

     1994
October-December         3,400      1,730            300        60
July-September           4,700      1,930          2,300     1,040
April-June               3,000      1,100            300       210
January-March              700        270            700       130



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.)

* One standard error (68-percent confidence interval)
p Preliminary
r Revised.
Z Fewer than 50 units or less than one-half of 1 percent.


Go to Detailed Tables for Second Quarter 2000 Absorptions
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