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Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments (SOMA)



Second Quarter 1999

Table 11. Apartments Completed in Buildings With Five Units or More:
          1993 to 1999
(Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.)

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

     1999
January-March\p         58,000      3,100         47,100     2,820

     1998
October-December      \r67,900      3,140       \r48,900     3,530
July-September          78,100      3,490       \r61,000     4,320
April-June              70,000      3,150       \r54,900     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

     1993
October-December        31,500      2,180         16,900     2,450
July-September          33,400      2,590         22,100     2,660
April-June              31,600      1,740         20,500     2,010
January-March           28,400      2,800         17,600     2,630


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

     1999
January-March\p            300        210          5,900     1,290

     1998
October-December       \r1,200        680       \r10,400     2,990
July-September           1,400        500        \r9,800     2,580
April-June                 100          5        \r6,900       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

     1993
October-December           200         20          9,500     1,410
July-September           2,300      2,070          7,000       870
April-June                 (Z)        (Z)          8,500     1,140
January-March              200        180          7,000     1,140


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

     1999
January-March\p          2,600        420          2,000       620

     1998
October-December       \r5,200      1,040          2,100       730
July-September           4,200        940          1,700       340
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

     1993
October-December         4,000      1,370            900       500
July-September           1,300        370            800       400
April-June               2,000      1,310            700       200
January-March              600        110          3,000     1,780


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 1999 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