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More Housing Data than the Census!
Availability: American Housing Survey reports are available online and on Disc (see below) or available in print through the Customer Services Center. Data files may also be downloaded. Metropolitan data can be downloaded in SAS and ASCII formats at the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) web site.
Subject content: The American Housing Survey (AHS) collects data on the nation's housing, including apartments, single-family homes, mobile homes, vacant housing units, household characteristics, income, housing and neighborhood quality, housing costs, equipment and fuels, size of housing unit, and recent movers. National data are collected in odd-numbered years, and data for each of 47 selected metropolitan areas are collected currently about every six years. The national sample covers an average 55,000 housing units. Each metropolitan area sample covers 4,100 or more housing units.
Geography: U.S., metropolitan areas, selected subareas.
Note: For availability of data files for 1989 and earlier, please contact the Customer Services Center, 301-763-INFO (4636).
Census contact: Customer Services Center (orders), 301-763-INFO (4636); Demographic Call Center (content), 301-763-2422, or toll-free at 1-866-758-1060
American Housing Survey: 2007 National Core and Metropolitan File | V1-H07-AHSN-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 2005 National Core | V1-H05-AHSN-23-US1
American Housing Survey: National Core and Supplement Microdata File 2003 | C1-H03-AHSN-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 2002 Metropolitan Area Microdata Files | C1-H02-AHSM-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 2001 National Microdata Files & Table Generating Software | C1-H01-AHST-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 1999 National Microdata Files & Table Generating Software | C1-H99-AHST-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 1999 National Microdata CD-ROM | C1-H99-AHSX-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 1998 Metropolitan Microdata | C1-H98-AHSX-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 1997 National Microdata File | C1-H97-AHSX-23-US1
American Housing Survey: 1996 Metropolitan Sample | C1-H96-AHSX-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1996 | C1-H96-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1995 | C1-H95-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey: 1995 Metropolitan Sample | C1-H95-AHSX-02-US1
American Housing Survey: National Core and Supplement 1995 (Natl Public Use) | C1-H95-AHSN-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1994 | C1-H94-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1993 | C1-H93-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey: National Core and Supplement 1989, 1991, 1993 | C1-H93-AHSN-04-US1
American Housing Survey: National Core and Supplement 1993 | C1-H93-AHSC-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1992 | C1-H92-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Surveys: MSA Files 1988-1992 | C1-H92-AHSF-04-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1991 | C1-H91-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey, MSA Core and Supplement Files 1990 | C1-H90-AHSM-02-US1
American Housing Survey: Natl Core & Supplement 1985-87-89, MSA's 1988-89 | C1-H89-AHSN-04-US1
American Housing Survey: MSA's 1984-87; Natl. Core & Supplement 1985-87 | C1-H87-AHSN-04-US1
American Housing Survey: National Core: 1985 | C1-H85-AHSN-19-US1