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What Did New Housing Look Like in 2011?
Posted By jennifer On June 14, 2012 @ 6:03 pm In Housing | No Comments
Written by: Salima Jenkins
Every year, we collect data on the characteristics of new residential construction, such as square footage and the number of bedrooms, as well as average and median sales prices (for single-family houses only). These statistics are from the Survey of Construction, which is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Here are a few interesting facts from the 2011 Characteristics of New Housing tables:
For more annual new housing characteristics data, for 2011 and prior years, please visit the Characteristics of New Housing  website, where you can see a complete list of characteristics highlights and view the entire set of over 200 tables.
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 garage: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/soldparking_cust.xls
 2,480: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/medavgsqft_cust.xls
 bedrooms: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/bedrooms_cust.xls
 Image: http://blogs.census.gov/wp-content/blogs.dir/11/files/2012/06/char-of-new-housing-pic-2.jpg
 average sales price: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/soldmedavgprice_cust.xls
 stories: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/stories_cust.xls
 Image: http://blogs.census.gov/wp-content/blogs.dir/11/files/2012/06/char-of-new-housing-pic-1.jpg
 heating fuel: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/mfu_hfuel_cust.xls
 1,408: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/xls/mfu_medavgsqft_cust.xls
 Characteristics of New Housing: http://www.census.gov/construction/chars/
 American Community Survey: http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
 American Housing Survey: http://www.census.gov/housing/ahs/
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