Category Archives: Housing

Characteristics of New Housing

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Tweet What did new housing look like in 2010? How large was the average new house? How many bedrooms did new homes have? What was the average cost of a new single family home? Every year, the U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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More Than a Century of Tracking our Children

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Tweet Written by: Rose Kreider, US Census Bureau Much of what we can observe today about who children live with is a function of how the American family has changed over time. Statistics from the Census Bureau are invaluable for … Continue reading

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Moving up, moving on, moving out – What’s the story?

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Tweet Written by: David Ihrke, Survey Statistician, US Census Bureau Every year, millions of people pack up and move from one residence to another. This trend has long been an important aspect of American life, affecting both people and geographic … Continue reading

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New Orleans: Some Still in Transition

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Tweet Written by: Tamara Cole, Chief, American Housing Survey Branch On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina swept into the city of New Orleans, leaving a wake of destroyed homes and more than 400,000 displaced residents. Five years after the storm, … Continue reading

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A Post-Katrina Look at Housing in the New Orleans Area

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Tweet Written by: Tamara Cole, Chief, American Housing Survey Branch On Aug. 29, 2005, disaster struck one of our nation’s major metropolitan areas and most storied cities, as Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans area. Its storm surges caused dozens … Continue reading

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