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A Picture of Housing Constructed in 2012

Written by: Katie McNitt Did you know that there were 483,000 single-family homes built in the United States in 2012? In addition, there were 166,000 multifamily units completed. How do we know about characteristics of these new homes, such as … Continue reading

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Characteristics of New Housing

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 collects … Continue reading

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

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 of … Continue reading

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American Community Survey

This Fall, the Census Bureau will release a few data sets that help us understand more about who we are as a country, culminating in the 2010 Census population counts announced this December. The first of these data releases is … Continue reading

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