“housing-market” Charts

Our households are shrinking but our houses are growing »

In 2013, the average size of new houses built increased to an all-time high of 2,679 square feet. Over the…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 698
Score: 6

Racial Wealth Gap Highest in Recorded History »

The disparity in median wealth ratios of whites compared to blacks and hispanics is the highest since the Census Bureau…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 197
Score: 3

Where do Americans move? »

When changing their places of residency in 2011-12, 64.4% of moving Americans (23.5 million) relocated within the same county. 18.6%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 72
Score: 2

Home Sales Drop Precipitously With Fear of Fed Pullout »

The most recent data on the housing market continues to support the view that the market has slowed substantially, ending…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 382

Housing Market Continues to Slow »

Pending Home Sales are down 8.7% from the peak in May 2013. The decline began after mortgage interest rates rose…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 75

Residential Square Footage per Person »

In 2005, 38.8% of U.S. households provided 500 to <1000 square feet of floor space per person. 31.8% of households…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 63

Houses Are Getting More Crowded »

This graph shows the percentage of all occupied housing units that are crowded (1.01 or more people per room) and…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 46

What are the main reasons that people move? »

In 2011-2012, there were 36.5 million Americans who changed their place of residency. Of these movers, 49.4% relocated due to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 92

Fewer Americans Are Moving »

The number of Americans moving to different homes has been trending downward since 1984-85. Along with this, the percentage of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 52

Housing Prices on the Rise »

Housing prices are once again on the rise. After peaking in the first quarter of 2007 and subsequently bottoming out…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 59

Housing Market on the Rebound »

After the burst of the housing bubble and the ensuing financial crisis, the housing market finally appears to be recovering.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 89