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US Housing Market

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Overview of the US Housing Market

New Home Prices

Average and median prices of new houses sold in that month in the US.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.SOLD.MEDPX
CENSUS.NEWHS.SOLD.AVGPX

New Home Sales (Annual Rate)

Change in the number of single-family homes sold, % MoM.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD|PCHG

Home Ownership Rate

The number of homes occupied by owners as a percentage of total occupied households.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.HV.HOMEOWN.US.S

New Construction

Permits, Starts and Completions (Annual Rate)

The number of privately-owned housing units that were given building permits, along with the total housing construction starts and completions for that month.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.RESCONST.APERMIT.S
CENSUS.RESCONST.ASTARTS.S
CENSUS.RESCONST.ACOMP.S

Under Construction

The number of privately-owned housing units that were under construction.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.RESCONST.UNDCONST.S

Housing Starts by Type of Units

The number of single-family and multi-family privately-owned housing units that began construction in that month.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.RESCONST.ASTARTS.SINGLE.S
CENSUS.RESCONST.ASTARTS.MULTI.S

New Home Sales

Sales Trend

Change in the number of single-family homes sold, % MoM.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD|PCHG

Regional Sales

The number of single-family homes sold in the Midwest, South, Northeast and West regions of the US.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.MW
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.SO
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.NE
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.WE

By Stage Of Construction

The number of single-family homes that were not started, under construction and completed that month.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.NOSTART
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.COMPLETED
CENSUS.NEWHS.ASOLD.UNDERC

For Sales

Stage Of Construction

Number of single-family homes for sale that were not started, under construction and completed that month.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.FORSALE.NOSTART.S
CENSUS.NEWHS.FORSALE.COMP.S
CENSUS.NEWHS.FORSALE.UNDERC.S

Months Supply

The ratio of houses for sale to houses sold in that month. This indicates the number of months it would take for the inventory to sell, given current prices.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.FORSALE.MTH

Months on Sale

The median number of months houses are available for sale since their completion.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.NEWHS.FORSALE.MOS.S

Vacancy

Annual Vacancy Rate

The percentage of renter-occupied and owner-occupied houses that were vacant in that quarter.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.HV.RENTVAC.US
CENSUS.HV.OWNVAC.US

Regional Vacant Units For Sale

The number of units that were vacant and available for sale in that quarter in the Midwest, South, Northeast and West regions of the US.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.HV.VAC.SALE.MW
CENSUS.HV.VAC.SALE.SO
CENSUS.HV.VAC.SALE.NE
CENSUS.HV.VAC.SALE.WE

Regional Ownership Rate

The percentage of houses that were occupied by owners in the Midwest, South, Northeast and West regions of the US.
Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.HV.HOMEOWN.MW
CENSUS.HV.HOMEOWN.SO
CENSUS.HV.HOMEOWN.NE
CENSUS.HV.HOMEOWN.WE

Mfg Home

Manufactured Home Prices

Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.MFHOMES.PRICE

Regional Prices

Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.MFHOMES.PRICE.MW
CENSUS.MFHOMES.PRICE.SO
CENSUS.MFHOMES.PRICE.NE
CENSUS.MFHOMES.PRICE.WE

Manufactured Homes Sold

Data series used in this chart.
CENSUS.MFHOMES.SOLD