The U.S. Government has released its Census Bureau information on the 2018 Characteristics of New Housing in a report that covers all aspects of last year’s U.S. New Housing inventory.

Here are the highlights…

840,000 Single Family homes were completed in 2018.

  • 90% had air-conditioning.
  • 10% had two bedrooms or less / one-third had four bedrooms or more.
  • 30% had a patio and a porch /  About 5% had no outdoor features.

345,000 multifamily units completed in 2018

617,000 single-family homes were sold in 2018:

The median sales price of new single-family homes sold in 2018 was $326,400.

The median size of a new single-family home sold in 2018 was 2,435 square feet.

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