Info obtained from the US Census Bureau’s Survey of Building (SOC) and tabulated by NAHB, exhibits that the rising development of single-story properties reversed in 2021. The share of single-story properties decreased in 2021 and the share of two or extra tales properties began was higher than one story properties. That is according to current NAHB evaluation of recent single-family dwelling dimension traits.
Nationwide, the share of recent properties with two or extra tales rose from 50% in 2020 to 52% in 2021, whereas the share of recent properties with one story fell from 50% to 48%. New England and West North Central have been the one two areas that noticed a rise within the share of 1 story properties in 2021. Although single story new properties are extra frequent within the South area, shares of single-story properties within the South area declined in 2021 after three years of will increase.
Trying deeper, 5 of the 9 divisions noticed a higher share of newly-built two or extra tales properties. Amongst these 5 divisions, New England and Center Atlantic had a considerably increased proportion (84% and 80%) of two or extra tales properties. New properties began with two or extra tales in Mountain and Pacific have been 53% and 62%. The best concentrations of two-or-more story properties have been in divisions alongside the coasts of the nation.
New properties began within the Midwest and South confirmed a stronger desire of single-story properties, apart from the South Atlantic division within the South. Within the Midwest (East North Central and West North Central), 54% and 60% of recent properties began have been one-story, whereas the shares within the East South Central and West South Central have been 54% and 60%.