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Private Nonfarm Residential Buildings for United States (A0279AUSA398NNBR)


1946: 4,752 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 16, 2012 11:33 AM CDT
1946:  4,752  
1945:  1,276  
1944:  815  
1943:  885  
1942:  1,715  
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Millions of Current Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Current Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Series Is Presented Here As 2 Variables: (1) Original Data, 1915-46; (2) Original Data, 1946-63. This Category Of Construction Is The Sum Of New Housing Units; Residential Additions And Alterations; And A" Nonhousekeeping" Category. The Nonhousekeeping Classification Includes Fixed Structures, Such As Transient Hotels, Motels, Dormitories, Clubhouses, Nurses' Homes, Etc. Data Are Estimated From F. W. Dodge Company Contract Award Data For Thirty-Seven Eastern States, And From Building Permit Data. The Estimating Procedure Is The Same As For Private Nonresidential Buildings. For Further Informaton See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data And Lipsey And Preston, Pp. 259-260. Source: Publications Of Business And Defense Services Administration, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, And Bureau Of The Census. (For Specifics See Introductory Note On Bls-Department Of Commerce Data)

This NBER data series a02179a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.

NBER Indicator: a02179a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Nonfarm Residential Buildings for United States [A0279AUSA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A0279AUSA398NNBR, May 30, 2024.


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