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Private Nonfarm New Housing Units for United States (A0281AUSA398NNBR)


1946: 3,300  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Millions of Current Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


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. Census Revisions Cause The 1946 Break In Comparability. This Series Covers New Nonfarm Houses And Apartments, At All Levels Of Value And Quality, Which Are Housekeeping Dwellings. It Includes Those Built For Permanent Or Seasonal Occupancy. Excluded Are Mobile Homes, New Units Created By Remodeling Or Conversion Of Existing Structures, And Dwelling Units In Buildings Which Are Primarily Nonresidential. For Definitions And Derivaton Of Estimates, See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data And Lipsey And Preston, P. 260. Source: Business And Defense Services Administration, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, And Bureau Of The Census (See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data)

This NBER data series a02181a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at

NBER Indicator: a02181a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Nonfarm New Housing Units for United States [A0281AUSA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, November 21, 2019.


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