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Private Nonfarm Residential Additions and Alterations, Value in Constant Dollars for United States (M02265USM382SNBR)


Dec 1963: 4,038  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Millions of 1957-1959 Dollars,
Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of 1957-1959 Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Residential Additions And Alterations Consist Of Such Projects As Addition Of Floor Area Or Living Space By Finishing Basements Or Attics, Enclosing Porches, Or Construction Of A New Wing Or Story; Conversion Of Space To Provide An Additional Dwelling Unit; New Retaining Walls, Walks, Driveways And Patios; General Remodeling Or Modernization By Installing An Additional Bathroom, Enlarging A Kitchen, Etc.; Additional Landscaping; Initial Installation Of A Furnace, Hot-Water Heater, Electrical Wiring, Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Etc. Excluded Are Appliances, Such As Refrigerators, Stoves, And Window Air Conditioners; And Normal Maintenance And Repair Work. For Further Information Consult Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data And Lipsey And Preston, P. 261. The Constant Dollar Series For Private Non- Farm Residential Additions And Alterations Was Derived By Deflating The Current Dollar Figures (Series 02264) By The Monthly Residential Construction Cost Index Of E. H. Boeckh And Associates-An Unweighted Average Of Indexes For Frame And Brick Residences. Monthly Data In Constant Dollars Are Available Only From 1946 On, And Only In Seasonally Adjusted Form. Source: Bureau Of The Census Publications (See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data)

This NBER data series m02265 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at

NBER Indicator: m02265

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Nonfarm Residential Additions and Alterations, Value in Constant Dollars for United States [M02265USM382SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, January 26, 2020.


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