Renters and Homeowners in Non-metro Areas are Increasingly Cost-Burdened
Released in conjunction with a blog post by Sonali Mathur.
Low-Income Households Face Severe Housing Cost Burdens
Released in conjunction with our 2016 The State of the Nation's Housing report.
New Population Data from U.S. Census Reveals Increasing Migration to Sunnier Regions
The map below shows the changes in population for each county between July 2014 and July 2015. Click on the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog. Then, click on a county to display its data. Select a tab to map percent change in population, net international immigration or net domestic migration.
Renters Are Spending Over 30 Percent of Income on Housing
In 2014, just under half (49.3 percent) of American renters were housing cost burdened, spending more than 30 percent of income on housing costs. This represents a record high of 21.3 million renters with cost burdens, and includes 11.4 million (26.4 percent) with severe cost burdens, spending more than half of income on housing. Click the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog.
Homebuying Affordability Varies Greatly by Metro
Stagnant incomes and tight credit since the recession have worked in tandem to keep many renters from becoming homeowners in recent years, even as prices plummeted. Now, as the housing market continues to recover, questions about homebuying affordability are beginning to creep back into the public discussion. But nationally, the affordability outlook remains favorable. Click the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog.
Record Number of American Renters Feel the Strain of Cost Burdens
Released in conjunction with our 2015 The State of the Nation's Housing report.
Homeowners on Coasts Generall Spend More on Improvements
Released in conjunction with our 2015 Improving America's Housing - Emerging Trends in the Remodeling Market report.
The U.S. Population Has Aged Significantly Over the Past Two Decades
Released in conjunction with our Housing America's Older Americans 2014 report.