United States Building Permits

U.S. New Residential Construction Building Permits

The United States building permits average per year since 2001 is 1,207,637. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 1,982,869 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 517,159. 59.72% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

2014 U.S. Building Permits Issued Heat Map

U.S. Building Permits Issued By Year Details

Year All Permits Single Family 2-Unit
Multi-Family
3 & 4 Unit
Multi-Family
5+ Unit
Multi-Family
2014 986,763 589,307 13,922 13,760 369,774
2013 919,317 568,430 12,564 11,898 326,425
2012 762,259 470,730 10,978 10,964 269,587
2011 562,769 373,624 8,802 8,545 171,798
2010 539,002 396,836 8,920 9,506 123,740
2009 517,159 387,143 8,672 8,437 112,907
2008 813,840 502,952 14,210 15,109 281,569
2007 1,263,977 871,907 24,656 28,657 338,757
2006 1,683,969 1,244,580 31,646 38,613 369,130
2005 1,982,869 1,532,661 35,694 41,311 373,203
2004 1,976,929 1,530,956 40,920 46,429 358,624
2003 1,757,266 1,349,894 37,898 38,383 331,091
2002 1,625,310 1,228,572 33,454 33,349 329,935
2001 1,515,482 1,138,134 28,797 31,296 317,255

Building Permits By State in 2014

Building Permits Loudoun County, VA

Year All Permits % Single Family
2013 4884 72.58
2012 3815 78.11
2011 3070 76.55
2010 2041 90.15
2009 2154 76.04
2008 2457 59.75
2007 2878 86.14
2006 3284 89.43
2005 5199 90.71
2004 6664 85.04
2003 6770 83.87
2002 6108 76.28

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