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 Middlesex County, NJ

Year All Permits % Single Family
2013 1652 51.57
2012 1307 56.47
2011 1225 59.10
2010 1568 53.32
2009 1018 59.23
2008 1020 57.75
2007 1597 54.98
2006 2567 45.85
2005 3244 54.90
2004 2622 72.43
2003 2306 78.40
2002 1999 81.19

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