Tag Archives: home size

Chart of the Day: American Home Size Trends

Yesterday I discovered a new “micro-unit” apartment building in Saint Paul, and it made me think about home size trends. Here’s a chart from Bloomberg showing percentage sales in different size brackets: The author of the piece, Patrick Clark,¬†trumpets the fact that home size has stopped growing, with the release of the latest data: The […]

Chart of the Day: Average Home Size over Time, Midwest vs. US

Here’s a chart from the recent Star Tribune economic trend piece about how “big houses are making a comeback:” As you can see, Midwest homes are smaller on average than the US as a whole, which surprises¬†me given the straightness of our roads, but probably shouldn’t given how the Midwestern economy is generally lagging the […]