Nearly Half Of Homes Started In 2015 Have Four Or More Bedrooms

September 9, 2016

There are roughly nine trillion things that make The Brady Bunch seemed woefully outdated, but the fact that six children were forced to split two bedrooms might be the most ludicrous of them all.

According to data from the US Census’ Survey of Construction and analysis from NAHB, 36 percent of single-family homes started in 2015 have four bedrooms, and 11 percent have five or more — sharp increases from previous rates of 29 and six percent, respectively, in 2009.

Divided by homes started last year by location, 57 percent of homes in the Pacific region, 55 percent of homes in the South Atlantic region, and 51 percent of homes in the Middle Atlantic region contain four or more bedrooms.

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