Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

An Affiliate of the National Home Builders Association

NAHB: Garages in New Homes: 2015 Data

 
Posted on October 28, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
 
BY ROBERT DIETZ
Copyright © 2016 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS
 
A majority of new homes that completed construction in 2015 included two-car garages, according to NAHB analysis of Census Bureau Survey of Construction data.
 
For new single-family completions in 2015, 61% of homes offered a two-car garage. Another 24% of homes possessed a garage large enough to hold three or more cars. Just 6% of newly-built homes had a one-car garage, and only 1% possessed a carport. Another 9% of new homes had no garage or carport.
 
Over the last two decades, there has been a shift in parking options. As home size has grown, the share of homes with a three or more car garage has grown as well. In 1992, 11% of homes had a garage for three or more cars. That share rose to a peak of ... Read the article at the NAHB website
 
Traditional 3 car garage photo by HOUZZ
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