Census Bureau

Housing Affordability 1995

Table 4-1.  Affordability Status of Families and Unrelated Individuals for a Median-Priced Home, by Current Tenure and Type of Financing:
            United States, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1993, and 1995

          (Numbers in 000's.  Data may not add to total due to rounding.)
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                               |                                                   Families                                                                |                               |
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                               |                              |                              |  Male householder,           |  Female householder,         |                               |
                               |         Total                |         Married-couple       |    no wife present           |    no husband present        |    Unrelated individuals      |
                               |------------------------------|------------------------------|------------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                               |        |Cannot afford median-|        |Cannot afford median-|        |Cannot afford median-|        |Cannot afford median-|         |Cannot afford median-|
                               |        |priced home in area  |        |priced home in area  |        |priced home in area  |        |priced home in area  |         |priced home in area  |
                               |        |---------------------|        |---------------------|        |---------------------|        |---------------------|         |---------------------|
              Year             | Total  |  Number  | Percent  | Total  |  Number  | Percent  | Total  |  Number  | Percent  | Total  |  Number  | Percent  |  Total  |  Number  | Percent  |
-------------------------------|--------|----------|----------|--------|----------|----------|--------|----------|----------|--------|----------|----------|---------|----------|----------|
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
USING CONVENTIONAL, FIXED-RATE |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
  30-YEAR FINANCING            |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Total                     |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 65,708 |   31,893 |     48.5 | 51,744 |   20,763 |     40.1 |  2,371 |    1,559 |     65.8 | 11,593 |    9,571 |     82.6 |  28,979 |   22,233 |     76.7 |
1988...........................| 67,958 |   33,015 |     48.6 | 52,445 |   20,835 |     39.7 |  2,919 |    2,008 |     68.8 | 12,593 |   10,171 |     80.8 |  32,635 |   24,643 |     75.5 |
1991...........................| 69,543 |   35,668 |     51.3 | 53,249 |   22,449 |     42.2 |  2,810 |    1,904 |     67.8 | 13,484 |   11,314 |     83.9 |  36,010 |   27,433 |     76.2 |
1993...........................| 71,344 |   35,329 |     49.5 | 53,822 |   21,185 |     39.4 |  3,062 |    2,129 |     69.5 | 14,461 |   12,015 |     83.1 |  36,749 |   27,557 |     75.0 |
1995...........................| 72,895 |   38,075 |     52.2 | 54,753 |   23,110 |     42.2 |  3,207 |    2,349 |     73.2 | 14,935 |   12,616 |     84.5 |  37,911 |   28,648 |     75.6 |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Current owners            |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 46,884 |   14,699 |     31.4 | 39,973 |   10,445 |     26.1 |  1,377 |      640 |     46.4 |  5,534 |    3,615 |     65.3 |  12,455 |    6,957 |     55.9 |
1988...........................| 48,541 |   15,440 |     31.8 | 40,588 |   10,593 |     26.1 |  1,797 |      975 |     54.3 |  6,155 |    3,871 |     62.9 |  14,374 |    7,888 |     54.9 |
1991...........................| 49,881 |   17,742 |     35.6 | 41,875 |   12,591 |     30.1 |  1,804 |      967 |     53.6 |  6,202 |    4,185 |     67.5 |  16,311 |    9,291 |     57.0 |
1993...........................| 50,623 |   16,386 |     32.4 | 42,051 |   11,013 |     26.2 |  1,936 |    1,051 |     54.3 |  6,636 |    4,322 |     65.1 |  16,566 |    8,833 |     53.3 |
1995...........................| 51,470 |   18,086 |     35.1 | 42,774 |   12,394 |     29.0 |  1,833 |    1,022 |     55.8 |  6,863 |    4,670 |     68.0 |  17,366 |    9,455 |     54.4 |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Current Renters           |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 18,825 |   17,194 |     91.3 | 11,771 |   10,318 |     87.7 |    994 |      920 |     92.5 |  6,060 |    5,956 |     98.3 |  16,524 |   15,276 |     92.4 |
1988...........................| 19,417 |   17,575 |     90.5 | 11,857 |   10,242 |     86.4 |  1,122 |    1,033 |     92.1 |  6,438 |    6,300 |     97.9 |  18,261 |   16,755 |     91.8 |
1991...........................| 19,662 |   17,926 |     91.2 | 11,373 |    9,859 |     86.7 |  1,007 |      937 |     93.1 |  7,282 |    7,130 |     97.9 |  19,699 |   18,142 |     92.1 |
1993...........................| 20,721 |   18,943 |     91.4 | 11,771 |   10,172 |     86.4 |  1,126 |    1,078 |     95.7 |  7,825 |    7,693 |     98.3 |  20,182 |   18,723 |     92.8 |
1995...........................| 21,424 |   19,989 |     93.3 | 11,979 |   10,716 |     89.5 |  1,374 |    1,326 |     96.5 |  8,072 |    7,947 |     98.4 |  20,545 |   19,193 |     93.4 |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
USING FHA, FIXED-RATE, 30-YEAR |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
  FINANCING                    |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Total                     |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 65,708 |   31,015 |     47.2 | 51,744 |   19,975 |     38.6 |  2,371 |    1,539 |     64.9 | 11,593 |    9,501 |     82.0 |  28,979 |   22,033 |     76.0 |
1988...........................| 67,958 |   31,347 |     46.1 | 52,445 |   19,326 |     36.9 |  2,919 |    1,973 |     67.6 | 12,593 |   10,048 |     79.8 |  32,635 |   24,216 |     74.2 |
1991...........................| 69,543 |   34,362 |     49.4 | 53,249 |   21,256 |     39.9 |  2,810 |    1,874 |     66.7 | 13,484 |   11,232 |     83.3 |  36,010 |   27,173 |     75.5 |
1993...........................| 71,344 |   34,868 |     48.9 | 53,822 |   20,664 |     38.4 |  3,062 |    2,148 |     70.1 | 14,461 |   12,056 |     83.4 |  36,749 |   27,477 |     74.8 |
1995...........................| 72,895 |   37,180 |     51.0 | 54,753 |   22,205 |     40.6 |  3,207 |    2,347 |     73.2 | 14,935 |   12,629 |     84.6 |  37,911 |   28,469 |     75.1 |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Current owners            |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 46,884 |   14,016 |     29.9 | 39,973 |    9,846 |     24.6 |  1,377 |      620 |     45.0 |  5,534 |    3,550 |     64.2 |  12,455 |    6,882 |     55.3 |
1988...........................| 48,541 |   14,223 |     29.3 | 40,588 |    9,469 |     23.3 |  1,797 |      950 |     52.8 |  6,155 |    3,805 |     61.8 |  14,374 |    7,704 |     53.6 |
1991...........................| 49,881 |   16,724 |     33.5 | 41,875 |   11,667 |     27.9 |  1,804 |      937 |     52.0 |  6,202 |    4,119 |     66.4 |  16,311 |    9,141 |     56.0 |
1993...........................| 50,623 |   16,045 |     31.7 | 42,051 |   10,620 |     25.3 |  1,936 |    1,070 |     55.3 |  6,636 |    4,354 |     65.6 |  16,566 |    8,822 |     53.3 |
1995...........................| 51,470 |   17,412 |     33.8 | 42,774 |   11,709 |     27.4 |  1,833 |    1,021 |     55.7 |  6,863 |    4,683 |     68.2 |  17,366 |    9,380 |     54.0 |
                               |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
     Current Renters           |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |        |          |          |         |          |          |
1984...........................| 18,825 |   16,999 |     90.3 | 11,771 |   10,129 |     86.1 |    994 |      919 |     92.4 |  6,060 |    5,951 |     98.2 |  16,524 |   15,152 |     91.7 |
1988...........................| 19,417 |   17,124 |     88.2 | 11,857 |    9,858 |     83.1 |  1,122 |    1,023 |     91.2 |  6,438 |    6,243 |     97.0 |  18,261 |   16,512 |     90.4 |
1991...........................| 19,662 |   17,639 |     89.7 | 11,373 |    9,589 |     84.3 |  1,007 |      937 |     93.1 |  7,282 |    7,113 |     97.7 |  19,699 |   18,032 |     91.5 |
1993...........................| 20,721 |   18,824 |     90.8 | 11,771 |   10,044 |     85.3 |  1,126 |    1,078 |     95.7 |  7,825 |    7,702 |     98.4 |  20,182 |   18,655 |     92.4 |
1995...........................| 21,424 |   19,768 |     92.3 | 11,979 |   10,496 |     87.6 |  1,374 |    1,326 |     96.5 |  8,072 |    7,946 |     98.4 |  20,545 |   19,090 |     92.9 |
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Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census


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