Census Bureau

Housing Affordability 1995

Table 4-2.  Affordability Status of Families and Unrelated Individuals for a Modestly 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 modestly|        |Cannot afford modestly|        |Cannot afford modestly|        |Cannot afford modestly|         |Cannot afford modestly|
                               |        |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 |   25,998 |      39.6 | 51,744 |   16,090 |      31.1 |  2,371 |    1,323 |      55.8 | 11,593 |    8,586 |      74.1 |  28,979 |   19,272 |      66.5 |
1988...........................| 67,958 |   27,355 |      40.3 | 52,445 |   16,584 |      31.6 |  2,919 |    1,655 |      56.7 | 12,593 |    9,117 |      72.4 |  32,635 |   21,557 |      66.1 |
1991...........................| 69,543 |   29,461 |      42.4 | 53,249 |   17,583 |      33.0 |  2,810 |    1,616 |      57.5 | 13,484 |   10,262 |      76.1 |  36,010 |   23,994 |      66.6 |
1993...........................| 71,344 |   30,188 |      42.3 | 53,822 |   17,360 |      32.3 |  3,062 |    1,843 |      60.2 | 14,461 |   10,985 |      76.0 |  36,749 |   24,427 |      66.5 |
1995...........................| 72,895 |   32,395 |      44.4 | 54,752 |   18,739 |      34.2 |  3,207 |    2,054 |      64.1 | 14,935 |   11,603 |      77.7 |  37,912 |   24,914 |      65.7 |
                               |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
     Current owners            |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
1984...........................| 46,884 |    9,553 |      20.4 | 39,973 |    6,403 |      16.0 |  1,377 |      440 |      32.0 |  5,534 |    2,709 |      49.0 |  12,455 |    4,958 |      39.8 |
1988...........................| 48,541 |   10,654 |      21.9 | 40,588 |    6,980 |      17.2 |  1,797 |      667 |      37.1 |  6,155 |    3,007 |      48.8 |  14,374 |    5,637 |      39.2 |
1991...........................| 49,881 |   12,374 |      24.8 | 41,875 |    8,454 |      20.2 |  1,804 |      694 |      38.5 |  6,202 |    3,226 |      52.0 |  16,311 |    6,691 |      41.0 |
1993...........................| 50,623 |   11,881 |      23.5 | 42,051 |    7,696 |      18.3 |  1,936 |      798 |      41.2 |  6,636 |    3,387 |      51.0 |  16,566 |    6,500 |      39.2 |
1995...........................| 51,470 |   13,092 |      25.4 | 42,774 |    8,572 |      20.0 |  1,833 |      755 |      41.2 |  6,863 |    3,765 |      54.9 |  17,366 |    6,548 |      37.7 |
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     Current Renters           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
1984...........................| 18,825 |   16,445 |      87.4 | 11,771 |    9,686 |      82.3 |    994 |      883 |      88.8 |  6,060 |    5,876 |      97.0 |  16,524 |   14,314 |      86.6 |
1988...........................| 19,417 |   16,701 |      86.0 | 11,857 |    9,604 |      81.0 |  1,122 |      987 |      88.0 |  6,438 |    6,110 |      94.9 |  18,261 |   15,920 |      87.2 |
1991...........................| 19,662 |   17,087 |      86.9 | 11,373 |    9,129 |      80.3 |  1,007 |      922 |      91.6 |  7,282 |    7,036 |      96.6 |  19,699 |   17,304 |      87.8 |
1993...........................| 20,721 |   18,307 |      88.3 | 11,771 |    9,664 |      82.1 |  1,126 |    1,045 |      92.8 |  7,825 |    7,598 |      97.1 |  20,182 |   17,927 |      88.8 |
1995...........................| 21,424 |   19,304 |      90.1 | 11,979 |   10,167 |      84.9 |  1,374 |    1,299 |      94.6 |  8,072 |    7,838 |      97.1 |  20,545 |   18,365 |      89.4 |
                               |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
                               |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
USING FHA, FIXED-RATE, 30-YEAR |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
  FINANCING                    |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
                               |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
     Total                     |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
1984...........................| 65,708 |   24,731 |      37.6 | 51,744 |   14,907 |      28.8 |  2,371 |    1,303 |      55.0 | 11,593 |    8,521 |      73.5 |  28,979 |   18,863 |      65.1 |
1988...........................| 67,958 |   25,336 |      37.3 | 52,445 |   14,760 |      28.1 |  2,919 |    1,596 |      54.7 | 12,593 |    8,980 |      71.3 |  32,635 |   20,885 |      64.0 |
1991...........................| 69,543 |   27,301 |      39.3 | 53,249 |   15,643 |      29.4 |  2,810 |    1,572 |      55.9 | 13,484 |   10,087 |      74.8 |  36,010 |   23,324 |      64.8 |
1993...........................| 71,344 |   28,912 |      40.5 | 53,822 |   16,168 |      30.0 |  3,062 |    1,822 |      59.5 | 14,461 |   10,923 |      75.5 |  36,749 |   24,158 |      65.7 |
1995...........................| 72,895 |   30,703 |      42.1 | 54,753 |   17,190 |      31.4 |  3,207 |    2,015 |      62.8 | 14,935 |   11,499 |      77.0 |  37,911 |   24,445 |      64.5 |
                               |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
     Current owners            |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
1984...........................| 46,884 |    8,813 |      18.8 | 39,973 |    5,717 |      14.3 |  1,377 |      426 |      30.9 |  5,534 |    2,670 |      48.2 |  12,455 |    4,810 |      38.6 |
1988...........................| 48,541 |    9,346 |      19.3 | 40,588 |    5,809 |      14.3 |  1,797 |      620 |      34.5 |  6,155 |    2,917 |      47.4 |  14,374 |    5,391 |      37.5 |
1991...........................| 49,881 |   10,781 |      21.6 | 41,875 |    7,019 |      16.8 |  1,804 |      663 |      36.8 |  6,202 |    3,099 |      50.0 |  16,311 |    6,440 |      39.5 |
1993...........................| 50,623 |   10,985 |      21.7 | 42,051 |    6,843 |      16.3 |  1,936 |      786 |      40.6 |  6,636 |    3,357 |      50.6 |  16,566 |    6,417 |      38.7 |
1995...........................| 51,470 |   11,833 |      23.0 | 42,774 |    7,387 |      17.3 |  1,833 |      743 |      40.5 |  6,863 |    3,703 |      54.0 |  17,366 |    6,396 |      36.8 |
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     Current Renters           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |        |          |           |         |          |           |
1984...........................| 18,825 |   15,918 |      84.6 | 11,771 |    9,190 |      78.1 |    994 |      877 |      88.2 |  6,060 |    5,851 |      96.6 |  16,524 |   14,053 |      85.0 |
1988...........................| 19,417 |   15,990 |      82.3 | 11,857 |    8,951 |      75.5 |  1,122 |      976 |      87.0 |  6,438 |    6,063 |      94.2 |  18,261 |   15,494 |      84.8 |
1991...........................| 19,662 |   16,520 |      84.0 | 11,373 |    8,624 |      75.8 |  1,007 |      909 |      90.3 |  7,282 |    6,988 |      96.0 |  19,699 |   16,884 |      85.7 |
1993...........................| 20,721 |   17,927 |      86.5 | 11,771 |    9,325 |      79.2 |  1,126 |    1,037 |      92.1 |  7,825 |    7,566 |      96.7 |  20,182 |   17,741 |      87.9 |
1995...........................| 21,424 |   18,870 |      88.1 | 11,979 |    9,803 |      81.8 |  1,374 |    1,272 |      92.6 |  8,072 |    7,795 |      96.6 |  20,545 |   18,049 |      87.8 |
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Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census


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