The Size of a Home the Year You Were Born

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2000 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,266 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 865 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.57 million
> GDP per capita: $49,600

2001 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,324 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 901 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.60 million
> GDP per capita: $49,588

2002 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,320 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 899 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.70 million
> GDP per capita: $49,995

2003 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,330 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 907 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.85 million
> GDP per capita: $50,927

2004 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,349 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 914 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.96 million
> GDP per capita: $52,380

2005 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,434 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 947 sq ft
> New homes started: 2.07 million
> GDP per capita: $53,632

2006 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,469 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 961 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.80 million
> GDP per capita: $54,541

2007 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,521 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 985 sq ft
> New homes started: 1.35 million
> GDP per capita: $54,982

2008 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,519 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 984 sq ft
> New homes started: 905,500
> GDP per capita: $54,309

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2009 house

> Avg. floor area of a new single-family home: 2,438 sq ft
> Avg. floor area per person: 949 sq ft
> New homes started: 554,000
> GDP per capita: $52,338