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US Metro Housing Markets – November 2009 – Cities 1-100

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This chart features U.S. Housing Permits per 1,000 population based on the latest 12 months and residential permits for cities ranked 1-100.

This chart features U.S. Housing Permits per 1,000 population based on the latest 12 months and residential permits for cities ranked 1-100. For cities ranked 101-200 please see Chart 2, for cities ranked 201-300 please see Chart 3, and for cities ranked 301-361 please see Chart 4.

US Metro Housing Markets – November 2009 – Cities 1-100

    Permits per 1,000 Population
(based on latest 12 months)
  Residential Permits (units)
  Rank Actuals Relative to
U.S. Average
(set = 1.000)
Population
July 1, 2007
2008
Total
Latest
12 Months
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 1 10.894 7.352 234,625 3,196 2,556
Jacksonville, NC 2 10.667 7.199 165,938 1,180 1,770
Auburn-Opelika, AL 3 9.255 6.246 133,010 876 1,231
Fargo, ND-MN 4 7.650 5.163 195,685 1,208 1,497
Huntsville, AL 5 7.385 4.984 395,945 2,792 2,924
Fayetteville, NC 6 6.740 4.548 356,105 2,247 2,400
Columbia, MO 7 6.446 4.350 164,283 1,484 1,059
Wilmington, NC 8 6.320 4.265 347,012 3,855 2,193
Coeur d/'Alene, ID 9 6.205 4.188 137,475 800 853
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC 10 6.139 4.143 257,380 2,986 1,580
Austin-Round Rock, TX 11 5.690 3.840 1,652,502 14,144 9,402
Las Cruces, NM 12 5.511 3.719 201,603 926 1,111
Sioux Falls, SD 13 5.414 3.654 232,930 1,643 1,261
Clarksville, TN-KY 14 5.126 3.459 261,220 1,342 1,339
Lake Charles, LA 15 4.999 3.373 192,856 597 964
Harrisonburg, VA 16 4.983 3.363 118,409 946 590
Dover, DE 17 4.839 3.266 155,415 932 752
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 18 4.704 3.175 69,943 88 329
Warner Robins, GA 19 4.686 3.163 133,161 704 624
San Angelo, TX 20 4.673 3.154 109,563 260 512
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 21 4.661 3.146 5,728,143 42,226 26,699
Bismarck, ND 22 4.660 3.145 104,944 791 489
College Station-Bryan, TX 23 4.561 3.078 207,425 2,136 946
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 24 4.546 3.068 644,506 4,530 2,930
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 25 4.496 3.034 379,935 2,028 1,708
Pascagoula, MS 26 4.487 3.028 153,100 1,041 687
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 27 4.478 3.022 556,230 2,986 2,491
Mobile, AL 28 4.477 3.021 406,309 2,048 1,819
Olympia, WA 29 4.405 2.973 245,181 1,063 1,080
El Paso, TX 30 4.385 2.959 742,062 3,857 3,254
Salt Lake City, UT 31 4.377 2.954 1,115,692 4,259 4,883
Iowa City, IA 32 4.372 2.951 148,437 704 649
Raleigh-Cary, NC 33 4.370 2.949 1,088,785 11,538 4,758
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 34 4.358 2.941 1,701,799 12,140 7,416
Lawton, OK 35 4.241 2.862 111,772 169 474
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 36 4.213 2.843 675,069 2,628 2,844
Columbia, SC 37 4.199 2.834 728,063 3,433 3,057
Lexington-Fayette, KY 38 4.065 2.743 453,424 2,614 1,843
Durham, NC 39 4.053 2.735 488,762 2,216 1,981
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 40 4.042 2.728 726,604 3,591 2,937
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 41 3.943 2.661 837,925 4,409 3,304
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 42 3.942 2.660 378,255 1,401 1,491
St. George, UT 43 3.845 2.595 137,589 689 529
Sumter, SC 44 3.668 2.475 104,148 715 382
Ocean City, NJ 45 3.642 2.458 95,838 170 349
Valdosta, GA 46 3.622 2.445 133,348 382 483
Tulsa, OK 47 3.577 2.414 916,079 492 3,277
Jacksonville, FL 48 3.573 2.411 1,313,228 658 4,692
Cedar Rapids, IA 49 3.504 2.365 255,452 3,673 895
Flagstaff, AZ 50 3.461 2.336 128,558 6,870 445
Lubbock, TX 51 3.455 2.332 270,610 872 935
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 52 0.000 0.000 0 266 138
Greenville, NC 53 3.451 2.329 176,758 1,420 610
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 54 3.411 2.302 534,218 0 1,822
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR 55 3.397 2.292 443,976 2,102 1,508
Tuscaloosa, AL 56 3.390 2.288 206,765 1,415 701
Yuma, AZ 57 3.386 2.285 194,322 2,684 658
Billings, MT 58 3.381 2.282 152,005 1,180 514
Boise City-Nampa, ID 59 3.350 2.261 589,763 628 1,976
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 60 3.251 2.194 1,550,733 519 5,042
Baton Rouge, LA 61 3.199 2.159 774,327 2,746 2,477
Savannah, GA 62 3.188 2.152 334,353 7,104 1,066
San Antonio, TX 63 3.144 2.122 2,031,445 3,474 6,387
Columbus, GA-AL 64 3.142 2.121 267,653 1,911 841
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 65 3.108 2.098 6,300,006 9,994 19,583
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 66 3.106 2.096 1,865,746 1,521 5,795
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 67 3.106 2.096 1,715,459 33,180 5,328
Bowling Green, KY 68 3.095 2.089 117,947 12,550 365
Jonesboro, AR 69 3.084 2.082 117,361 6,504 362
Greeley, CO 70 3.071 2.073 248,775 452 764
Asheville, NC 71 3.066 2.069 404,436 534 1,240
Laredo, TX 72 2.980 2.011 236,941 996 706
Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA 73 2.955 1.995 235,841 1,779 697
Greensboro-High Point, NC 74 2.952 1.992 705,684 996 2,083
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 75 2.945 1.987 389,533 802 1,147
Brunswick, GA 76 2.917 1.969 102,850 3,208 300
Lawrence, KS 77 2.858 1.929 114,748 1,012 328
Naples-Marco Island, FL 78 2.798 1.888 315,258 396 882
Wichita, KS 79 2.773 1.871 603,716 769 1,674
Grand Junction, CO 80 2.731 1.843 143,171 934 391
Palm Coast, FL 81 2.718 1.834 91,247 2,020 248
Lafayette, LA 82 2.693 1.817 258,073 792 695
Knoxville, TN 83 2.688 1.814 591,152 733 1,589
Richmond, VA 84 2.686 1.813 1,225,628 917 3,292
Winchester, VA-WV 85 2.664 1.798 122,369 2,192 326
Logan, UT-ID 86 2.663 1.797 125,070 5,030 333
Johnson City, TN 87 2.609 1.761 195,849 426 511
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 88 2.609 1.760 263,753 437 688
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA 89 2.592 1.749 1,658,292 1,028 4,298
Rochester, MN 90 2.591 1.749 182,924 1,163 474
Oklahoma City, OK 91 2.569 1.734 1,206,142 5,045 3,099
Tallahassee, FL 92 2.558 1.727 357,259 478 914
Provo-Orem, UT 93 2.539 1.713 540,820 3,946 1,373
Elizabethtown, KY 94 2.539 1.713 112,268 1,488 285
Midland, TX 95 2.502 1.689 129,494 1,277 324
Charlottesville, VA 96 2.490 1.680 194,391 384 484
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 97 2.480 1.673 1,134,029 483 2,812
Fort Smith, AR-OK 98 2.474 1.670 290,977 615 720
Bend, OR 99 2.455 1.657 158,458 4,734 389
Idaho Falls, ID 100 2.431 1.641 122,995 630 299

Data source: U.S. Census Bureau (Department of Commerce) and Reed Construction Data.
Table: Reed Construction Data and Reed Construction Data – CanaData.

For more information, please see
Houston Remains Top Single Family Housing Market.

by Jim Haughey

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