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US Metro Housing Markets – February 2010 – 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 – February 2010 – 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, 2008
2008
Total
Latest
12 Months
Jacksonville, NC 1 12.499 8.140 165,938 1,180 2,074
Auburn-Opelika, AL 2 9.886 6.439 133,010 876 1,315
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 3 9.249 6.024 234,625 3,196 2,170
Fayetteville, NC 4 7.838 5.105 356,105 2,247 2,791
Fargo, ND-MN 5 7.389 4.813 195,685 1,208 1,446
Casper, WY 6 6.878 4.480 73,129 310 503
Huntsville, AL 7 6.852 4.463 395,945 2,792 2,713
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC 8 6.788 4.421 257,380 2,986 1,747
Wilmington, NC 9 6.596 4.296 347,012 3,855 2,289
Coeur d/'Alene, ID 10 6.016 3.918 137,475 800 827
Sioux Falls, SD 11 5.912 3.850 232,930 1,643 1,377
Valdosta, GA 12 5.707 3.717 133,348 658 761
Dover, DE 13 5.341 3.478 155,415 932 830
Clarksville, TN-KY 14 5.317 3.463 261,220 1,342 1,389
Lake Charles, LA 15 5.097 3.320 192,856 597 983
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 16 5.090 3.315 379,935 2,028 1,934
Austin-Round Rock, TX 17 5.080 3.308 1,652,502 14,144 8,394
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 18 5.018 3.268 644,506 4,530 3,234
Raleigh-Cary, NC 19 4.897 3.190 1,088,785 11,538 5,332
Mobile, AL 20 4.863 3.167 406,309 2,048 1,976
Olympia, WA 21 4.796 3.124 245,181 1,063 1,176
Bismarck, ND 22 4.793 3.122 104,944 791 503
Columbia, SC 23 4.789 3.119 728,063 3,433 3,487
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 24 4.699 3.061 556,230 2,986 2,614
Harrisonburg, VA 25 4.679 3.047 118,409 946 554
Lawton, OK 26 4.661 3.036 111,772 169 521
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 27 4.648 3.027 5,728,143 42,226 26,622
St. George, UT 28 4.637 3.020 137,589 689 638
College Station-Bryan, TX 29 4.590 2.989 207,425 2,136 952
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 4.534 2.953 378,255 1,401 1,715
Ocean City, NJ 31 4.455 2.902 95,838 492 427
Las Cruces, NM 32 4.444 2.895 201,603 926 896
Cedar Rapids, IA 33 4.424 2.881 255,452 872 1,130
Iowa City, IA 34 4.399 2.865 148,437 704 653
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 35 4.375 2.849 69,943 88 306
Pascagoula, MS 36 4.357 2.837 153,100 1,041 667
Cleveland, TN 37 4.280 2.788 112,143 371 480
Dubuque, IA 38 4.238 2.760 92,724 170 393
El Paso, TX 39 4.211 2.743 742,062 3,857 3,125
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 40 4.210 2.742 726,604 3,591 3,059
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 41 4.204 2.738 837,925 4,409 3,523
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 42 4.191 2.730 1,701,799 12,140 7,133
Warner Robins, GA 43 4.040 2.631 133,161 704 538
Burlington, NC 44 3.951 2.573 148,053 1,752 585
Durham, NC 45 3.924 2.556 488,762 1,911 1,918
Sumter, SC 46 3.879 2.526 104,148 715 404
Jonesboro, AR 47 3.851 2.508 117,361 2,216 452
Lubbock, TX 48 3.747 2.440 270,610 382 1,014
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 49 3.716 2.420 534,218 534 1,985
Tulsa, OK 50 3.669 2.390 916,079 1,420 3,361
Flagstaff, AZ 51 3.656 2.381 128,558 1,415 470
Utica-Rome, NY 52 0.048 0.031 293,790 3,673 14
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 53 0.000 0.000 0 266 157
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 54 3.641 2.371 675,069 16 2,458
Baton Rouge, LA 55 3.616 2.355 774,327 0 2,800
Columbus, GA-AL 56 3.587 2.336 267,653 2,628 960
Greenville, NC 57 3.570 2.325 176,758 3,474 631
Greeley, CO 58 3.565 2.322 248,775 1,521 887
Naples-Marco Island, FL 59 3.508 2.285 315,258 2,102 1,106
Salt Lake City, UT 60 3.491 2.274 1,115,692 996 3,895
Billings, MT 61 3.467 2.258 152,005 934 527
Boise City-Nampa, ID 62 3.437 2.238 589,763 4,259 2,027
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 63 3.422 2.229 1,865,746 519 6,385
Tuscaloosa, AL 64 3.419 2.227 206,765 2,746 707
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 65 3.411 2.222 1,550,733 12,550 5,290
Idaho Falls, ID 66 3.399 2.213 122,995 1,180 418
Lexington-Fayette, KY 67 3.337 2.173 453,424 7,104 1,513
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR 68 3.329 2.168 443,976 500 1,478
Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA 69 3.324 2.165 235,841 2,614 784
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 70 3.283 2.138 389,533 2,684 1,279
Columbia, MO 71 3.269 2.129 164,283 802 537
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 72 3.267 2.128 1,715,459 1,012 5,605
Bowling Green, KY 73 3.239 2.109 117,947 1,484 382
San Antonio, TX 74 3.162 2.060 2,031,445 6,504 6,424
Greensboro-High Point, NC 75 3.142 2.046 705,684 452 2,217
Brunswick, GA 76 3.140 2.045 102,850 9,994 323
Asheville, NC 77 3.111 2.026 404,436 3,208 1,258
Lawrence, KS 78 3.094 2.015 114,748 396 355
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 79 3.085 2.009 6,300,006 1,779 19,433
Oklahoma City, OK 80 3.054 1.989 1,206,142 769 3,684
Yuma, AZ 81 3.046 1.984 194,322 33,180 592
San Angelo, TX 82 2.985 1.944 109,563 3,946 327
Provo-Orem, UT 83 2.966 1.932 540,820 628 1,604
Lafayette, LA 84 2.945 1.918 258,073 260 760
Jacksonville, FL 85 2.916 1.899 1,313,228 1,277 3,829
Knoxville, TN 86 2.896 1.886 591,152 917 1,712
Grand Junction, CO 87 2.885 1.879 143,171 6,870 413
Wichita, KS 88 2.879 1.875 603,716 2,192 1,738
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 89 2.828 1.842 531,488 792 1,503
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA 90 2.812 1.831 1,658,292 2,020 4,663
Logan, UT-ID 91 2.798 1.823 125,070 1,548 350
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 92 2.766 1.802 452,992 5,045 1,253
Richmond, VA 93 2.726 1.775 1,225,628 437 3,341
Jackson, MS 94 2.725 1.775 537,285 1,422 1,464
Elizabethtown, KY 95 2.708 1.764 112,268 5,030 304
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 96 2.704 1.761 687,823 1,622 1,860
Grand Forks, ND-MN 97 2.693 1.754 97,279 384 262
Midland, TX 98 2.680 1.745 129,494 2,051 347
Rochester, MN 99 2.679 1.745 182,924 276 490
Lebanon, PA 100 2.668 1.738 128,934 483 344

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

by Jim Haughey last update:Apr 15, 2010

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