U.S. Home Value Statistics
Unlike the Census—which is an exact count of people and households every ten years—ACS statistics are estimated based on a representative survey sample. (The data in this story only considers owner-occupied housing units.)
How have U.S. home values changed over time?
How do home values vary between states?
Note: Hover over a state to see its median home value. To view data from different years, use the time-slider beneath the charts.
How much are U.S. homes worth in aggregate?
How many U.S. homes are affordable?
According to a rule of thumb, a household shouldn't spend more than 2.6 times their income on a home. This chart shows the number of owner-occupied homes in the United States broken down by this ratio, as well as their mortgage status.