U.S. Home Value Statistics

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The American Community Survey (ACS), conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, publishes detailed estimates about owner-occupied housing throughout the United States each year, including data .

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.