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Change in Homeownership Rate Reports & Graphics

A home is an asset that allows stability, fosters long-term thinking, and builds both financial equity and commitment to a neighborhood. Homeownership is also the primary means through which most Americans build wealth. This indicator tracks the change, over time, in the homeownership rate.

Change in Homeownership Rate, 2005-2012

Homeownership Rate (%)
State20052006200720082009201020112012
United States  66.9%  67.3%  67.2%  66.6%  65.9%  65.4%  64.6%  63.9% 
Alabama  70.5%  71.8%  70.9%  71.0%  69.6%  70.1%  69.9%  68.8% 
Alaska  63.0%  64.5%  63.0%  65.0%  65.2%  63.9%  63.1%  63.4% 
Arizona  68.2%  68.5%  68.1%  68.1%  67.1%  65.2%  63.7%  62.6% 
Arkansas  67.8%  68.3%  67.7%  67.4%  66.0%  67.4%  66.6%  66.2% 
California  58.4%  58.4%  58.0%  57.0%  56.6%  55.6%  54.9%  54.0% 
Colorado  67.8%  68.7%  68.8%  67.5%  67.0%  65.9%  64.4%  64.0% 
Connecticut  69.5%  69.5%  70.0%  69.0%  68.8%  68.0%  67.4%  66.9% 
Delaware  72.4%  74.4%  72.5%  73.5%  73.6%  73.0%  71.6%  70.8% 
District of Columbia  42.5%  45.8%  44.5%  43.4%  44.8%  42.5%  41.2%  41.5% 
Florida  69.6%  70.3%  70.6%  69.7%  68.5%  68.1%  66.7%  65.6% 
Georgia  66.8%  67.7%  68.5%  67.4%  67.0%  66.2%  64.6%  63.7% 
Hawaii  59.7%  59.5%  59.6%  59.1%  56.7%  58.0%  56.8%  56.9% 
Idaho  71.4%  71.3%  72.1%  70.9%  71.5%  69.6%  68.7%  68.4% 
Illinois  69.9%  69.9%  70.1%  69.3%  68.0%  67.7%  67.3%  66.6% 
Indiana  72.0%  72.1%  71.6%  71.8%  70.4%  70.3%  69.7%  69.4% 
Iowa  73.1%  73.3%  73.7%  72.9%  72.1%  72.4%  72.4%  71.9% 
Kansas  69.5%  69.9%  70.2%  69.4%  67.8%  68.1%  67.8%  66.4% 
Kentucky  70.6%  70.7%  70.7%  69.5%  68.6%  68.6%  68.9%  67.0% 
Louisiana  67.8%  68.5%  67.9%  68.5%  67.9%  67.6%  66.4%  65.7% 
Maine  71.8%  72.8%  74.0%  72.1%  72.7%  72.7%  71.0%  71.4% 
Maryland  69.0%  69.4%  69.9%  69.5%  68.6%  67.0%  67.3%  66.5% 
Massachusetts  64.0%  64.9%  65.1%  64.5%  64.2%  62.2%  62.1%  62.2% 
Michigan  74.7%  75.2%  74.8%  74.0%  73.2%  72.8%  71.7%  71.1% 
Minnesota  75.8%  76.3%  75.2%  74.7%  73.7%  73.0%  72.8%  71.4% 
Mississippi  69.9%  70.7%  71.3%  70.1%  69.5%  69.8%  69.8%  68.2% 
Missouri  70.6%  70.7%  70.7%  70.1%  69.1%  69.0%  68.0%  67.5% 
Montana  69.1%  69.9%  69.6%  68.5%  69.2%  69.7%  67.9%  67.1% 
Nebraska  68.2%  67.9%  68.8%  69.3%  67.2%  67.4%  66.9%  66.3% 
Nevada  60.7%  62.0%  60.4%  59.7%  59.3%  57.2%  56.3%  54.9% 
New Hampshire  73.0%  72.1%  74.1%  72.3%  72.5%  71.7%  71.5%  70.9% 
New Jersey  67.3%  67.3%  67.3%  67.0%  66.1%  66.4%  65.0%  65.1% 
New Mexico  69.3%  69.7%  70.0%  69.2%  69.3%  67.9%  68.2%  67.7% 
New York  55.3%  55.6%  55.5%  55.3%  55.0%  54.3%  53.6%  53.7% 
North Carolina  68.2%  68.1%  68.3%  68.2%  67.2%  67.2%  66.5%  65.4% 
North Dakota  67.5%  66.7%  65.7%  66.6%  66.0%  66.9%  65.7%  65.0% 
Ohio  69.9%  70.0%  69.7%  69.0%  68.0%  68.4%  67.0%  66.3% 
Oklahoma  67.9%  68.6%  68.2%  67.2%  67.2%  67.8%  67.0%  66.4% 
Oregon  63.8%  64.8%  64.6%  64.3%  63.1%  62.5%  60.8%  61.6% 
Pennsylvania  71.5%  71.7%  71.6%  70.8%  70.5%  70.1%  69.5%  68.9% 
Rhode Island  62.7%  63.0%  63.6%  62.4%  63.4%  60.8%  60.6%  60.0% 
South Carolina  70.1%  70.3%  70.0%  70.6%  70.1%  68.7%  69.2%  68.1% 
South Dakota  69.0%  69.2%  68.1%  69.2%  67.9%  68.0%  68.5%  67.1% 
Tennessee  69.3%  69.9%  69.9%  69.8%  69.2%  68.1%  67.3%  66.7% 
Texas  64.7%  65.2%  65.2%  64.9%  63.7%  63.6%  62.9%  62.3% 
Utah  70.6%  72.0%  71.7%  71.7%  71.5%  69.9%  69.4%  69.6% 
Vermont  71.1%  71.9%  72.8%  72.2%  71.3%  70.4%  71.3%  71.0% 
Virginia  69.6%  69.9%  69.5%  68.7%  68.1%  67.7%  67.3%  66.2% 
Washington  64.7%  65.5%  66.1%  65.3%  64.3%  63.1%  62.8%  62.3% 
West Virginia  75.4%  74.7%  74.9%  73.7%  73.6%  74.6%  72.3%  72.0% 
Wisconsin  70.1%  70.5%  70.1%  70.1%  69.0%  68.7%  67.9%  67.3% 
Wyoming  71.5%  69.5%  69.3%  70.1%  70.9%  69.7%  70.6%  69.0% 

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