The average home, then and now…

A recent article at [LJUrban][] gives a pair of data points on the [average home size]( in the US. One of the cool things about our home–it was exactly the average size (1050 square ft) for single-family detached homes when it was built in 1948. I thought I’d add my data and create a little [scatter plot](

Graph of average home size in the US


About Jim Vanderveen

I'm a bit of a Renaissance man, with far too many hobbies for my free time! But more important than any hobby is my family. My proudest accomplishment has been raising some great kids! And somehow convincing my wife to put up with me since 1988. ;)
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