Housing Characteristics: 2010
By: Christopher Mazur and Ellen Wilson
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
From the October 6 press release:
The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief, Housing Characteristics: 2010, that shows the homeownership rate is the second highest on record, behind only 2000, since homeownership data collection began in 1890. However, the rate decreased by 1.1 percentage points to 65.1 percent between 2000 and 2010. The decrease is the largest since the period from 1930 to 1940.