Housing

Housing Units Change 2000 to 2017


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Annual housing stock estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
  2000 2017 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.24,96237,60750.7 %
8 County Region495,756747,22350.7 %
South Carolina1,753,6702,284,72230.3 %
U.S.115,902,572137,403,46018.6 %

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Residential Building Permits Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moody's economy.com
Annual permits for residential housing from Economy.com and based on U.S. Census Bureau data.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.120383219.5 %
8 County Region4,60822,011377.7 %
South Carolina14,02638,248172.7 %
U.S.604,9331,888,355212.2 %

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Annual Housing Starts Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moody's economy.com
Annual housing starts from Economy.com.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.128477272.7 %
8 County Region4,77821,473349.4 %
South Carolina14,59636,917152.9 %
U.S.584,3181,830,380213.3 %

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Median Home Value Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moodys
Annual estimate from Economy.com.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.$106,038$144,22936.0 %
8 County Region$947,142$1,213,04028.1 %
South Carolina$145,079$178,08722.8 %
U.S.$173,145$207,16219.6 %

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Existing Home Sales Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moody's economy.com
An annual estimate from Economy.com based on realtor and Census Bureau data.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.8361,62594.5 %
8 County Region19,27634,15877.2 %
South Carolina62,861118,04787.8 %
U.S.4,217,7335,646,59533.9 %

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For statistical purposes, Lancaster's Eight-County Region includes Lancaster and it's seven surrounding counties.

All other mentions of Lancaster's Workforce Region refer to Lancaster and the 32 other counties that are within a 75-mile radius.