In accordance with the annual information from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Building (SOC), stucco was the most typical principal siding materials on new single-family houses began in 2021 (28 %), adopted by vinyl siding (24 %), fiber cement siding (resembling Hardiplank or Hardiboard (23 %) and, brick or brick veneer (19 %). Far smaller shares of single-family houses began final 12 months had wooden or wooden merchandise (4 %) and stone, rock or different stone supplies (1 %) because the principal exterior wall materials.
The Census Bureau’s SOC information is accessible by the 9 census divisions and there are substantial variations in the usage of siding throughout divisions. Though stucco was the most typical siding materials within the nation as a complete, its reputation is concentrated in a couple of elements of the nation. In 2021, vinyl siding was probably the most extensively used main exterior materials in 4 northern census divisions. Vinyl siding was used on 74 % of the brand new houses began within the Center Atlantic, 66 % in New England, 63 % within the East North Central and 45 % within the West North Central.
Stucco was probably the most generally used main exterior wall materials within the Pacific, Mountain and South Atlantic divisions in 2021: 63 %, 53 % and 40 %, respectively, of the brand new single-family houses began in these areas used it. Brick or brick veneer was the most typical exterior siding materials in East and West South Central divisions. Within the West South Central, 62 % of the brand new single-family houses began in 2021 used brick or brick veneer as the first exterior materials, in comparison with 42 % within the East South Central.