October 21, 2006

Census Bureau 2005 American Community Survey (ACS) data

Some interesting housing stats recently revealed by the Census Bureau and the 2005 American Community Survey (ACS) data... hope you aren't planning on moving to san Diego!
- some of the highest percentage increases in real median home values were found in Boynton Beach, Fla. (120.3 percent
- Newport Beach and Santa Barbara, Calif., were the only two cities with a median home value of a million dollars or more
- median home value in San Diego jumped from $249,000 to $567,000 between 2000 and 2005
- highest real median rent percentage increases found in San Diego (27.2 percent)
For more on the ACS data see http://www.census.gov/acs/www/Products/users_guide/index.htm for reference maps see http://www.census.gov/acs/www/Products/users_guide/acs_2005_reference_maps.htm

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