April OverView

Remodeling Market

Top Counties for Remodeling

At $9.4 billion, Los Angeles County, Calif., leads the country for counties spending the most money on remodeling, according to a recent survey released by the Washington, D.C.-based National Association of Home Builders. Following are the counties with the highest total estimated spending on home remodeling:

1. Los Angeles County, Calif. – $9.4 billion

2. Cook County, Ill. – $4.6 billion

3. Orange County, Calif. – $4 billion

4. San Diego County, Calif. – $3.4 billion

5. Maricopa County, Ariz. – $3 billion


The counties with the highest estimated spending per owner-occupied home include:

1. Nantucket County, Mass. – $9,369

2. Marin County, Calif. – $8,755

3. New York County, N.Y. – $8,716

4. San Francisco County, Calif. – $8,443

5. San Mateo County, Calif. – $8,053

Complete data is available free to NAHB Remodelers at nahb.org/countydata. NAHB members and other can access the data for a fee.

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