Monthly Trend - Dane County Housing Starts
Dane County housing starts moved from 64 in December of 2012 to 75 in December of 2013 - an increase of 17%.
The graph below shows the number of monthly Dane County housing starts dating back to January, 2005. Each green data point represents an increase from the same month of the prior year. Each red data point represents a decrease. As the graph shows, Madison area housing starts are trending higher, increasing each of the last 22 months.
Housing starts this month were the highest for any December in the last 6 years. The graph below shows the number of Dane County housing starts for every December dating back to 1999.
Year-to-Date Trend - Dane County Housing Starts
Dane County year-to-date housing starts through December moved from 777 in 2012 to 1066 in 2013, an increase of 37%.
Recent History - Dane County Housing Starts
From the graph below you’ll see there were at least 2,300 housing starts during the five-year period that spanned 2001 to 2005. Housing starts decreased significantly each of the next 3 years, followed by a more moderate decrease in 2009. Housing starts ended the 2013 year at their highest level in the last 6 years, an encouraging development for the Dane County housing market.
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