Capital Investment and Construction

National Data

Housing Starts, August 2019 – August 2020

(Seasonally Adjusted, at the Annual Rate, in Thousands of Units)


Bar chart showing housing starts August 2019 - August 2020 in single family and multifamily counts in the New North region.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Average 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates, 2008–2020

Line chart of average 30 year fixed mortgage rates from 2008 - 2020.

Source: Freddie Mac

Manufacturing Construction Spending, 2008–2020

(Value of Private Construction Put in Place, in Billions of Dollars)


Line chart of manufacturing construction spending 2008 - 2020

Source: U.S. Census Bureau