Americans continue to favor large houses on large lots. The vast majority of new occupied housing in the major metropolitan areas of the United States was detached between 2000 and 2010 and was located in geographical sectors associated with larger lot sizes.
Moreover, houses became bigger, as the median number of rooms increased (both detached and multi-family), and the median new detached house size increased. read more
Metropolitan Housing: More Space, Large Lots
by Wendell Cox 10/10/2014