Building Departments in Texas

There are 206 Building Departments in Texas, serving a population of 27,419,612 people in an area of 261,181 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 133,104 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,267 square miles.

The state of Texas is ranked 48th in Building Departments per capita, and 37th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Texas Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Texas Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Texas Residential Housing Units
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Total Housing Units10,611,386135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units9,430,419 (88.9%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Texas Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes6,298,585 (66.8%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes253,949 (2.7%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments171,101 (1.8%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments301,178 (3.2%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments434,462 (4.6%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments1,336,649 (14.2%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing634,495 (6.7%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Texas Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
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2014 or Later175,899 (1.9%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013465,016 (4.9%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 20091,978,112 (21.0%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 19993,056,041 (32.4%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 19792,356,710 (25.0%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 19591,073,915 (11.4%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier324,726 (3.4%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Texas Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room154,507 (1.6%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,188,447 (12.6%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,453,346 (36.6%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,891,507 (30.7%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms1,742,612 (18.5%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Texas Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
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No Bedroom169,683 (1.8%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom1,118,284 (11.9%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,993,886 (63.6%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,148,566 (22.8%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Texas Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
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With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,387,540 (99.5%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities9,355,366 (99.2%)117,845,683 (99.2%)