There has been a lot of talk about the falling homeownership rate in the United States. In December 2004, the percentage of those owning a home reached an all-time high of 69.4%, with the 2015 reported rate at 62.9%. When comparing these 2 figures, there is some room for concern regarding the difference.
Historic Homeownership Rates
over the last 30 years
2015 Homeownership Rates
There are several states in blue indicating a greater homeownership rate than the national average. Even though the homeownership rate has fallen, the percentage is still healthy at a healthy rate compared to historic numbers.