Stucco and Vinyl were the Most Common Siding Materials on New Homes in 2022

By Ashok Chaluvadi
NAHB – Eye on Housing
September 7, 2023
Category: Finance & Economics
Region: United States

According to the annual data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), stucco was the most common principal siding material on new single-family homes started in 2022 (28%), followed by vinyl siding (26%), fiber cement siding (such as Hardiplank or Hardiboard (21%) and, brick or brick veneer (18%). Far smaller shares of single-family homes started last year had wood or wood products (5%) and stone, rock or other stone materials (1%) as the principal exterior wall material. …Although stucco was the most common siding material in the country as a whole, its popularity is concentrated in a few parts of the country. In 2022, vinyl siding was the most widely used primary exterior material in four out of nine census divisions.

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