Data
New Construction

Cement Usage

These reports show market demand data for residential new home building products, average per-home purchase data, market size, and a five-year forecast for the new residential construction industry. The Cement Usage report contains a summary of purchase volume for cement usage in each of the 50 states. Market shares are also reported separately for Single Family Detached homes for each of 32 geographic areas of the United States and Multifamily dwellings for each of the nine Census Divisions. Product categories reported include:

FOUNDATIONS

FIRST FLOOR PERIMETER BY FOUNDATION TYPE

  • Full basement
  • Partial basement and crawl space
  • Partial basement and slab
  • Crawl space
  • Slab
  • Piers

BASEMENT WALL MATERIAL

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete block
  • Precast concrete
  • Insulated concrete forming systems
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Other

CRAWL SPACE WALL MATERIAL

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete block
  • Precast concrete
  • Insulated concrete forming systems
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Other

BASEMENT FLOORS

  • Square Feet Basement Floor

BASEMENT & CRAWL SPACE WALLS

  • Poured concrete, re-usable forms
  • Concrete block
  • Precast concrete (e.g. Superior Walls)
  • Insulated concrete forming systems

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS: WALLS

EXTERIOR WALL MATERIAL – ALL FLOORS

  • Wood
  • Masonry
  • Steel

CONCRETE OR MASONRY EXTERIOR WALL

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete block
  • Precast concrete
  • Insulated concrete forms
  • Autoclaved aerated concrete
  • Structural brick
  • Other concrete or masonry

TYPES OF CONCRETE / MASONRY WALLS ABOVE GRADE

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete block
  • Precast concrete
  • Insulated concrete forms
  • Autoclaved aerated concrete
  • Structural brick
  • Other concrete or masonry

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS: FLOORS

STRUCTURAL FLOOR MATERIAL – ALL FLOORS

  • Cast-in-place concrete
  • Precast concrete
  • Steel (all types)
  • Lumber joists
  • Wood I-joists
  • Open web wood truss
  • Structural insulated panels
  • Other wood

HEADERS

GARAGE DOOR HEADERS

  • Built-up dimension lumber
  • Solid wood beams
  • Glulam
  • Wood I-joists – single
  • Wood I-joists – doubled
  • LVL – single
  • LVL – doubled
  • Parallam
  • Concrete
  • Steel
  • Glued & nailed box
  • Wood truss
  • Timberstrand
  • Flitch plate beams

WINDOW, DOOR, & FIREPLACE HEADERS

  • Built-up dimension lumber
  • Solid wood beams
  • Glulam
  • Wood I-joists – single
  • Wood I-joists – doubled
  • LVL – single
  • LVL – doubled
  • Parallam
  • Concrete
  • Steel
  • Glued & nailed box
  • Wood truss
  • Timberstrand
  • Flitch plate beams

WALL SHEATHING

SHEATHING

  • None (SIPs or other)
  • Plywood – 3/8 inch
  • Plywood – 1/2 inch
  • Plywood – 5/8 inch
  • Plywood – 3/4 inch
  • OSB – 3/8 inch
  • OSB – 7/16 inch or 1/2 inch
  • OSB – 5/8 inch
  • OSB – 3/4 inch
  • 1/2 inch fiberboard
  • Cementitious board
  • Fiber cement
  • Gypsum
  • 1/8 inch foil faced (Thermoply, EnergyBrace)
  • 1 inch boards
  • Extruded foam 1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 3/4 inch
  • Extruded foam 1 inch
  • Extruded foam 1 1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 2 inch
  • Expanded foam 1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 3/4 inch
  • Expanded foam 1 inch
  • Expanded foam 1 1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 3/4 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1 1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 2 inch
  • Other

UNDERLAYMENT MATERIAL

  • Lauan plywood
  • OSB – 1/4 inch
  • OSB – 3/8 inch
  • OSB – 7/16 inch or 1/2 inch
  • OSB – 5/8 inch
  • OSB – 3/4 inch
  • Plywood – 1/4 inch
  • Plywood – 3/8 inch
  • Plywood – 1/2 inch
  • Plywood – 5/8 inch
  • Plywood – 3/4 inch
  • Particleboard – 1/4 inch
  • Particleboard – 3/8 inch
  • Particleboard – 1/2 inch
  • Particleboard – 5/8 inch
  • Particleboard – 3/4 inch
  • 1/4 inch hardboard
  • Cement board
  • Fiber cement
  • Gypsum Panel
  • Poured lightweight concrete
  • Other

 

 

CEMENT PRODUCTS: ROOFING, SIDING, BOARD

  • Concrete garage and window headers
  • Cementitious underlayment
  • Cementitious sheathing
  • Concrete roof tiles
  • Fiber-cement shingles
  • Brick siding
  • Natural stone siding
  • Manufactured stone
  • Concrete block
  • Concrete stucco
  • Fiber-cement siding
  • Cementitious backerboard

DECKS, PATIOS, BREEZEWAYS, PORCHES & FLATWORK

HOMES WITH THE FOLLOWING FEATURES

  • Deck
  • Patio / Pool deck
  • Breezeway
  • Front porch
  • Front stoop
  • Side porch
  • Screened-in porch
  • Single-family individual driveways

SIZE OF FOLLOWING FEATURES

  • Deck
  • Patio / Pool Deck
  • Breezeway
  • Front porch
  • Front stoop
  • Side porch
  • Screened-in porch

PATIO MATERIAL

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete pavers
  • Brick pavers or brick / clay tiles
  • Natural stone
  • Treated wood
  • Other

PORCH MATERIAL

  • Treated wood
  • Cedar
  • Redwood
  • Other untreated wood
  • Composite
  • PVC & other plastic
  • Brick or brick / clay tiles
  • Concrete
  • Natural stone

WALKWAY MATERIAL

  • Poured concrete
  • Concrete paver
  • Asphalt
  • Brick paver or brick / clay tiles
  • Natural stone
  • Treated wood block
  • Other

TYPE OF FENCE

  • Wood – vertical boards on alternating sides
  • Wood – vertical boards on one side
  • Wood with horizontal rails / boards
  • Chain link, wire with steel posts, or ornamental steel
  • Wood / Plastic composite (Trex, etc.)
  • Vinyl, PVC, or other plastic
  • Stone (natural or synthetic)
  • Brick
  • Pre-cast concrete
  • Poured concrete
  • Mortared concrete block
  • Concrete retaining wall blocks
  • Wrought iron
  • Aluminum

TYPE OF LANDSCAPE / RETAINING WALL

  • Stone (natural or synthetic)
  • Brick
  • Poured concrete
  • Mortared concrete block
  • Wood timbers (landscape walls)
  • Stacked concrete block (NO mortar)

DRIVEWAYS

  • Asphalt
  • Poured concrete
  • Brick
  • Concrete pavers
  • Gravel with concrete parking pad
  • Gravel with NO concrete parking pad
  • Other

PRIVATE POOL MATERIAL

  • Cast-in-place
  • Shotcrete
  • Other

CONCRETE LANDSCAPING & PAVING

  • Porches – concrete & brick
  • Patios – poured concrete
  • Patios – concrete pavers
  • Patios – brick & natural stone
  • Walkways – poured
  • Walkways – concrete pavers
  • Walkways – brick and natural stone
  • Stoops
  • Breezeways
  • Fencing – stone
  • Fencing – brick
  • Fencing – concrete block
  • Fencing – poured concrete
  • Fencing – precast concrete units
  • Individual Driveways
  • Garage floor
  • Garage stem walls
  • Private swimming pool

INFRASTRUCTURE

CEMENT USAGE

  • Curb & Gutter
  • Sidewalk
  • Curb only
  • Gutter Only
  • Streets
  • Collection Boxes

SUMMARY

VOLUME OF CONCRETE

  • Total Equivalent Concrete – Cement Tons
  • Basement & crawl space foundation wall
  • Basement floor
  • Foundation footings
  • Above grade walls
  • Slabs & floors
  • Concrete products
  • Infrastructure
  • Fireplaces, hearths & chimneys
  • Landscaping and paving