5,087 New HUD Code Homes Shipped in
June 2012 – Up 1.3 Percent from June 2011
MHI’s Monthly Economic Report© for June 2012 is now available.
In June 2012, 5,087 new manufactured homes were shipped, up 1.3 percent from June 2011. Increases were across the board with shipments of both single-section and multi-section homes up compared with the same month last year.
Compared with the prior year, 2012 has recorded shipment increases in every month. For the first six months, 2012 shipments totaled 27,714 homes compared with 23,149 homes in 2011, a net increase of 19.7 percent. A total of 7,926 floors were shipped in the month, an increase of 0.8
percent over June 2011.
The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of shipments was 50,997 in June 2012, down 8.9 percent from the rate of 55,982 in May 2012. The SAAR corrects for normal seasonal variations in shipments and projects annual shipments based on the current monthly total.
The number of plants reporting production in June was 122, unchanged from the number in May, and the number of active corporations was 44, one less than the prior month.
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