U.S. Jan. Manufactured Housing Shipments Rose to 60,000

Following is a summary of U.S. manufactured housing activity from the Census Bureau. The average sales price fell to $61,400 from $62,600 a month earlier.

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                          Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   6 mo   Jan.
                          2012   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   Avg.   YoY%
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                        ----------- Thousands of units, annual rate ----------
Shipments Annual Rate     60.0   59.0   64.0   61.0   55.0   51.0   58.3  33.3%
Placements                48.0   48.0   55.0   46.0   46.0   47.0   48.3  29.7%
Dealer Inventory          22.0   22.0   21.0   22.0   21.0   21.0   21.5   0.0%
Avg. Sales Price         $61.4  $62.6  $61.2  $59.9  $61.9  $60.8  $61.3   1.0%
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Note: Data is seasonally adjusted annual rate except for average sales price,
data in thousands.      

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

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