LFP 2017 By Building Type

LFP MEASURES BY BUILDING TYPE

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CNMI Total

One-family house detached from any other house was 45.9% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017. Units in a building with 2 to 10 apartments was 34.7%; unit in a building with more than 10 apartment units was 10.8%; one-family house attached to one or more houses was 7.4%, other types of units was 1.3%.

By Island

In Saipan, one-family house detached from any other house was 44.0% of all occupied housing units; unit in a building with 2 to 10 apartments was 35.5%; unit in a building with more than 10 apartment units was 12.0%; one-family house attached to one or more houses was 7.4%; while other building types was 1.2%. Single-family house detached from any other house percentage was higher in Rota (69.6%) and Tinian (58.0%). In other words, Saipan has relatively more apartment-type units while Rota and Tinian had relatively more single-family type units. Almost all buildings in the CNMI with more than 10 apartment units (99.7%) were in Saipan.

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, single-family house detached from any other house percentage was higher in Districts 5 (79.8%) and 4 (72.4%) and relatively lower in Districts 2 (24.3%) and 3 (27.2%) and was just over half in District 1 (50.6%). See Table H.1.0 and Chart H.1.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H1.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H1.1 Occupied Housing Units by Building Type, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Housing Unit A one-family house detached from any other house 2,193 497 1,502 812 1,611 522 532
Housing Unit A one-family house attached to one or more houses 508 173 282 35 110 94 28
Housing Unit A building with 2 to 10 apartments 987 1,243 2,742 143 223 260 193
Housing Unit A building with more than 10 apartments 566 138 898 123 74 6
Housing Unit Other 78 98 8 17 11
Percent within A one-family house detached from any other house 50.60% 24.30% 27.20% 72.40% 79.80% 58.00% 69.60%
Percent within A one-family house attached to one or more houses 11.70% 8.40% 5.10% 3.20% 5.50% 10.50% 3.60%
Percent within A building with 2 to 10 apartments 22.80% 60.60% 49.60% 12.70% 11.00% 29.00% 25.30%
Percent within A building with more than 10 apartments 13.10% 6.70% 16.30% 11.00% 3.70% 0.60% 0.00%
Percent within Other 1.80% 0.00% 1.80% 0.70% 0.00% 1.90% 1.50%
Percent by A one-family house detached from any other house 28.6% 6.5% 19.6% 10.6% 21.0% 6.8% 6.9%
Percent by A one-family house attached to one or more houses 41.3% 14.1% 22.9% 2.9% 9.0% 7.6% 2.2%
Percent by A building with 2 to 10 apartments 17.0% 21.5% 47.3% 2.5% 3.8% 4.5% 3.3%
Percent by A building with more than 10 apartments 31.3% 7.6% 49.8% 6.8% 4.1% 0.3% 0.0%
Percent by Other 36.8% 0.0% 46.2% 3.8% 0.0% 8.0% 5.2%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H1.1