LFP 2017 By Number of Bedrooms

LFP MEASURES BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

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CNMI Total

The median number of bedrooms was 2 and the mean was 2.1 in the CNMI in 2017. Two-bedroom units comprised 36.7% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017, followed by 1-bedroom units (34.0%), 3-bedroom units (19.5%), 4-bedroom units (6.8%), then 5-bedroom units (2.2%). Units with 6 or more bedrooms was 0.9% of all occupied housing units.

By Island

The median and mean number of bedroom were the same in all three islands. The number of bedrooms percent distributions for Rota and Tinian were similar in all three islands—Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

By Saipan Districts

The median number of bedrooms was identical (2 bedrooms) in all districts while the mean ranged from 1.8 to 2.9 bedrooms.
Within Saipan, the 1-bedroom units percentage was higher in Districts 3 (44.9%), District 2 (43.0%), and District 4 (31.3%); 2-bedroom units percentage was higher in District 1 (40.0%), District 2 (36.0%), District 3 (37.3%), and District 5 (38.2%); while 3-bedroom units percentage was higher in District 5 (35.6%), and District 4 (28.1%). See Chart H8.1 and Table H8.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H8.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H8.1 Occupied Housing Units by Number of Bedrooms, 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.
Rooms 1 Bedroom 1,166 881 2,478 351 271 315 216
Rooms 2 Bedrooms 1,733 738 2,061 280 771 283 268
Rooms 3 Bedrooms 846 333 679 315 718 209 150
Rooms 4 Bedrooms 387 58 245 101 174 84 90
Rooms 5 Bedrooms 162 19 59 67 19 8 28
Rooms 6 or more bedrooms 38 21 8 66 12
Percent within 1 Bedroom 26.9% 43.0% 44.9% 31.3% 13.4% 35.0% 28.3%
Percent within 2 Bedrooms 40.0% 36.0% 37.3% 25.0% 38.2% 31.5% 35.0%
Percent within 3 Bedrooms 19.5% 16.3% 12.3% 28.1% 35.6% 23.3% 19.6%
Percent within 4 Bedrooms 8.9% 2.8% 4.4% 9.0% 8.6% 9.3% 11.8%
Percent within 5 Bedrooms 3.7% 0.9% 1.1% 6.0% 0.9% 0.9% 3.7%
Percent within 6 or more bedrooms 0.9% 1.0% 0.0% 0.7% 3.3% 0.0% 1.6%
Percent by 1 Bedroom 20.5% 15.5% 43.6% 6.2% 4.8% 5.5% 3.8%
Percent by 2 Bedrooms 28.3% 12.0% 33.6% 4.6% 12.6% 4.6% 4.4%
Percent by 3 Bedrooms 26.0% 10.3% 20.9% 9.7% 22.1% 6.4% 4.6%
Percent by 4 Bedrooms 34.0% 5.1% 21.5% 8.9% 15.3% 7.4% 7.9%
Percent by 5 Bedrooms 44.8% 5.3% 16.3% 18.5% 5.1% 2.1% 7.8%
Percent by 6 or more bedrooms 26.3% 14.4% 0.0% 5.2% 45.8% 0.0% 8.3%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H8.1