Series Is Presented Here As 3 Variables: (1) Original Data, 1915-46; (2) Original Data 1946-63; (3) Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1939-46. Included In This Series Are: (1) New Housing Units And Additions And Alterations To Existing Units On Places Classified As Farms, According To The 1960 Census Definition; And (2) Other Buildings And Structures Used In Farm Production, Such As Barns, Storage Houses, Smoke Houses, Fences, Wells, Etc. Excluded Are Operations Which Are An Integral Part Of Farming, Such As Plowing, Terracing, And Digging Of Drainage Ditches. For Further Information On Sources, Collection Procedures, And Coverage, See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Series, And Lipsey & Preston, Pp. 263-264. Source: Business & Defense Services Administration And Bureau Of Labor Statistics Publications (See Note).
This NBER data series a02182a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02182a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Farm Construction for United States [A0282AUSA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A0282AUSA398NNBR/, July 30, 2015.