Texas Manufactured Home Shipments Market Analysis

April

Manufactured home shipments for April moved up 4% from March with increases in both single-section (+3.1%) and multi-section (+4.8%) homes. Single-sections are still running well below 2018 levels with April down -30.5% compared to last year. Multi-section shipments beat single-sections for the fifth straight month and beat April of 2018 by 4.5%. Single-section’s total however, pulled overall shipments down -15.4% below April of last year.

ShipmentsSinglesMultisTotal
Total for April: 608 693 1,301
Change from March: 3.1% 4.8% 4%
Change from April of 2018: -30.5% 4.5% -15.4%

Annual Totals

Through four months of 2019 and multi-sections are up slightly over 2018 while single-section shipments are still much lower than last year’s elevated levels. Since we began reporting on shipments in 2012 multi-section shipments have only once seen two consecutive months of higher totals than single-sections, so the current run of five straight months is unprecedented in our data set.

ShipmentsSinglesMultisTotal
Total for 2019 YTD: 2,417 2,594 5,011
Change from 2018 (%): -34.9% 0.5% -20.4%
Change from 2018 (Units): -1,298 12 -1,286

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