Vinyl or Stucco? Most Popular Exteriors for New Homes

Vinyl siding and stucco were the most common exterior materials used on new homes last year, according to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction report. Vinyl siding was used on 27 percent of new homes in 2017, followed by stucco at 25 percent, brick or brick veneer at 21 percent, and fiber cement siding at 20 percent. Stone, rock, or other stone materials were used on just 1 percent of homes.