The following facts and figures are from the 2004 Kitchen & Bath Business Market Forecast and the latest forecasts from the NAHB. For more information or to order the full 2004 KBB Market Forecast Report, visit or call 646.654.4045.

Nationwide Bath Remodeling Spending
Nationwide Bath Remodeling Spending
Nationwide Kitchen Remodeling Spending
Nationwide Kitchen Remodeling Spending

Northeast Region

  • Over the past five years, kitchen remodeling jobs are up 48.9% and kitchen remodeling spending has jumped 50.1%.
  • High-end kitchen jobs (more than $15,000) will be up 21.8% in 2004, to 176,570 units.
  • The number of high-end kitchen jobs has nearly doubled over the past five years and has increased by 139.8% over the past decade.

Midwestern Region

  • Kitchen remodeling is expected to increase by 9.8% in 2004, to a total of $10.57 billion.
  • High-end kitchen remodeling (more than $15,000) will drop slightly to 118,796 jobs, but spending on those jobs will increase to $4.09 billion.

Southern Region

  • In the past decade, kitchen and bath remodeling jobs have increased by 24.7%, and the amount spent on these jobs has doubled.
  • High-end remodeling jobs will dip 2.4% to 126,593 units, but spending will increase 11% in 2004, to $4.54 billion.

South Atlantic Region

  • Kitchen and bath remodeling jobs will increase 1.8% in 2004, to 743,546 units, and spending will increase to $7.49 billion.

Western Region

  • Remodeling jobs have increased 16.3% since 1995, but spending has almost doubled.
  • Kitchen remodeling jobs will be up 1.6% to 964,740 units with spending increasing 11.2% over 2003 levels to $10.3 billion.
  • High-end jobs will rise 3.8% to 121,718 units, with $4.59 billion spent.