85 Fascinating Dining Room Design Statistics

Learn exactly what's popular and sought after in dining room decor with these interesting dining room statistics.

Dining room design

Welcome to our article setting out reams of interesting dining room design statistics.

This is your go-to place if you want to find out what elements of dining room design are most commonly used.

Below we set out many categories for the elements of design. The percentages mean that’s how popular or common that particular attribute is. It’s pretty self-explanatory.

For example, under “Size Data” our research reveals that 29.78% of dining rooms are considered large in size.

We obtained all this data from analyzing 413,706 dining rooms.

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Dining Room Style Statistics

Common

Contemporary

29.93%

Traditional

23.81%

Transitional

14.35%

Modern

10.04%

Uncommon

Eclectic

5.02%

Rustic

2.97%

Farmhouse

2.79%

Beach Style

2.64%

Rare

Mediterranean

2.41%

Craftsman

2.11%

Scandinavian

2.04%

Midcentury

1.42%

Very Rare

Industrial

1.05%

Asian

0.79%

Tropical

0.59%

Shabby-Chic

0.45%

Extremely Rare

Victorian

0.34%

Southwestern

0.25%

The dining room is a very important aspect for most homes. It’s one of those places in your home that most guests will see and use. The specific STYLE of your dining room will be a very personal decision because everyone has different preferences and it depends on what the rest of your home looks like. We’ve done plenty of research for you and we have all the data you’ll need to make the decision easier.

Size Data

Dining Room Size Popularity

Dining Room Size

Medium

Large

Compact

Expansive

Percentage

53.71%

33.44%

9.85%

2.99%

Depending on the size of your family or the amount of guests you like to have over, you will have a different preference about the size of your dining room. Dining rooms tend to be bigger than the rest of the rooms in houses because it’s a place where everyone gets together.

Color Percentages



Dining Room Color

Brown

%43.96

White

%16.38

Gray

%10.81

Beige

%9.92

Black

%7.01

Green

%2.36

Wood Tones

%2.25

Red

%1.99

Orange

%1.90

Yellow

%1.24

Blue

%1.12

Turquoise

%0.75

Violet

%0.17

Pink

%0.13

Choosing the color for any room in your home is a very difficult decision, we’ve all seen horrible color choices ruin an otherwise great looking room. This decision becomes so much more difficult when it’s relating to such an important part of your home, specially if you’re planning to host people in that room. We can’t pick your dining room’s color for you but we’ve got all the data you’ll need to make an educated decision.

Dining Room Types

Dining Room Type Popularity

Dining Room Type

Kitchen/Dining

Great Room

Enclosed

Percentage

38.65%

32.60%

28.75%

This category is mostly dedicated to those building their own homes. For people buying an already built home, there will probably already be a dedicated room or section of the house dedicated for a dining room. All three types are pretty close together on popularity, if you’re building a big sized home then you may even have all three types of dining rooms in your home.

 Wall Color Statistics



Dining Room Wall Color

White

%34.02

Beige

%28.12

Gray

%17.14

Blue

%5.24

Green

%3.30

Yellow

%3.24

Brown

%3.22

Multi

%2.27

Red

%1.50

Black

%0.72

Orange

%0.56

Purple

%0.40

Pink

%0.72

Painting your walls is an arduous job on it’s own, deciding the color you want them to be should be made a bit easier if you ask me. In an attempt to make your life easier we have collected all the data you’ll need to make the right decision.

Floor Materials

Common

Medium Hardwood

33.34%

Dark Wood

24.50%

Light Hardwood

19.35%

Ceramic

4.69%

Uncommon

Porcelain

3.71%

Carpet

3.41%

Concrete

3.23%

Marble

1.56%

Rare

Travertine

1.37%

Limestone

0.92%

Vinyl

0.70%

Laminate

0.62%

Very Rare

Painted Wood

0.56%

Slate

0.55%

Terra-Cotta

0.48%

Bamboo

0.39%

Extremely Rare

Linoleum

0.19%

Brick

0.17%

Cork

0.12%

Plywood

0.12%

Tatami

0.01%

This is another section that will be more helpful for those completely remodeling their homes or just outright building a new one. It will also highly depend on what you decide the floor material will be for the majority of your home, most modern homes have the same type of floor throughout most of the house.

Floor Color Info


Dining Room Floor Color

Brown

%59.52

Beige

%22.45

Gray

%9.50

White

%4.11

Multi

%1.55

Black

%1.42

Red

%0.35

Orange

%0.33

Blue

%0.22

Yellow

%0.21

Green

%0.18

Purple

%0.06

Pink

%0.05

Turquoise

%0.05

The color you pick for your dining room floor will depend on the material you chose for it initially. Granted, not all materials come with a specific color but for the most part when you pick out the material and tile you will pick the color too. The most common color is brown, which makes sense because the most popular materials are types of wood.

Fireplace Stats

Dining Room Fireplace Popularity

Fireplace Type

None

Standard

Two-Sided

Ribbon

Wood Stove

Corner

Hanging

Percentage

74.40%

18.87%

3.35%

1.27%

1.08%

0.80%

0.24%

Deciding the type you want to use for your fireplace (if you decide to add one to your living room) will be a very important part of the aesthetic of the whole room. Fireplaces can make you feel cozy and warm but you have to be careful to choose the type that goes right with the rest of your decor.

Fireplace Surround Options

Dining Room Fireplace Material

Dining Room Material

Stone

Tile

Brick

Wood

Plaster

Metal

Concrete

Percentage

49.37%

14.37%

10.57%

9.80%

8.85%

5.00%

2.03%

What type pf material is best for your fireplace? That is a question you have to answer on your own. The best we can do for you is lay out your options and arrange them by popularity so that you get a descent idea of what type of material you’d like to go for.

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