Family Room Design Statistics

If you're designing or planning a family room for your house, find out what's popular and what's not with our sets of data below.

We analyzed thousands of family rooms and put together charts and tables of statistics set out below. Basically, the statistics set out the percentage of home entries that have various features, colors and attributes.

If you’re designing or planning a family room for your house, find out what’s popular and what’s not with our sets of data below.

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Family Room Style Statistics

Common

Traditional

27.20%

Contemporary

24.24%

Transitional

16.83%

Modern

8.99%

Uncommon

Eclectic

4.64%

Beach Style

3.13%

Craftsman

3.05%

Mediterranean

2.48%

Rare

Famrhouse

2.33%

Scandinavian

1.45%

Midcentury

1.24%

Rustic

1.24%

Very Rare

Asian

0.99%

Industrial

0.80%

Tropical

0.56%

Shabby-Chic

0.32%

Extremely Rare

Southwestern

0.32%

Victorian

0.19%

Depending on how much you plan to use the family room, you might go for a completely different style than the rest of your home. People tend to design the pantry’s in a way that matches the overall aesthetic of the home but you might want to make it totally different! Whatever makes you and your family happy should do the trick.

Family Room Size Statistics

Family Room Size Popularity

Size

Medium

Large

Compact

Expansive

Percentage

48.63%

39.34%

6.64%

5.39%

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 family room. Family Rooms tend to be used a lot by big families that like to have guests and entertain, if you have an expansive family room then you could have tons of friends over to have anice time.

Family Room Color Statistics

Family Room Color Popularity

Color

Brown

Gray

Beige

Black

Wood Tones

Green

Orange

Red

Yellow

Blue

Turquoise

Violet

Pink

White

Percentage

53.82%

12.83%

9.76%

8.90%

3.15%

2.85%

2.29%

2.19%

1.51%

1.47%

0.79%

0.25%

0.17%

0.02%

It’s fair to say that people like to have lots space in their family room, if you have the space to do this your life could be so much easier. If you have a big family, having this extra space in your home where you can make a mess and and let the kids play would be a game changer. As for the color you want to pick for the room, just pick the color that will help you relax and enjoy your time.

Family Room Type Statistics


Family Room Type Popularity

Open

%68.80

Enclosed

%25.37

Loft-style

%5.84

The beauty of building or remodeling a family room is that you have the freedom to do crazy things that you wouldn’t do in the main areas of your home. You can make it look great and work great for your needs!

Family Room Specialty Statistics

Common

Game Room

40.59%

Library/book Room

34.70%

Home Bar

16.21%

Music Room

8.51%

This section perfect for those building a home or just renewing certain areas of their house. There aren’t tons of options for you to choose from but it’s still very helpful to know what people usually like to have.

Family Room TV Statistics


Family Room TV Popularity

Wall-mounted

%45.55

None

%20.29

Built-in Media Wall

%17.48

Freestanding

%12.40

Concealed

%3.52

Corner

%0.77

Designing your family room is an arduous job on it’s own, deciding how the TV will be placed 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.

Family Room Wall Color Statistics

Family Room Wall Color Popularity

Color

Beige

White

Gray

Blue

Brown

Yellow

Green

Multi

Red

Orange

Black

Purple

Pink

Percentage

34.58%

27.71%

19.40%

4.37%

3.75%

3.50%

2.89%

1.73%

0.74%

0.49%

0.37%

0.27%

0.21%

What type of color is best for your family room? 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 color you’d like to go for.

Family Room Floor Material Statistics

Family Room Floor Material Popularity

Material

Medium Hardwood

Dark Hardwood

Light Hardwood

Carpet

Ceramic Tile

Porcelain Tile

Concrete

Travertine

Marble

Laminate

Limestone

Terra-cotta Tile

Vinyl

Slate

Painted Wood

Bamboo

Tatami

Brick

Cork

Linoleum

Plywood

Percentage

30.79%


21.62%

16.80%

15.50%

3.57%

2.90%

2.70%

1.30%

0.91%

0.66%

0.54%

0.48%

0.47%

0.42%

0.35%

0.32%

0.20%

0.16%

0.14%

0.11%

0.06%

The material you choose for your family room’s floor will depend on the color you chose for the rest of this area, most people go for the basics. Remember this part of your home is going to be in constant use, so try to go for a material that won’t look faded as fast.

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