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80 Home Office Design Statistics

Home office design statistics

These home office design statistics are a result of analyzing 147,000 home office designs.

In a nutshell, below you’ll see data and percentages for many aspects of home office design. The percentages refer to the percentage that home offices have of each variable.

For instance, under home office style statistics, 25.87% of home offices have a contemporary style.

Home Office Style Statistics

Common

Traditional

27.00%

Contemporary

25.87%

Transitional

13.50%

Modern

11.01%

Uncommon

Eclectic

5.70%

Craftsman

2.56%

Rustic

2.30%

Mediterranean

1.87%

Rare

Scandinavian

1.85%

Farmhouse

1.73%

Industrial

1.70%

Beach Style

1.57%

Very Rare

Midcentury

1.31%

Asian

0.78%

Shabby-Chic

0.37%

Tropical

0.35%

Extremely Rare

Victorian

0.33%

Southwestern

0.21%

Looking at our first set of statistics, there is no big surprise in our top four most common Home Office styles. These are the styles that most people use in their own homes, usually Home Offices have to match the overall aesthetic of the home.

Graph showing the most popular powder room styles

Home Office Size Data

Home Office Size Statistics

Home Office Size

Medium

Large

Compact

Expansive

Percentage

53.86%

24.32%

19.02%

2.80%

Our data shows that the most popular home office sizes are medium and Large. Since home offices are usually dedicated for one person using it a lot it makes sense that most home offices are medium sized because they need some space for a desk and storage but nothing excessive. This statistic also depends on the overall size of your home, if you have the space for an expansive home office then why not do it?

Chart Describing the most popular powder room sizes

Most Popular Home Office Color Statistics

Brown

%40.92

White

%16.03

Black

%10.72

Gray

%9.74

Beige

%8.27

Wood Tones

%3.28

Green

%3.03

Red

%2.13

Orange

%1.91

Blue

%1.50

Turquoise

%1.18

Yellow

%0.92

Violet

%0.21

Pink

%0.16

When it comes to picking the right color for your home office you have to take in to consideration the overall aesthetic of your home. Our data shows that more conservative colors are picked more often, Brown, White, Beige, Gray and Black are all safe choices for a room that will probably be used all the time so it needs to be simple and useful. It’s up to you to pick the safe Brown or the risky Pink Color for your home office room.

Pie chart describing the most popular colors used in powder rooms

Type of Office

Type of Home Office Popularity

Office Type

Study

Studio

Craft Room

Library/book Room

Percentage

78.31%

11.98%

4.92%

4.79%
  • Choosing the type of home office you want for your home will highly depend on what you intend to use it for. If you are working from home and have a desk job then we highly recommend the most popular type, study. If you are only planning to casually use the space to read a nice book in silence in a separate room in your home then the library/book room is ideal for you!

Wall Color Metrics

White

%31.26

Beige

%24.89

Gray

%18.02

Blue

%7.22

Brown

%6.54

Green

%4.23

Multi

%2.19

Yellow

%2.12

Black

%1.10

Red

%0.99

Orange

%0.60

Purple

%0.46

Pink

%0.39

Once you have made a decision on the type of home office you want, you are now forced to choose between a huge amount of finishing styles and colors. We are trying to make your life easier so we have done the research on the most popular types of wall colors, this way you know where your choices land in the spectrum.

Home Office Floor Materials

Common

Medium Hardwood

29.28%

Dark Hardwood

22.09%

Carpet

20.23%

Light Hardwood

16.55%

Uncommon

Concrete

3.06%

Ceramic Tile

2.19%

Porcelain Tile

1.78%

Laminate

0.78%

Rare

Vinyl

0.64%

Painted Wood

0.56%

Travertine

0.49%

Marble

0.37%

Very Rare

Linoleum

0.31%

Limestone

0.28%

Slate

0.26%

Bamboo

0.25%

Extremely Rare

Cork

0.22%

Terra-Cotta

0.22%

Plywood

0.17%

Tatami

0.14%

Brick

0.10%

Picking the material you want to use for the counter in your home office will usually depend on what you are using for the rest of your house, this decision is harder to make if your are only remodeling your office We would recommend something that looks nice but also lasts for a long time, this is why hardwood is the reigning champion within the rest of these materials.

Floor Colors

Home Office Floor Colors

Floor Colors

Brown

Beige

Grey

White

Multi

Black

Blue

Red

Green

Pink

Orange

Yellow

Turquoise

Purple

Percentage

51.19%

26.84%

12.56%

2.90%

2.40%

1.42%

0.63%

0.63%

0.40%

0.32%

0.28%

0.25%

0.07%

0.04%

When you are picking the color of your floor, it’s very important that you are sure of your decision. This is the color you will look at and it will have the biggest impact in the aesthetic of your office. This is why White, Gray and Beige are so common, you usually can’t go wrong with those.

Desk Types

Home Office Desk Types

Desk Type

Built-In

Free Standing

Percentage

65.04%

34.96%

Having a built-in desk is a great idea because you get to design in however you want nd make it suit your needs! If you go for a free-standing desk you will have the freedom to change your office whenever and however you want.

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