Home Theater Design Statistics

If you’re planning a Home Theater reno or addition, this page is for you.

Below you’ll find key Home Theater statistics that set out what types of features, colors, styles and materials are most commonly used.

For example, under the first section “Style” you’ll see Craftsman style is used in 2.07% of powder rooms.

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Home Theater Style Statistics

Common

Traditional

31.67%

Contemporary

29.15%

Modern

11.83%

Transitional

9.75%

Uncommon

Eclectic

4.18%

Rustic

3.36%

Mediterranean

3.33%

Craftsman

2.07%

Rare

Beach Style

1.05%

Midcentury

0.76%

Farmhouse

0.71%

Industrial

0.60%

Very Rare

Asian

0.46%

Tropical

0.42%

Victorian

0.21%

Southwestern

0.20%

Extremely Rare

Scandinavian

0.15%

SHabby-Chic

0.08%

Looking at our first set of statistics, there is no big surprise in our top four most common Home Theater styles. These are the styles that most people use in their own homes. Depending on where you are placing your home theater, you might have to match the style of the rest of your home.

Graph showing the most popular powder room styles

Home Theater Size Data

Home Theater Size Statistics

Home Theater Size

Large

Medium

Expansive

Compact

Percentage

46.31%

42.43%

5.92%

5.35%

Our data shows that the most popular home theater sizes are medium and Large. Since home theaters are usually dedicated for the whole family or guests, it makes sense that most home theaters are large sized because they need some space for seating, eating and watching comfortably. This statistic also depends on the overall size of your home, if you have the space for an expansive home theater then why not do it?

Chart Describing the most popular powder room sizes

Most Popular Home Theater Color Statistics

Brown

%36.66

Black

%31.43

Red

%7.63

Gray

%5.79

Wood Tones

%3.89

Beige

%3.56

White

%3.42

Blue

%2.40

Orange

%1.74

Green

%1.24

Yellow

%1.01

Violet

%0.61

Turquoise

%0.43

Pink

%0.18

When it comes to picking the right color for your home theater you have to take in to consideration the overall aesthetic of your home but only if you don’t have it in a separate room, in this case you can do whatever you like with it. Our data shows that more conservative colors are picked more often, Brown, Red (typical theater vibe), 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 Home Theater

Type of Home Theater Popularity

Theater Type

Enclosed

Open

Percentage

75.09%

24.91%
  • Choosing the type of home theater you want for your home will highly depend on what you intend to use it for. If you are only planing to host a few people or only use it with your family then you would probably prefer an enclosed theater. Keep in mind that if you go for an open theater you will have to learn how to deal with the glare, or you will only be able to use it during the night.

Home Theater Wall Color Statistics

Beige

%29.80

Gray

%19.10

Brown

%12.63

White

%11.07

Red

%7.62

Blue

%5.22

Multi

%4.16

Black

%3.93

Green

%2.04

Yellow

%1.85

Purple

%1.73

Orange

%0.68

Pink

%0.15

Once you have made a decision on the type of home theater 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 Theater TV Popularity

Projector Screen

29.28%

Wall-Mounted

22.09%

Built-in Media Wall

20.23%

Picking the TV you want to use for the home theater 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 home theater. We would recommend something that looks nice but also lasts for a long time, this is why we have only a few options.

Home Theater Wall Color Statistics

Home Theater Wall Colors

Wall Color

Beige

Gray

Brown

White

Red

Blue

Multi

Black

Green

Yellow

Purple

Orange

Pink

Percentage

29.80%

19.10%

12.63%

11.07%

7.62%

5.22%

4.16%

3.93%

2.04%

1.85%

1.73%

0.68%

0.15%

When you are picking the color of your walls, 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 Theater. This is why White, Gray and Beige are so common, you usually can’t go wrong with those.

Home Theater Floor Material Popularity

Common

Carpet

72.30%

Medium Hardwood

7.72%

Dark Hardwood

5.53%

Light Hardwood

5.10%

Uncommon

Concrete

2.07%

Ceramic

1.95%

Porcelain

1.38%

Marble

0.77%

Rare

Travertine

0.57%

Vinyl

0.45%

Cork

0.36%

Bamboo

0.31%

Very Rare

Limestone

0.31%

Slate

0.26%

Laminate

0.26%

Painted Wood

0.17%

Extremely Rare

Glass Terra-cotta

0.14%

Linoleum

0.13%

Brick

0.06%

Plywood

0.04%

If you home theater is going to be enclosed and dark, you will have to decide very carefully which type of material you want to use for your floors. The floor has to be visible and not slippery, you don’t want any accidents happening in your home.

Home Theater Floor Color Statistics

Home Theater Floor Color Popularity

Color

Beige

Brown

Gray

Multi

Red

Black

Blue

White

Purple

Green

Orange

Pink

Yellow

Turquoise

Percentage

25.03%

22.70%

16.21%

14.00%

8.06%

3.61%

2.84%

2.67%

1.53%

1.19%

0.93%

0.59%

0.55%

0.08%

The color you choose for your home theater wont be your biggest worry, specially considering the fact that you’ll be watching movies with the lights off. As long as it’s useful and it doesn’t look terrible then you’ll be okay.

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