100 Interesting Kitchen Design Statistics

Learn 100 interesting kitchen design statistics covering style, color, layout and more.

I love statistics and facts. I find them interesting and often surprising.

We’ve spent months analyzing well over 1 million kitchen design, form which we’ve tabulated many different kitchen statistics from this huge set of data.

Below is our huge collection of kitchen statistics based on analysis of 1.7 million kitchen designs.

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Kitchen Style Statistics

Common

Traditional

31.41%

Contemporary

25.18%

Transitional

16.42%

Modern

10.62%

Uncommon

Farmhouse

3.21%

Craftsman

2.67%

Rustic

2.21%

Eclectic

2.08%

Rare

Beach Style

1.58%

Mediterranean

1.45%

Midcentury

0.77%

Scandinavian

0.74%

Very Rare

Industrial

0.69%

Tropical

0.22%

Asian

0.21%

Shabby-chic

0.20%

Extremely Rare

Southwestern

0.17%

Victorian

0.16%

The Kitchen 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 kitchen 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

Kitchen Size Popularity

Entry Hall Size

Medium

Large

Compact

Expansive

Percentage

47.88%

39.63%

8.08%

4.41%

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 Kitchen. Entry halls tend to be bigger than the rest of the rooms in houses because it’s a place where everyone comes in from and sees.

Kitchen Color Percentages

Kitchen Color Popularity

Kitchen Type

Brown

White

Gray

Beige

Black

Wood Tones

Orange

Green

Red

Blue

Yellow

Turquoise

Violet

Pink

Percentage

41.28%

18.85%

11.67%

11.04%

7.33%

3.00%

1.91%

1.29%

1.25%

0.88%

0.81%

0.50%

0.13%

0.07%

Choosing the color of the kitchen in your home is a very difficult decision, we’ve all seen horrible 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. We can’t pick your kitchen color for you but we’ve got all the data you’ll need to make an educated decision.


Kitchen Layout

L-Shape

%41.02

U-Shape

%36.01

Galley

%15.02

Single Wall

%7.95

This category is mostly dedicated to those building their own homes. For people buying an already built home, there will probably already be a kitchen layout for them. All these types will depend on the size of your kitchen. If you are remodeling and want a different type of kitchen you might need to do some work depending on the size of the old Kitchen.

Kitchen Type

Common

Kitchen/Dining

31.38%

Great Room

20.14%

Enclosed

16.36%

Kitchen Pantry

15.48%

This section perfect for those building a home or renewing their Kitchen. 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.

Cabinet Finish Percentages



Bathroom Cabinet Finish Popularity

White

%32.64

Dark Wood

%25.04

Medium Wood

%16.64

Gray

%7.54

Light Wood

%6.00

Black

%3.43

Beige

%2.75

Brown

%2.44

Distressed

%1.59

Blue

%1.05

Green

%0.49

Red

%0.16

Yellow

%0.11

Turquoise

%0.06

Orange

%0.03

Purple

%0.02

Painting your cabinets is an arduous job on it’s own, deciding the color you want it 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.


Kitchen Cabinet Style Popularity

Shaker

%28.28

Flat-Panel

%25.34

Raised Panel

%21.43

Recessed-panel

%8.40

Beaded Inset

%6.55

Glass-front

%3.04

Open

%2.43

Louvered

%2.14

The cabinets you pick for your kitchen will depend on the style 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.

Counter Front Material Data

Counter Material Popularity

Counter Material

White

Medium Wood

Dark Wood

Gray

Light Wood

Beige

Black

Distressed

Brown

Blue

Green

Yellow

Red

Stainless Steel

Orange

Turquoise

Purple

Percentage

48.04%

14.57%

11.98%

6.73%

6.55%

3.20%

1.89%

1.57%

1.48%

1.46%

0.98%

0.57%

0.49%

0.33%

0.07%

0.05%

0.03%

What finish color is best for your kitchen cabinets? 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.

Kitchen Counter Material Popularity

Common

Granite

42.59%

Engineered Quartz

20.93%

Marble

9.94%

Quartzite

8.68%

Uncommon

Solid Surface

5.47%

Wood

3.94%

Laminate

2.58%

Soapstone

1.87%

Rare

Concrete

1.20%

Stainless Steel

1.08%

Limestone

0.51%

Tile

0.35%

Very Rare

Glass

0.30%

Onyx

0.30%

Recycled Glass

0.20%

Terrazzo

0.19%

Extremely Rare

Copper

0.06%

Zync

0.05%

Deciding the material you want for your kitchen will depend on many things, the amount of time you’ll spend there, will you cook simple or elaborate meals, would you rather have a kitchen that looks good or a kitchen that makes cooking easier?

Backsplash Finish

Backsplash Color Popularity

Color

White

Beige

Gray

Multi

Brown

Blue

Green

Black

Metallic

Red

Yellow

Orange

Pink

Percentage

34.16%

21.07%

15.56%

11.63%

3.68%

3.55%

3.09%

2.79%

2.54%

0.79%

0.79%

0.29%

0.05%

The Backsplash Color you choose for your Kitchen will depend on the type and aesthetic you want your kitchen to have. Remember you’ll spend lots of time cleaning this part of your home so try to go for a color that won’t look faded as fast.

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