100+ Powder Room Design Statistics

Powder room with vessel basin and natural wood.

If you’re planning a powder room reno or addition, this page is for you.

Below you’ll find key powder room 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 1.85% of powder rooms.

Our data is based on analysis 48,740 powder rooms

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Powder Room Style Statistics

Common

Contemporary

27.56%

Traditional

20.33%

Transitional

14.55%

Modern

12.91%

Uncommon

Eclectic

4.48%

Mediterranean

3.11%

Rustic

2.69%

Farmhouse

2.63%

Rare

Asian

2.34%

Beach Style

2.16%

Craftsman

1.88%

Scandinavian

1.83%

Very Rare

Industrial

1.10%

Midcentury

0.83%

Victorian

0.51%

Tropical

0.50%

Extremely Rare

Shabby-Chic Style

0.48%

South Western

0.24%

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

Graph showing the most popular powder room styles

Powder Room Size Data

Powder Room Size Statistics

Powder Room Size

Compact

Medium

Large

Expansive

Percentage

52.05%

40.09%

6.74%

1.12%

Our data shows that the most popular powder room sizes are medium and compact. Since powder rooms are usually dedicated for guests that aren’t staying over-night, it makes sense that most powder rooms are compact because they don’t need a shower or big spaces. This statistic also depends on the overall size of your home, if you have the space for an expansive powder room then why not do it?

Chart Describing the most popular powder room sizes

Most popular Powder Room Color Statistics

Brown

%39.30

White

%12.90

Beige

%10.30

Gray

%9.89

Black

%9.57

Orange

%3.72

Wood Tones

%3.13

Green

%3.04

Red

%2.62

Yellow

%2.30

Blue

%1.44

Turquoise

%1.36

Pink

%0.49

Violet

%0.06
  • When it comes to picking the right color for your powder room 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 seen by most of your guests. It’s up to you to pick the safe Brown or the risky Pink Color for your home’s powder room.
Pie chart describing the most popular colors used in powder rooms

Cabinet Styles

Powder Room Cabinet Styles

Powder Room Size

Flat-Panel

Furniture-Like

Recessed-Panel

Shaker

Open

Raised-Panel

Beaded Inset

Glass-Front

Louvered

Percentage

52.05%

40.09%

6.74%

1.12%

9.46%

7.16%

2.52%

0.95%

0.32%
  • Cabinets are a big part of every powder room, they’re usually an after thought for most people but choosing the right cabinets can make or break the look you want. Again, like the rest of our data so far, people tend to go for the safer, more conservative options. Flat-Panel and Furniture-Like are the most common types of cabinets you’ll find in powder rooms.

Cabinet Finish Metrics

Dark Wood

%28.15

White

%21.61

Medium Wood

%20.64

Gray

%7.09

Light Wood

%5.71

Black

%5.39

Distressed

%2.60

Brown

%2.43

Beige

%2.39

Blue

%1.82

Green

%1.10

Red

%0.61

Yellow

%0.20

Orange

%0.16

Turquoise

%0.06

Once you have made a decision on the type of cabinet you want for your powder room, 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 cabinet finishes, this way you know where your choices land in the spectrum.

Powder Room Counter Materials

Common

Marble

22.01%

Wood

18.88%

Granite

18.71%

Engineered Quartz

15.02%

Uncommon

Solid Surface

8.64%

Quartzite

4.32%

Glass

2.57%

Limestone

1.88%

Rare

Tile

1.79%

Concrete

1.56%

Onyx

1.53%

Laminate

1.30%

Very Rare

Soapstone

0.66%

Stainless Steel

0.34%

Travertine

0.32%

Terrazzo

0.17%

Extremely Rare

Copper

0.17%

Recycled Glass

0.11%

Zinc

0.05%

Picking the material you want to use for the counter in your powder room 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 powder room. We would recommend something that looks nice but also lasts for a long time, this is why Marble is the reigning champion within the rest of these materials.

Wall Tile Colors

Powder Room Wall Colors

Powder Room Size

White

Gray

Beige

Multi

Brown

Black

Black & White

Green

Red

Orange

Yellow

Pink

Percentage

22.01%

18.88%

18.71%

15.02%

8.64%

4.32%

2.57%

0.95%

0.32%

0.83%

0.53%

0.41%

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 home. This is why White, Gray and Beige are so common, you usually can’t go wrong with those.

Wall Tile Materials

Common

Ceramic

23.43%

Porcelain

20.27%

Mosaic

15.93%

Stone

14.24%

Uncommon

Glass

6.11%

Subway

4.28%

Marble

3.16%

Matchstick

2.49%

Rare

Stone Slab

2.23%

Cement Tile

1.53%

Travertine

0.97%

Pebble

0.95%

Very Rare

Limestone

0.92%

Slate

0.86%

Metal

0.80%

Mirror

0.76%

Extremely Rare

Glass Sheet

0.74%

Terra-cotta

0.34%

Choosing whether or not to add wall tiles to your powder room is a strenuous decision on it’s own. In an effort to make your life easier we have the most popular tile choices for powder room, we give you the facts and you pick what you like the most.

Toilet Types

Powder Room Toilet Types

Powder Room Size

Two-piece

One-Piece

Wall-mount

Bidet

Urinal

Percentage

45.30%

35.53%

17.58%

1.29%

0.30%

You may think that deciding on the type of toilet you want for your home would be some sort of an after thought, turns out people are pretty split on their toilet preferences. It is a bit obvious that the top choices would be Two and One-Piece toilets but it is interesting to see that there are people that decide to add a Urinal to their home.

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