Residential Square Footage On the Rise by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 12/3/2012 12:00 am Homes built since 1990 average 27 percent larger than homes built previously, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.