Volume 46, Issue 1 - January/February 2007

Price Watch

Shelter did a price comparison for 7/16 inch OSB in different areas of the country to see how rates may vary. An individual state was selected for each region and prices were obtained from four lumber dealers in a single area for average and median calculations. Specific dealer names have been omitted for the sake of privacy. Prices are as the week of October 7, 2006.

Idaho Price
Dealer #1 $8.32
Dealer #2 $7.46
Dealer #3 $9.89
Dealer #4 $6.68
Average $8.09
Median $7.89

Minnesota Price
Dealer #1 $9.40
Dealer #2 $8.99
Dealer #3 $8.70
Dealer #4 $12.41
Average $9.88
Median $9.20

Texas Price
Dealer #1 $8.40
Dealer #2 $6.95
Dealer #3 $12.95
Dealer #4 $6.95
Average $8.81
Median $7.68

California Price
Dealer #1 $8.55
Dealer #2 $11.00
Dealer #3 $8.32
Dealer #4 $8.00
Average $8.97
Median $8.44

Georgia Price
Dealer #1 $7.69
Dealer #2 $7.49
Dealer #3 $5.85
Dealer #4 $7.01
Average $7.01
Median $7.25

Florida Price
Dealer #1 $8.33
Dealer #2 $11.99
Dealer #3 $10.50
Dealer #4 $9.99
Average $10.20
Median $10.25

Total Average $8.83
Total Median $8.37


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