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In the present research work an attempt has been made to examine the house types based on building material among different clans of Bawaria caste in Rewari district of Haryana state. The study is based on primary data which have been collected through questionnaire based on interview and field survey. Ten villages have been selected from Rewari district. The 130 households have been selected by considering 15 from six villages and 10 households from four villages. For each household a respondent has been selected and interviewed personally. . Primary data of 130 households has been collected from 10 selected villages belonging to eight clans like Ikghotia, Belda, Bhaghotia, Dhundhadiya, Khodiwala, Dabariya, Badgujjar, and Rathore. Based on sample households, total population of the study area is 669 persons comprise 346 males and 323 females. The sex ratio in the sample households is 934 females/1000 males. The average size of the household is 5.1 persons. Clan-wise households have been calculated in per cent to describe the house types based on building material among Bawaria caste in Rewari district of Haryana state. It is concluded that, the walls of the 125 households (96.2%) of the total households are built by brunt bricks and only 5 households (3.8%) of the total households are built by mud bricks. As reveal from floors material most of the houses of the bawaria caste are made of cement. The roof of most of the houses of the Bawaria caste has been made by stone. The size of the rural dwellings denotes the economic level of the people. The two room dwellings are fairly distributed in the villages of Rewari district with maximum number 56 (43.1%) of the rural households. Out of total 19 households (14.6%) households dwellings three rooms, 12 households (9.2%) dwellings four rooms and only 3 households (2.3%) dwellings five rooms in their houses.