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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Housing Statistics

Meriden, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

Total housing units24,631100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached11,91448.4
1-unit, attached1,3615.5
2 units3,46714.1
3 or 4 units2,96212.0
5 to 9 units1,3465.5
10 to 19 units8343.4
20 or more units2,60510.6
Mobile home1420.6
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002120.9
1995 to 19982811.1
1990 to 19946922.8
1980 to 19893,10312.6
1970 to 19793,74415.2
1960 to 19693,60714.6
1940 to 19596,65927.0
1939 or earlier6,33325.7
ROOMS
1 room2541.0
2 rooms8873.6
3 rooms2,3789.7
4 rooms4,46118.1
5 rooms6,39125.9
6 rooms4,77519.4
7 rooms2,78911.3
8 rooms1,5106.1
9 or more rooms1,1864.8
Median (rooms)5.2(X)
Occupied Housing Units22,951100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20004,31418.8
1995 to 19986,14726.8
1990 to 19943,11413.6
1980 to 19894,03717.6
1970 to 19791,9998.7
1969 or earlier3,34014.6
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,76912.1
18,64937.7
28,42636.7
3 or more3,10713.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas8,03735.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4331.9
Electricity3,23814.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.10,95847.7
Coal or coke480.2
Wood970.4
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel700.3
No fuel used700.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2050.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1720.7
No telephone service4912.1
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units22,951100.0
1.00 or less22,23296.9
1.01 to 1.505332.3
1.51 or more1860.8
Specified owner-occupied units11,204100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0001281.1
$50,000 to $99,9993,06927.4
$100,000 to $149,9995,79051.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,66514.9
$200,000 to $299,9994574.1
$300,000 to $499,999540.5
$500,000 to $999,999330.3
$1,000,000 or more80.1
Median (dollars)119,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage7,60067.8
Less than $300
110.1
$300 to $499
1000.9
$500 to $699
4644.1
$700 to $999
1,59414.2
$1,000 to $1,499
3,88934.7
$1,500 to $1,999
1,21410.8
$2,000 or more
3282.9
Median (dollars)
1,181(X)
Not mortgaged3,60432.2
Median (dollars)
437(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,52531.5
15 to 19 percent2,10018.7
20 to 24 percent1,63314.6
25 to 29 percent1,23711.0
30 to 34 percent7786.9
35 percent or more1,88216.8
Not computed490.4
Specified renter-occupied units9,189100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2005516.0
$200 to $2993183.5
$300 to $4991,63117.7
$500 to $7493,97043.2
$750 to $9991,92821.0
$1,000 to $1,4994164.5
$1,500 or more480.5
No cash rent3273.6
Median (dollars)618(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,49616.3
15 to 19 percent1,49816.3
20 to 24 percent1,14612.5
25 to 29 percent1,17412.8
30 to 34 percent6036.6
35 percent or more2,81730.7
Not computed4555.0
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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