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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataDistrict of Columbia

Housing Statistics

Washington, District of Columbia,

Number

Percent

Total housing units274,845100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached36,33113.2
1-unit, attached72,66826.4
2 units8,3043.0
3 or 4 units21,9448.0
5 to 9 units21,7357.9
10 to 19 units28,42910.3
20 or more units84,94730.9
Mobile home2030.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.2840.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001,1600.4
1995 to 19982,6491.0
1990 to 19943,4371.3
1980 to 198913,6955.0
1970 to 197923,8598.7
1960 to 196942,12215.3
1940 to 195992,86733.8
1939 or earlier95,05634.6
ROOMS
1 room28,10710.2
2 rooms32,82811.9
3 rooms53,36219.4
4 rooms42,16515.3
5 rooms31,70611.5
6 rooms30,64211.1
7 rooms20,3957.4
8 rooms16,2705.9
9 or more rooms19,3707.0
Median (rooms)4.0(X)
Occupied Housing Units248,338100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200056,90422.9
1995 to 199874,12429.8
1990 to 199432,57913.1
1980 to 198933,14613.3
1970 to 197923,2339.4
1969 or earlier28,35211.4
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None91,69936.9
1108,15143.5
238,39515.5
3 or more10,0934.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas162,46765.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4,4081.8
Electricity60,01624.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.17,0476.9
Coal or coke690.0
Wood890.0
Solar energy560.0
Other fuel1,7130.7
No fuel used2,4731.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2,1120.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1,7950.7
No telephone service6,2842.5
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units248,338100.0
1.00 or less226,35191.1
1.01 to 1.508,7403.5
1.51 or more13,2475.3
Specified owner-occupied units76,289100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0006460.8
$50,000 to $99,99913,57417.8
$100,000 to $149,99921,95428.8
$150,000 to $199,99911,26114.8
$200,000 to $299,9998,63111.3
$300,000 to $499,99911,97715.7
$500,000 to $999,9996,6958.8
$1,000,000 or more1,5512.0
Median (dollars)157,200(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage55,13872.3
Less than $300
3010.4
$300 to $499
1,8422.4
$500 to $699
4,1625.5
$700 to $999
10,40413.6
$1,000 to $1,499
17,14022.5
$1,500 to $1,999
8,14110.7
$2,000 or more
13,14817.2
Median (dollars)
1,291(X)
Not mortgaged21,15127.7
Median (dollars)
313(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent29,16338.2
15 to 19 percent11,04114.5
20 to 24 percent9,56612.5
25 to 29 percent6,8739.0
30 to 34 percent4,2395.6
35 percent or more14,22218.6
Not computed1,1851.6
Specified renter-occupied units146,863100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20013,3129.1
$200 to $2995,5213.8
$300 to $49925,90217.6
$500 to $74950,67834.5
$750 to $99924,71016.8
$1,000 to $1,49915,26310.4
$1,500 or more7,3985.0
No cash rent4,0792.8
Median (dollars)618(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent29,41420.0
15 to 19 percent20,77114.1
20 to 24 percent18,72412.7
25 to 29 percent15,91410.8
30 to 34 percent10,3007.0
35 percent or more41,35728.2
Not computed10,3837.1
(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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