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Housing Statistics

United States

Number

Percent

Total housing units115,904,641100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached69,865,95760.3
1-unit, attached6,447,4535.6
2 units4,995,3504.3
3 or 4 units5,494,2804.7
5 to 9 units5,414,9884.7
10 to 19 units4,636,7174.0
20 or more units10,008,0588.6
Mobile home8,779,2287.6
Boat, RV, van, etc.262,6100.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002,755,0752.4
1995 to 19988,478,9757.3
1990 to 19948,467,0087.3
1980 to 198918,326,84715.8
1970 to 197921,438,86318.5
1960 to 196915,911,90313.7
1940 to 195923,145,91720.0
1939 or earlier17,380,05315.0
ROOMS
1 room2,551,0612.2
2 rooms5,578,1824.8
3 rooms11,405,5889.8
4 rooms18,514,38316.0
5 rooms24,214,07120.9
6 rooms21,385,79418.5
7 rooms13,981,91712.1
8 rooms9,343,7408.1
9 or more rooms8,929,9057.7
Median (rooms)5.3(X)
Occupied Housing Units105,480,101100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200021,041,09019.9
1995 to 199830,479,84828.9
1990 to 199416,948,25716.1
1980 to 198916,429,17315.6
1970 to 197910,399,0159.9
1969 or earlier10,182,7189.7
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None10,861,06710.3
136,123,61334.2
240,461,92038.4
3 or more18,033,50117.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas54,027,88051.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6,880,1856.5
Electricity32,010,40130.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.9,457,8509.0
Coal or coke142,8760.1
Wood1,769,7811.7
Solar energy47,0690.0
Other fuel412,5530.4
No fuel used731,5060.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities670,9860.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities715,5350.7
No telephone service2,570,7052.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units105,480,101100.0
1.00 or less99,422,21194.3
1.01 to 1.503,184,7683.0
1.51 or more2,873,1222.7
Specified owner-occupied units55,212,108100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0005,457,8179.9
$50,000 to $99,99916,778,97130.4
$100,000 to $149,99913,110,38423.7
$150,000 to $199,9998,075,90414.6
$200,000 to $299,9996,583,04911.9
$300,000 to $499,9993,584,1086.5
$500,000 to $999,9991,308,1162.4
$1,000,000 or more313,7590.6
Median (dollars)119,600(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage38,663,88770.0
Less than $300
255,2430.5
$300 to $499
2,149,9923.9
$500 to $699
4,943,2839.0
$700 to $999
9,612,51217.4
$1,000 to $1,499
11,679,98821.2
$1,500 to $1,999
5,555,20310.1
$2,000 or more
4,467,6668.1
Median (dollars)
1,088(X)
Not mortgaged16,548,22130.0
Median (dollars)
295(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent20,165,96336.5
15 to 19 percent9,661,46917.5
20 to 24 percent7,688,01913.9
25 to 29 percent5,210,5239.4
30 to 34 percent3,325,0836.0
35 percent or more8,719,64815.8
Not computed441,4030.8
Specified renter-occupied units35,199,502100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,844,1815.2
$200 to $2991,818,7645.2
$300 to $4997,739,51522.0
$500 to $74911,860,29833.7
$750 to $9996,045,17317.2
$1,000 to $1,4993,054,0998.7
$1,500 or more1,024,2962.9
No cash rent1,813,1765.2
Median (dollars)602(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent6,370,26318.1
15 to 19 percent5,037,98114.3
20 to 24 percent4,498,60412.8
25 to 29 percent3,666,23310.4
30 to 34 percent2,585,3277.3
35 percent or more10,383,95929.5
Not computed2,657,1357.5
(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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