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Housing Statistics

Des Moines, Iowa,

Number

Percent

Total housing units85,105100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached55,25164.9
1-unit, attached2,3762.8
2 units3,4154.0
3 or 4 units2,6413.1
5 to 9 units3,4304.0
10 to 19 units3,8554.5
20 or more units11,45213.5
Mobile home2,6493.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.360.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20006720.8
1995 to 19982,2722.7
1990 to 19943,2443.8
1980 to 19896,5617.7
1970 to 197911,59213.6
1960 to 196910,19512.0
1940 to 195924,53128.8
1939 or earlier26,03830.6
ROOMS
1 room1,8582.2
2 rooms4,5735.4
3 rooms9,38911.0
4 rooms16,83619.8
5 rooms19,53623.0
6 rooms13,34915.7
7 rooms9,03210.6
8 rooms5,7976.8
9 or more rooms4,7355.6
Median (rooms)5.0(X)
Occupied Housing Units80,497100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200017,65921.9
1995 to 199823,36629.0
1990 to 199412,41315.4
1980 to 198910,69613.3
1970 to 19796,8988.6
1969 or earlier9,46511.8
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None8,03310.0
130,66438.1
229,51836.7
3 or more12,28215.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas65,52781.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6030.7
Electricity12,27415.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1660.2
Coal or coke50.0
Wood1120.1
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel1,1881.5
No fuel used6220.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities3220.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities4590.6
No telephone service1,5712.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units80,497100.0
1.00 or less76,76495.4
1.01 to 1.502,3162.9
1.51 or more1,4171.8
Specified owner-occupied units46,921100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0006,83014.6
$50,000 to $99,99927,13857.8
$100,000 to $149,9999,20619.6
$150,000 to $199,9992,0924.5
$200,000 to $299,9991,0272.2
$300,000 to $499,9995021.1
$500,000 to $999,9991160.2
$1,000,000 or more100.0
Median (dollars)81,100(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage33,59371.6
Less than $300
2050.4
$300 to $499
2,3214.9
$500 to $699
6,93214.8
$700 to $999
12,97427.7
$1,000 to $1,499
8,51118.1
$1,500 to $1,999
1,7233.7
$2,000 or more
9272.0
Median (dollars)
863(X)
Not mortgaged13,32828.4
Median (dollars)
314(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent16,92236.1
15 to 19 percent8,91919.0
20 to 24 percent7,02215.0
25 to 29 percent4,69910.0
30 to 34 percent2,7005.8
35 percent or more6,42913.7
Not computed2300.5
Specified renter-occupied units28,363100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,4805.2
$200 to $2991,6135.7
$300 to $4998,40829.6
$500 to $74912,18643.0
$750 to $9993,01910.6
$1,000 to $1,4996952.5
$1,500 or more2400.8
No cash rent7222.5
Median (dollars)532(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent5,38819.0
15 to 19 percent4,17514.7
20 to 24 percent4,24615.0
25 to 29 percent3,36711.9
30 to 34 percent2,1307.5
35 percent or more7,68927.1
Not computed1,3684.8
(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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