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Housing Statistics

Louisiana

Number

Percent

Total housing units1,847,181100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached1,184,16764.1
1-unit, attached70,8633.8
2 units74,4924.0
3 or 4 units83,5244.5
5 to 9 units56,9903.1
10 to 19 units39,9332.2
20 or more units91,1394.9
Mobile home240,94413.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.5,1290.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200040,5822.2
1995 to 1998123,9826.7
1990 to 1994105,3275.7
1980 to 1989339,84918.4
1970 to 1979415,16722.5
1960 to 1969300,71716.3
1940 to 1959365,29119.8
1939 or earlier156,2668.5
ROOMS
1 room23,4521.3
2 rooms75,3784.1
3 rooms175,9629.5
4 rooms332,10318.0
5 rooms468,75025.4
6 rooms361,63419.6
7 rooms206,68311.2
8 rooms112,2806.1
9 or more rooms90,9394.9
Median (rooms)5.2(X)
Occupied Housing Units1,656,053100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000309,66318.7
1995 to 1998446,12726.9
1990 to 1994258,18515.6
1980 to 1989253,62715.3
1970 to 1979194,28811.7
1969 or earlier194,16311.7
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None196,30511.9
1613,28537.0
2629,35038.0
3 or more217,11313.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas776,54046.9
Bottled, tank, or LP gas81,6814.9
Electricity774,93646.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,4920.2
Coal or coke890.0
Wood12,6470.8
Solar energy3060.0
Other fuel1,8680.1
No fuel used5,4940.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities10,7170.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities10,7260.6
No telephone service69,4884.2
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units1,656,053100.0
1.00 or less1,569,62794.8
1.01 to 1.5057,2823.5
1.51 or more29,1441.8
Specified owner-occupied units864,810100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000169,22319.6
$50,000 to $99,999369,25242.7
$100,000 to $149,999173,99720.1
$150,000 to $199,99978,6229.1
$200,000 to $299,99947,6455.5
$300,000 to $499,99918,7782.2
$500,000 to $999,9995,9550.7
$1,000,000 or more1,3380.2
Median (dollars)85,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage516,66059.7
Less than $300
9,0611.0
$300 to $499
59,9946.9
$500 to $699
117,13413.5
$700 to $999
163,77218.9
$1,000 to $1,499
113,63813.1
$1,500 to $1,999
31,8023.7
$2,000 or more
21,2592.5
Median (dollars)
816(X)
Not mortgaged348,15040.3
Median (dollars)
232(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent395,01045.7
15 to 19 percent138,60816.0
20 to 24 percent94,95311.0
25 to 29 percent60,1927.0
30 to 34 percent38,4744.4
35 percent or more123,01514.2
Not computed14,5581.7
Specified renter-occupied units525,722100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20042,7218.1
$200 to $29948,3849.2
$300 to $499180,96534.4
$500 to $749150,65628.7
$750 to $99936,7297.0
$1,000 to $1,49911,7522.2
$1,500 or more3,6660.7
No cash rent50,8499.7
Median (dollars)466(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent97,91218.6
15 to 19 percent65,76012.5
20 to 24 percent56,91010.8
25 to 29 percent45,0518.6
30 to 34 percent32,5146.2
35 percent or more156,88229.8
Not computed70,69313.4
(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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