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Housing Statistics

Taunton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total housing units22,908100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached9,80742.8
1-unit, attached1,1094.8
2 units3,97917.4
3 or 4 units3,17013.8
5 to 9 units1,6207.1
10 to 19 units7703.4
20 or more units1,5346.7
Mobile home9134.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.60.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20003091.3
1995 to 19981,1835.2
1990 to 19941,8878.2
1980 to 19893,16213.8
1970 to 19792,45210.7
1960 to 19692,1299.3
1940 to 19593,45015.1
1939 or earlier8,33636.4
ROOMS
1 room2921.3
2 rooms8283.6
3 rooms2,2779.9
4 rooms3,85916.8
5 rooms5,44223.8
6 rooms4,48319.6
7 rooms2,70911.8
8 rooms1,5276.7
9 or more rooms1,4916.5
Median (rooms)5.3(X)
Occupied Housing Units22,045100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20003,51716.0
1995 to 19986,42929.2
1990 to 19943,82817.4
1980 to 19893,38415.4
1970 to 19791,8898.6
1969 or earlier2,99813.6
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,0569.3
18,42938.2
28,75639.7
3 or more2,80412.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas10,21946.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4241.9
Electricity2,39910.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.8,81640.0
Coal or coke120.1
Wood780.4
Solar energy100.0
Other fuel670.3
No fuel used200.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities440.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities440.2
No telephone service2681.2
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units22,045100.0
1.00 or less21,66198.3
1.01 to 1.503111.4
1.51 or more730.3
Specified owner-occupied units9,619100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000380.4
$50,000 to $99,9991,07311.2
$100,000 to $149,9994,10442.7
$150,000 to $199,9993,25033.8
$200,000 to $299,9991,01310.5
$300,000 to $499,9991061.1
$500,000 to $999,99990.1
$1,000,000 or more260.3
Median (dollars)145,800(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage6,99072.7
Less than $300
250.3
$300 to $499
1841.9
$500 to $699
4324.5
$700 to $999
1,49615.6
$1,000 to $1,499
3,74939.0
$1,500 to $1,999
8909.3
$2,000 or more
2142.2
Median (dollars)
1,149(X)
Not mortgaged2,62927.3
Median (dollars)
316(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,24433.7
15 to 19 percent1,83019.0
20 to 24 percent1,58416.5
25 to 29 percent9099.5
30 to 34 percent6436.7
35 percent or more1,31513.7
Not computed941.0
Specified renter-occupied units8,527100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2004134.8
$200 to $2995075.9
$300 to $4991,70019.9
$500 to $7494,01547.1
$750 to $9991,22714.4
$1,000 to $1,4993504.1
$1,500 or more00.0
No cash rent3153.7
Median (dollars)575(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,71820.1
15 to 19 percent1,43916.9
20 to 24 percent1,05512.4
25 to 29 percent90910.7
30 to 34 percent7709.0
35 percent or more2,15725.3
Not computed4795.6
(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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