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Housing Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

Total housing units3,310,275100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached1,794,96754.2
1-unit, attached285,2688.6
2 units331,39310.0
3 or 4 units223,5806.8
5 to 9 units160,2494.8
10 to 19 units161,6664.9
20 or more units318,7659.6
Mobile home33,6001.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.7870.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200048,1241.5
1995 to 1998139,4214.2
1990 to 1994158,5814.8
1980 to 1989409,97812.4
1970 to 1979462,74014.0
1960 to 1969526,73215.9
1940 to 1959898,65327.1
1939 or earlier666,04620.1
ROOMS
1 room62,1831.9
2 rooms127,4993.9
3 rooms354,96710.7
4 rooms478,25714.4
5 rooms563,71217.0
6 rooms563,33117.0
7 rooms432,85013.1
8 rooms366,16911.1
9 or more rooms361,30710.9
Median (rooms)5.6(X)
Occupied Housing Units3,064,645100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000478,71515.6
1995 to 1998848,02227.7
1990 to 1994500,12516.3
1980 to 1989533,28717.4
1970 to 1979328,05910.7
1969 or earlier376,43712.3
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None388,95012.7
11,066,08934.8
21,160,44037.9
3 or more449,16614.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas2,048,04866.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas73,5392.4
Electricity316,37910.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.595,09419.4
Coal or coke1,2770.0
Wood6,9890.2
Solar energy4470.0
Other fuel12,8960.4
No fuel used9,9760.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities16,5300.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities17,5310.6
No telephone service56,2021.8
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units3,064,645100.0
1.00 or less2,911,46295.0
1.01 to 1.5088,4102.9
1.51 or more64,7732.1
Specified owner-occupied units1,701,732100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00030,0581.8
$50,000 to $99,999229,35413.5
$100,000 to $149,999415,19024.4
$150,000 to $199,999379,89022.3
$200,000 to $299,999354,35920.8
$300,000 to $499,999213,09912.5
$500,000 to $999,99967,9134.0
$1,000,000 or more11,8690.7
Median (dollars)170,800(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage1,215,97471.5
Less than $300
6520.0
$300 to $499
8,1190.5
$500 to $699
37,4672.2
$700 to $999
136,7518.0
$1,000 to $1,499
381,12422.4
$1,500 to $1,999
321,56218.9
$2,000 or more
330,29919.4
Median (dollars)
1,560(X)
Not mortgaged485,75828.5
Median (dollars)
567(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent459,66927.0
15 to 19 percent290,48417.1
20 to 24 percent264,74415.6
25 to 29 percent196,72611.6
30 to 34 percent130,8627.7
35 percent or more349,50220.5
Not computed9,7450.6
Specified renter-occupied units1,049,127100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20049,7004.7
$200 to $29933,5583.2
$300 to $49989,7078.6
$500 to $749333,46531.8
$750 to $999314,00029.9
$1,000 to $1,499149,17314.2
$1,500 or more45,7264.4
No cash rent33,7983.2
Median (dollars)751(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent193,84118.5
15 to 19 percent153,60714.6
20 to 24 percent135,77712.9
25 to 29 percent112,51910.7
30 to 34 percent79,6657.6
35 percent or more314,14629.9
Not computed59,5725.7
(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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