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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Housing Statistics

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units45,960100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached10,46122.8
1-unit, attached17,38337.8
2 units3,7658.2
3 or 4 units4,3179.4
5 to 9 units3,0996.7
10 to 19 units3,2847.1
20 or more units3,5307.7
Mobile home1210.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001670.4
1995 to 19982670.6
1990 to 19945521.2
1980 to 19892,7265.9
1970 to 19795,25111.4
1960 to 19695,55712.1
1940 to 195912,61227.4
1939 or earlier18,82841.0
ROOMS
1 room9822.1
2 rooms2,3655.1
3 rooms5,91212.9
4 rooms6,88215.0
5 rooms7,41516.1
6 rooms9,61120.9
7 rooms6,02813.1
8 rooms4,0158.7
9 or more rooms2,7506.0
Median (rooms)5.4(X)
Occupied Housing Units42,032100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20009,59522.8
1995 to 199811,30126.9
1990 to 19945,20712.4
1980 to 19895,77613.7
1970 to 19793,6428.7
1969 or earlier6,51115.5
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None7,91818.8
117,75942.3
212,58129.9
3 or more3,7749.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas16,01938.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6451.5
Electricity11,21326.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.13,70732.6
Coal or coke1110.3
Wood840.2
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel1510.4
No fuel used1020.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2930.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2720.6
No telephone service8802.1
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units42,032100.0
1.00 or less40,21495.7
1.01 to 1.501,0692.5
1.51 or more7491.8
Specified owner-occupied units20,806100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0002,88913.9
$50,000 to $99,99912,82561.6
$100,000 to $149,9993,99319.2
$150,000 to $199,9996973.3
$200,000 to $299,9992511.2
$300,000 to $499,9991170.6
$500,000 to $999,999340.2
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)76,900(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage13,03062.6
Less than $300
570.3
$300 to $499
6903.3
$500 to $699
2,32911.2
$700 to $999
5,53026.6
$1,000 to $1,499
3,33516.0
$1,500 to $1,999
8814.2
$2,000 or more
2081.0
Median (dollars)
887(X)
Not mortgaged7,77637.4
Median (dollars)
333(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,05333.9
15 to 19 percent3,87318.6
20 to 24 percent2,92014.0
25 to 29 percent1,9579.4
30 to 34 percent1,4116.8
35 percent or more3,41916.4
Not computed1730.8
Specified renter-occupied units19,728100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,4267.2
$200 to $2991,4307.2
$300 to $4995,24226.6
$500 to $7498,06940.9
$750 to $9992,46812.5
$1,000 to $1,4995232.7
$1,500 or more1430.7
No cash rent4272.2
Median (dollars)541(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,25316.5
15 to 19 percent2,70813.7
20 to 24 percent2,76114.0
25 to 29 percent2,57713.1
30 to 34 percent1,4227.2
35 percent or more6,21431.5
Not computed7934.0
(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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