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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Housing Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units5,249,750100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached2,935,24855.9
1-unit, attached940,39617.9
2 units273,7985.2
3 or 4 units241,7454.6
5 to 9 units179,9093.4
10 to 19 units131,6912.5
20 or more units283,7145.4
Mobile home258,5514.9
Boat, RV, van, etc.4,6980.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200066,9161.3
1995 to 1998212,9164.1
1990 to 1994266,4455.1
1980 to 1989531,98610.1
1970 to 1979709,76813.5
1960 to 1969595,89711.4
1940 to 19591,275,14924.3
1939 or earlier1,590,67330.3
ROOMS
1 room62,6541.2
2 rooms143,1522.7
3 rooms403,4577.7
4 rooms668,04012.7
5 rooms924,60317.6
6 rooms1,220,41623.2
7 rooms767,69514.6
8 rooms561,36010.7
9 or more rooms498,3739.5
Median (rooms)5.8(X)
Occupied Housing Units4,777,003100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000696,27914.6
1995 to 19981,139,48323.9
1990 to 1994734,24815.4
1980 to 1989821,15217.2
1970 to 1979575,34412.0
1969 or earlier810,49717.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None613,24912.8
11,667,53534.9
21,791,52637.5
3 or more704,69314.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas2,452,94151.3
Bottled, tank, or LP gas145,2543.0
Electricity786,64816.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,217,15525.5
Coal or coke67,9861.4
Wood76,0601.6
Solar energy6630.0
Other fuel20,5000.4
No fuel used9,7960.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities24,4500.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities25,8310.5
No telephone service65,6801.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units4,777,003100.0
1.00 or less4,685,85898.1
1.01 to 1.5060,6271.3
1.51 or more30,5180.6
Specified owner-occupied units2,889,484100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000435,19315.1
$50,000 to $99,9991,079,69837.4
$100,000 to $149,999703,09324.3
$150,000 to $199,999344,17211.9
$200,000 to $299,999214,8127.4
$300,000 to $499,99984,4252.9
$500,000 to $999,99923,6540.8
$1,000,000 or more4,4370.2
Median (dollars)97,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage1,798,40262.2
Less than $300
9,1570.3
$300 to $499
108,7203.8
$500 to $699
270,0839.3
$700 to $999
498,00317.2
$1,000 to $1,499
546,36518.9
$1,500 to $1,999
220,4937.6
$2,000 or more
145,5815.0
Median (dollars)
1,010(X)
Not mortgaged1,091,08237.8
Median (dollars)
318(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,091,36837.8
15 to 19 percent509,24517.6
20 to 24 percent399,69413.8
25 to 29 percent264,0159.1
30 to 34 percent164,5585.7
35 percent or more436,15915.1
Not computed24,4450.8
Specified renter-occupied units1,348,824100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20085,3466.3
$200 to $29989,4936.6
$300 to $499389,14428.9
$500 to $749454,74933.7
$750 to $999167,06412.4
$1,000 to $1,49965,2304.8
$1,500 or more19,8111.5
No cash rent77,9875.8
Median (dollars)531(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent259,38619.2
15 to 19 percent193,61214.4
20 to 24 percent165,62412.3
25 to 29 percent139,87710.4
30 to 34 percent93,2606.9
35 percent or more386,38428.6
Not computed110,6818.2
(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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