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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Housing Statistics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units661,958100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached53,3318.1
1-unit, attached398,11460.1
2 units54,0878.2
3 or 4 units45,1366.8
5 to 9 units24,9133.8
10 to 19 units14,2242.1
20 or more units71,14810.7
Mobile home8670.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.1380.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001,8330.3
1995 to 19985,4200.8
1990 to 19946,5761.0
1980 to 198921,9653.3
1970 to 197945,9406.9
1960 to 196981,14812.3
1940 to 1959222,87133.7
1939 or earlier276,20541.7
ROOMS
1 room20,2423.1
2 rooms39,1545.9
3 rooms85,60812.9
4 rooms78,17811.8
5 rooms91,53713.8
6 rooms185,12728.0
7 rooms86,44113.1
8 rooms43,0186.5
9 or more rooms32,6534.9
Median (rooms)5.6(X)
Occupied Housing Units590,071100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200098,29616.7
1995 to 1998146,08324.8
1990 to 199480,90413.7
1980 to 198990,14315.3
1970 to 197969,47211.8
1969 or earlier105,17317.8
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None210,86635.7
1248,08542.0
2106,08418.0
3 or more25,0364.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas469,59079.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9,0641.5
Electricity51,3368.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.54,9759.3
Coal or coke1480.0
Wood1700.0
Solar energy850.0
Other fuel2,5630.4
No fuel used2,1400.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities4,8770.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities5,0490.9
No telephone service14,8942.5
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units590,071100.0
1.00 or less558,43594.6
1.01 to 1.5018,7713.2
1.51 or more12,8652.2
Specified owner-occupied units315,437100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000121,09038.4
$50,000 to $99,999146,82046.5
$100,000 to $149,99930,4959.7
$150,000 to $199,9999,1372.9
$200,000 to $299,9994,3601.4
$300,000 to $499,9992,0360.6
$500,000 to $999,9991,1910.4
$1,000,000 or more3080.1
Median (dollars)59,700(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage175,71055.7
Less than $300
2,8530.9
$300 to $499
20,5806.5
$500 to $699
42,04613.3
$700 to $999
59,43118.8
$1,000 to $1,499
38,50612.2
$1,500 to $1,999
8,2772.6
$2,000 or more
4,0171.3
Median (dollars)
800(X)
Not mortgaged139,72744.3
Median (dollars)
297(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent123,75539.2
15 to 19 percent47,59315.1
20 to 24 percent35,21311.2
25 to 29 percent24,3537.7
30 to 34 percent16,0675.1
35 percent or more61,35119.4
Not computed7,1052.3
Specified renter-occupied units240,027100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20015,2306.3
$200 to $29910,8624.5
$300 to $49959,57824.8
$500 to $74991,88738.3
$750 to $99935,16414.7
$1,000 to $1,49914,0395.8
$1,500 or more4,0251.7
No cash rent9,2423.9
Median (dollars)569(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent38,64216.1
15 to 19 percent28,67511.9
20 to 24 percent26,27010.9
25 to 29 percent22,5449.4
30 to 34 percent15,6806.5
35 percent or more86,39836.0
Not computed21,8189.1
(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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