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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Housing Statistics

Houston, Texas,

Number

Percent

Total housing units782,378100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached364,90546.6
1-unit, attached42,1055.4
2 units16,3232.1
3 or 4 units32,5344.2
5 to 9 units46,9996.0
10 to 19 units64,5508.3
20 or more units206,89626.4
Mobile home7,7031.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.3630.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200019,4012.5
1995 to 199835,9374.6
1990 to 199431,3104.0
1980 to 1989138,99017.8
1970 to 1979217,65827.8
1960 to 1969145,79118.6
1940 to 1959152,68119.5
1939 or earlier40,6105.2
ROOMS
1 room41,5055.3
2 rooms85,80911.0
3 rooms137,27417.5
4 rooms134,23617.2
5 rooms135,59517.3
6 rooms107,94613.8
7 rooms65,0698.3
8 rooms38,7004.9
9 or more rooms36,2444.6
Median (rooms)4.4(X)
Occupied Housing Units718,231100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000204,45128.5
1995 to 1998223,31131.1
1990 to 199498,94213.8
1980 to 198979,12011.0
1970 to 197958,8628.2
1969 or earlier53,5457.5
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None83,26311.6
1318,45044.3
2240,49033.5
3 or more76,02810.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas314,57443.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4,9090.7
Electricity391,61554.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2830.0
Coal or coke110.0
Wood2340.0
Solar energy3210.0
Other fuel3950.1
No fuel used5,8890.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities6,0110.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities5,2610.7
No telephone service23,5533.3
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units718,231100.0
1.00 or less605,84184.4
1.01 to 1.5046,6236.5
1.51 or more65,7679.2
Specified owner-occupied units295,534100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00067,51822.8
$50,000 to $99,999122,72141.5
$100,000 to $149,99943,85814.8
$150,000 to $199,99922,8807.7
$200,000 to $299,99920,2106.8
$300,000 to $499,99911,9404.0
$500,000 to $999,9994,9091.7
$1,000,000 or more1,4980.5
Median (dollars)79,300(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage185,61562.8
Less than $300
1,2330.4
$300 to $499
11,1933.8
$500 to $699
29,70210.1
$700 to $999
56,75519.2
$1,000 to $1,499
46,90915.9
$1,500 to $1,999
18,6496.3
$2,000 or more
21,1747.2
Median (dollars)
965(X)
Not mortgaged109,91937.2
Median (dollars)
334(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent123,21841.7
15 to 19 percent49,64116.8
20 to 24 percent35,46512.0
25 to 29 percent22,4407.6
30 to 34 percent13,9844.7
35 percent or more46,11215.6
Not computed4,6741.6
Specified renter-occupied units388,602100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2009,4192.4
$200 to $29910,2912.6
$300 to $499108,22827.9
$500 to $749163,16342.0
$750 to $99957,79114.9
$1,000 to $1,49923,6716.1
$1,500 or more6,7461.7
No cash rent9,2932.4
Median (dollars)575(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent77,42719.9
15 to 19 percent61,12915.7
20 to 24 percent53,49613.8
25 to 29 percent40,45910.4
30 to 34 percent28,4427.3
35 percent or more104,83627.0
Not computed22,8135.9
(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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