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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Housing Statistics

Washington

Number

Percent

Total housing units2,451,075100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached1,527,86762.3
1-unit, attached75,8073.1
2 units68,8362.8
3 or 4 units92,2433.8
5 to 9 units112,0314.6
10 to 19 units125,0875.1
20 or more units228,7209.3
Mobile home207,8618.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.12,6230.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200063,2402.6
1995 to 1998222,9599.1
1990 to 1994244,67010.0
1980 to 1989397,16716.2
1970 to 1979496,08820.2
1960 to 1969305,31812.5
1940 to 1959414,55516.9
1939 or earlier307,07812.5
ROOMS
1 room72,3233.0
2 rooms143,3475.8
3 rooms249,71510.2
4 rooms378,80815.5
5 rooms431,97817.6
6 rooms400,75816.4
7 rooms310,64512.7
8 rooms219,7269.0
9 or more rooms243,7759.9
Median (rooms)5.4(X)
Occupied Housing Units2,271,398100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000531,06423.4
1995 to 1998699,39530.8
1990 to 1994377,28716.6
1980 to 1989332,14614.6
1970 to 1979184,9748.1
1969 or earlier146,5326.5
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None168,3767.4
1720,92231.7
2894,01139.4
3 or more488,08921.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas746,88732.9
Bottled, tank, or LP gas69,5913.1
Electricity1,202,17752.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.126,7405.6
Coal or coke4780.0
Wood106,9684.7
Solar energy3740.0
Other fuel13,8510.6
No fuel used4,3320.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities12,4570.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities16,1730.7
No telephone service31,1101.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units2,271,398100.0
1.00 or less2,155,96994.9
1.01 to 1.5061,7472.7
1.51 or more53,6822.4
Specified owner-occupied units1,157,462100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00019,0621.6
$50,000 to $99,999155,14013.4
$100,000 to $149,999296,81825.6
$150,000 to $199,999265,10422.9
$200,000 to $299,999247,28421.4
$300,000 to $499,999128,14711.1
$500,000 to $999,99938,5233.3
$1,000,000 or more7,3840.6
Median (dollars)168,300(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage872,30775.4
Less than $300
2,7360.2
$300 to $499
21,5961.9
$500 to $699
60,1365.2
$700 to $999
170,29614.7
$1,000 to $1,499
323,48427.9
$1,500 to $1,999
177,39015.3
$2,000 or more
116,66910.1
Median (dollars)
1,268(X)
Not mortgaged285,15524.6
Median (dollars)
338(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent351,19430.3
15 to 19 percent191,73816.6
20 to 24 percent177,08715.3
25 to 29 percent132,29711.4
30 to 34 percent88,4607.6
35 percent or more209,94518.1
Not computed6,7410.6
Specified renter-occupied units795,523100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20031,1803.9
$200 to $29926,8503.4
$300 to $499130,78816.4
$500 to $749289,89236.4
$750 to $999171,78721.6
$1,000 to $1,49987,19911.0
$1,500 or more24,2523.0
No cash rent33,5754.2
Median (dollars)663(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent120,22115.1
15 to 19 percent115,55514.5
20 to 24 percent110,71913.9
25 to 29 percent91,27111.5
30 to 34 percent66,1148.3
35 percent or more244,94230.8
Not computed46,7015.9
(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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