United States Housing Statistics

United States

     

    Number

    Percent

         
    Total housing units 115,904,641 100.0
    UNITS IN STRUCTURE
    1-unit, detached 69,865,957 60.3
    1-unit, attached 6,447,453 5.6
    2 units 4,995,350 4.3
    3 or 4 units 5,494,280 4.7
    5 to 9 units 5,414,988 4.7
    10 to 19 units 4,636,717 4.0
    20 or more units 10,008,058 8.6
    Mobile home 8,779,228 7.6
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 262,610 0.2
         
    YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
    1999 to March 2000 2,755,075 2.4
    1995 to 1998 8,478,975 7.3
    1990 to 1994 8,467,008 7.3
    1980 to 1989 18,326,847 15.8
    1970 to 1979 21,438,863 18.5
    1960 to 1969 15,911,903 13.7
    1940 to 1959 23,145,917 20.0
    1939 or earlier 17,380,053 15.0
         
    ROOMS
    1 room 2,551,061 2.2
    2 rooms 5,578,182 4.8
    3 rooms 11,405,588 9.8
    4 rooms 18,514,383 16.0
    5 rooms 24,214,071 20.9
    6 rooms 21,385,794 18.5
    7 rooms 13,981,917 12.1
    8 rooms 9,343,740 8.1
    9 or more rooms 8,929,905 7.7
    Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)
         
    Occupied Housing Units 105,480,101 100.0
    YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
    1999 to March 2000 21,041,090 19.9
    1995 to 1998 30,479,848 28.9
    1990 to 1994 16,948,257 16.1
    1980 to 1989 16,429,173 15.6
    1970 to 1979 10,399,015 9.9
    1969 or earlier 10,182,718 9.7
         
    VEHICLES AVAILABLE
    None 10,861,067 10.3
    1 36,123,613 34.2
    2 40,461,920 38.4
    3 or more 18,033,501 17.1
         
    HOUSE HEATING FUEL
    Utility gas 54,027,880 51.2
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas 6,880,185 6.5
    Electricity 32,010,401 30.3
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 9,457,850 9.0
    Coal or coke 142,876 0.1
    Wood 1,769,781 1.7
    Solar energy 47,069 0.0
    Other fuel 412,553 0.4
    No fuel used 731,506 0.7
         
    SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
    Lacking complete plumbing facilities 670,986 0.6
    Lacking complete kitchen facilities 715,535 0.7
    No telephone service 2,570,705 2.4
         
    OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
    Occupied housing units 105,480,101 100.0
    1.00 or less 99,422,211 94.3
    1.01 to 1.50 3,184,768 3.0
    1.51 or more 2,873,122 2.7
         
    Specified owner-occupied units 55,212,108 100.0
    VALUE
    Less than $50,000 5,457,817 9.9
    $50,000 to $99,999 16,778,971 30.4
    $100,000 to $149,999 13,110,384 23.7
    $150,000 to $199,999 8,075,904 14.6
    $200,000 to $299,999 6,583,049 11.9
    $300,000 to $499,999 3,584,108 6.5
    $500,000 to $999,999 1,308,116 2.4
    $1,000,000 or more 313,759 0.6
    Median (dollars) 119,600 (X)
         
    MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
    With a mortgage 38,663,887 70.0
    Less than $300
    255,243 0.5
    $300 to $499
    2,149,992 3.9
    $500 to $699
    4,943,283 9.0
    $700 to $999
    9,612,512 17.4
    $1,000 to $1,499
    11,679,988 21.2
    $1,500 to $1,999
    5,555,203 10.1
    $2,000 or more
    4,467,666 8.1
    Median (dollars)
    1,088 (X)
    Not mortgaged 16,548,221 30.0
    Median (dollars)
    295 (X)
         
    SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
    OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
    Less than 15 percent 20,165,963 36.5
    15 to 19 percent 9,661,469 17.5
    20 to 24 percent 7,688,019 13.9
    25 to 29 percent 5,210,523 9.4
    30 to 34 percent 3,325,083 6.0
    35 percent or more 8,719,648 15.8
    Not computed 441,403 0.8
         
    Specified renter-occupied units 35,199,502 100.0
    GROSS RENT
    Less than $200 1,844,181 5.2
    $200 to $299 1,818,764 5.2
    $300 to $499 7,739,515 22.0
    $500 to $749 11,860,298 33.7
    $750 to $999 6,045,173 17.2
    $1,000 to $1,499 3,054,099 8.7
    $1,500 or more 1,024,296 2.9
    No cash rent 1,813,176 5.2
    Median (dollars) 602 (X)
         
    GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
    Less than 15 percent 6,370,263 18.1
    15 to 19 percent 5,037,981 14.3
    20 to 24 percent 4,498,604 12.8
    25 to 29 percent 3,666,233 10.4
    30 to 34 percent 2,585,327 7.3
    35 percent or more 10,383,959 29.5
    Not computed 2,657,135 7.5
    (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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