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Dorchester county maryland dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units14,681100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached10,68972.8
1-unit, attached2641.8
2 units8015.5
3 or 4 units4863.3
5 to 9 units5313.6
10 to 19 units1380.9
20 or more units2531.7
Mobile home1,51710.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.20.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002551.7
1995 to 19987184.9
1990 to 19949796.7
1980 to 19891,86412.7
1970 to 19792,04814.0
1960 to 19691,73411.8
1940 to 19593,61524.6
1939 or earlier3,46823.6
ROOMS
1 room360.2
2 rooms2041.4
3 rooms8365.7
4 rooms2,55717.4
5 rooms3,26622.2
6 rooms3,56524.3
7 rooms1,89412.9
8 rooms1,2218.3
9 or more rooms1,1027.5
Median (rooms)5.6(X)
Occupied Housing Units12,706100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20001,76213.9
1995 to 19983,15424.8
1990 to 19941,90515.0
1980 to 19892,20117.3
1970 to 19791,50011.8
1969 or earlier2,18417.2
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None1,51912.0
14,18933.0
24,85938.2
3 or more2,13916.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas1,40311.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,50611.9
Electricity4,43334.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5,05939.8
Coal or coke250.2
Wood1681.3
Solar energy160.1
Other fuel650.5
No fuel used310.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1651.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1080.8
No telephone service5604.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units12,706100.0
1.00 or less12,45998.1
1.01 to 1.501991.6
1.51 or more480.4
Specified owner-occupied units6,778100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00076511.3
$50,000 to $99,9993,00244.3
$100,000 to $149,9991,70425.1
$150,000 to $199,9996409.4
$200,000 to $299,9993775.6
$300,000 to $499,9991902.8
$500,000 to $999,999661.0
$1,000,000 or more340.5
Median (dollars)92,300(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage3,95658.4
Less than $300
340.5
$300 to $499
2603.8
$500 to $699
70210.4
$700 to $999
1,41420.9
$1,000 to $1,499
1,15117.0
$1,500 to $1,999
2673.9
$2,000 or more
1281.9
Median (dollars)
897(X)
Not mortgaged2,82241.6
Median (dollars)
267(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent2,60538.4
15 to 19 percent1,13516.7
20 to 24 percent87612.9
25 to 29 percent5167.6
30 to 34 percent3865.7
35 percent or more1,19317.6
Not computed671.0
Specified renter-occupied units3,669100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20039010.6
$200 to $29937410.2
$300 to $4991,28335.0
$500 to $7491,10030.0
$750 to $9991835.0
$1,000 to $1,499340.9
$1,500 or more00.0
No cash rent3058.3
Median (dollars)456(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent72819.8
15 to 19 percent52914.4
20 to 24 percent47512.9
25 to 29 percent3118.5
30 to 34 percent2105.7
35 percent or more1,02928.0
Not computed38710.5
(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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