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Essex county new jersey dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






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Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units301,011100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached103,18334.3
1-unit, attached11,8483.9
2 units43,84714.6
3 or 4 units48,23516.0
5 to 9 units19,1466.4
10 to 19 units16,5095.5
20 or more units57,98719.3
Mobile home2210.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.350.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002,2120.7
1995 to 19986,0372.0
1990 to 19946,1772.1
1980 to 198916,3455.4
1970 to 197926,4718.8
1960 to 196945,00114.9
1940 to 1959104,22634.6
1939 or earlier94,54231.4
ROOMS
1 room10,7423.6
2 rooms18,7866.2
3 rooms48,50816.1
4 rooms48,57016.1
5 rooms54,33318.1
6 rooms39,48013.1
7 rooms28,5139.5
8 rooms21,9347.3
9 or more rooms30,14510.0
Median (rooms)4.9(X)
Occupied Housing Units283,736100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200051,19118.0
1995 to 199882,13028.9
1990 to 199445,42716.0
1980 to 198944,37015.6
1970 to 197928,93710.2
1969 or earlier31,68111.2
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None72,02425.4
1105,32737.1
279,47228.0
3 or more26,9139.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas182,90864.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas8,6123.0
Electricity27,8219.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.60,05621.2
Coal or coke1500.1
Wood620.0
Solar energy1000.0
Other fuel2,3150.8
No fuel used1,7120.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2,6510.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2,7731.0
No telephone service12,3874.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units283,736100.0
1.00 or less261,46892.2
1.01 to 1.5013,2514.7
1.51 or more9,0173.2
Specified owner-occupied units95,765100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0001,2431.3
$50,000 to $99,9996,5246.8
$100,000 to $149,99916,85317.6
$150,000 to $199,99920,77621.7
$200,000 to $299,99925,23726.4
$300,000 to $499,99916,53017.3
$500,000 to $999,9996,9417.2
$1,000,000 or more1,6611.7
Median (dollars)208,400(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage68,86371.9
Less than $300
50.0
$300 to $499
1560.2
$500 to $699
8200.9
$700 to $999
4,0624.2
$1,000 to $1,499
15,03715.7
$1,500 to $1,999
19,62520.5
$2,000 or more
29,15830.4
Median (dollars)
1,861(X)
Not mortgaged26,90228.1
Median (dollars)
758(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent25,46926.6
15 to 19 percent15,20015.9
20 to 24 percent13,74214.3
25 to 29 percent10,72611.2
30 to 34 percent7,5227.9
35 percent or more22,36023.3
Not computed7460.8
Specified renter-occupied units154,124100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20013,2388.6
$200 to $2996,6644.3
$300 to $49917,16811.1
$500 to $74957,82137.5
$750 to $99938,97525.3
$1,000 to $1,49914,2559.2
$1,500 or more2,9681.9
No cash rent3,0352.0
Median (dollars)675(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent30,10719.5
15 to 19 percent20,68013.4
20 to 24 percent17,95611.7
25 to 29 percent15,84310.3
30 to 34 percent12,0487.8
35 percent or more49,02731.8
Not computed8,4635.5
(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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