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Housing Statistics

Forrest county mississippi dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units29,913100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached18,59762.2
1-unit, attached3571.2
2 units1,0383.5
3 or 4 units1,8126.1
5 to 9 units1,4835.0
10 to 19 units1,0613.5
20 or more units2,4678.2
Mobile home3,05010.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.480.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20007302.4
1995 to 19982,4368.1
1990 to 19941,7886.0
1980 to 19895,31517.8
1970 to 19797,17324.0
1960 to 19694,60915.4
1940 to 19595,79019.4
1939 or earlier2,0726.9
ROOMS
1 room4041.4
2 rooms1,4975.0
3 rooms3,52811.8
4 rooms5,17317.3
5 rooms6,96623.3
6 rooms5,86119.6
7 rooms3,46411.6
8 rooms1,7165.7
9 or more rooms1,3044.4
Median (rooms)5.1(X)
Occupied Housing Units27,183100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20007,20726.5
1995 to 19987,48127.5
1990 to 19943,97714.6
1980 to 19893,53413.0
1970 to 19792,5159.3
1969 or earlier2,4699.1
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,2298.2
110,80239.7
210,04837.0
3 or more4,10415.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas10,74039.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,0467.5
Electricity14,00151.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.580.2
Coal or coke50.0
Wood1620.6
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel300.1
No fuel used1410.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1510.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1240.5
No telephone service1,8446.8
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units27,183100.0
1.00 or less26,03695.8
1.01 to 1.507122.6
1.51 or more4351.6
Specified owner-occupied units12,876100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003,95430.7
$50,000 to $99,9995,82945.3
$100,000 to $149,9991,82914.2
$150,000 to $199,9997495.8
$200,000 to $299,9993883.0
$300,000 to $499,999830.6
$500,000 to $999,999320.2
$1,000,000 or more120.1
Median (dollars)69,100(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage7,86961.1
Less than $300
1901.5
$300 to $499
1,1458.9
$500 to $699
2,30017.9
$700 to $999
2,31718.0
$1,000 to $1,499
1,41411.0
$1,500 to $1,999
3732.9
$2,000 or more
1301.0
Median (dollars)
734(X)
Not mortgaged5,00738.9
Median (dollars)
239(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent5,33241.4
15 to 19 percent2,05816.0
20 to 24 percent1,46911.4
25 to 29 percent9217.2
30 to 34 percent5974.6
35 percent or more2,33818.2
Not computed1611.3
Specified renter-occupied units10,677100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2005405.1
$200 to $2999498.9
$300 to $4995,02147.0
$500 to $7492,76725.9
$750 to $9994083.8
$1,000 to $1,4991481.4
$1,500 or more170.2
No cash rent8277.7
Median (dollars)438(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,73516.2
15 to 19 percent1,30312.2
20 to 24 percent1,09110.2
25 to 29 percent8528.0
30 to 34 percent8317.8
35 percent or more3,50532.8
Not computed1,36012.7
(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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