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Harris County, Texas Housing Statistics

Harris county texas dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units1,298,130100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached722,68355.7
1-unit, attached53,9874.2
2 units19,7131.5
3 or 4 units44,8403.5
5 to 9 units65,5915.1
10 to 19 units89,5396.9
20 or more units261,56420.1
Mobile home39,0113.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.1,2020.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200039,7343.1
1995 to 199889,5836.9
1990 to 199480,5016.2
1980 to 1989289,43522.3
1970 to 1979355,10027.4
1960 to 1969195,26715.0
1940 to 1959200,54615.4
1939 or earlier47,9643.7
ROOMS
1 room50,6333.9
2 rooms111,4168.6
3 rooms195,98715.1
4 rooms195,29815.0
5 rooms229,74217.7
6 rooms203,21515.7
7 rooms130,91610.1
8 rooms89,3166.9
9 or more rooms91,6077.1
Median (rooms)4.9(X)
Occupied Housing Units1,205,516100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000321,63126.7
1995 to 1998381,08931.6
1990 to 1994182,66815.2
1980 to 1989152,53212.7
1970 to 197995,8037.9
1969 or earlier71,7936.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None104,4048.7
1469,52538.9
2467,46738.8
3 or more164,12013.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas573,19847.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas13,4721.1
Electricity609,16450.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5060.0
Coal or coke370.0
Wood5160.0
Solar energy3890.0
Other fuel6770.1
No fuel used7,5570.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities8,4050.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities7,2980.6
No telephone service32,4632.7
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units1,205,516100.0
1.00 or less1,048,47787.0
1.01 to 1.5068,9465.7
1.51 or more88,0937.3
Specified owner-occupied units599,208100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00095,58916.0
$50,000 to $99,999263,16743.9
$100,000 to $149,999115,01419.2
$150,000 to $199,99955,0139.2
$200,000 to $299,99936,7036.1
$300,000 to $499,99921,1283.5
$500,000 to $999,9999,8591.6
$1,000,000 or more2,7350.5
Median (dollars)87,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage422,13470.4
Less than $300
1,4940.2
$300 to $499
16,0352.7
$500 to $699
50,1048.4
$700 to $999
129,54621.6
$1,000 to $1,499
130,60721.8
$1,500 to $1,999
50,7858.5
$2,000 or more
43,5637.3
Median (dollars)
1,043(X)
Not mortgaged177,07429.6
Median (dollars)
355(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent236,64639.5
15 to 19 percent113,22018.9
20 to 24 percent79,62913.3
25 to 29 percent49,1848.2
30 to 34 percent29,1004.9
35 percent or more84,44214.1
Not computed6,9871.2
Specified renter-occupied units537,565100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20012,3782.3
$200 to $29912,8572.4
$300 to $499137,49225.6
$500 to $749229,20142.6
$750 to $99987,47716.3
$1,000 to $1,49935,2596.6
$1,500 or more8,9731.7
No cash rent13,9282.6
Median (dollars)590(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent108,15020.1
15 to 19 percent88,31516.4
20 to 24 percent75,31014.0
25 to 29 percent56,00410.4
30 to 34 percent38,4637.2
35 percent or more140,78726.2
Not computed30,5365.7
(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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