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Luzerne county pennsylvania dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units144,686100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached88,40361.1
1-unit, attached17,46812.1
2 units11,3967.9
3 or 4 units9,2876.4
5 to 9 units4,4253.1
10 to 19 units2,0671.4
20 or more units5,7164.0
Mobile home5,8554.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.690.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001,1970.8
1995 to 19983,6792.5
1990 to 19945,9054.1
1980 to 198910,1867.0
1970 to 197920,94614.5
1960 to 196912,0678.3
1940 to 195927,26918.8
1939 or earlier63,43743.8
ROOMS
1 room1,3080.9
2 rooms3,0912.1
3 rooms9,0606.3
4 rooms17,17111.9
5 rooms25,00217.3
6 rooms43,48730.1
7 rooms18,87413.0
8 rooms13,8799.6
9 or more rooms12,8148.9
Median (rooms)5.9(X)
Occupied Housing Units130,687100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200015,93312.2
1995 to 199825,42919.5
1990 to 199418,15513.9
1980 to 198922,58917.3
1970 to 197918,21313.9
1969 or earlier30,36823.2
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None16,87612.9
147,44036.3
246,41035.5
3 or more19,96115.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas60,03845.9
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4,2023.2
Electricity22,50017.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.37,78928.9
Coal or coke4,8303.7
Wood8740.7
Solar energy60.0
Other fuel2800.2
No fuel used1680.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities5830.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities4960.4
No telephone service1,4241.1
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units130,687100.0
1.00 or less129,61799.2
1.01 to 1.508350.6
1.51 or more2350.2
Specified owner-occupied units78,799100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00011,82815.0
$50,000 to $99,99939,55950.2
$100,000 to $149,99917,24821.9
$150,000 to $199,9996,0787.7
$200,000 to $299,9992,8533.6
$300,000 to $499,9999421.2
$500,000 to $999,9992330.3
$1,000,000 or more580.1
Median (dollars)84,800(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage42,61754.1
Less than $300
2040.3
$300 to $499
3,6834.7
$500 to $699
9,01211.4
$700 to $999
14,46118.4
$1,000 to $1,499
11,10614.1
$1,500 to $1,999
2,7363.5
$2,000 or more
1,4151.8
Median (dollars)
865(X)
Not mortgaged36,18245.9
Median (dollars)
303(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent31,34039.8
15 to 19 percent13,57717.2
20 to 24 percent10,03912.7
25 to 29 percent6,7328.5
30 to 34 percent4,3515.5
35 percent or more12,10915.4
Not computed6510.8
Specified renter-occupied units38,462100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2003,6249.4
$200 to $2993,89810.1
$300 to $49915,13039.3
$500 to $74910,29026.8
$750 to $9991,7164.5
$1,000 to $1,4993520.9
$1,500 or more580.2
No cash rent3,3948.8
Median (dollars)434(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,86920.5
15 to 19 percent5,41514.1
20 to 24 percent4,41411.5
25 to 29 percent4,15410.8
30 to 34 percent2,7227.1
35 percent or more9,82725.5
Not computed4,06110.6
(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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