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Mercer County, New Jersey Housing Statistics

Mercer county new jersey dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units133,280100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached65,93349.5
1-unit, attached28,27121.2
2 units7,8485.9
3 or 4 units5,4374.1
5 to 9 units6,0054.5
10 to 19 units8,9216.7
20 or more units10,4557.8
Mobile home3910.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.190.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001,7551.3
1995 to 19985,4824.1
1990 to 19946,3694.8
1980 to 198916,55112.4
1970 to 197916,63012.5
1960 to 196920,19415.2
1940 to 195934,94126.2
1939 or earlier31,35823.5
ROOMS
1 room2,3021.7
2 rooms4,3573.3
3 rooms13,2209.9
4 rooms17,79013.3
5 rooms20,17515.1
6 rooms24,24118.2
7 rooms19,11314.3
8 rooms16,35512.3
9 or more rooms15,72711.8
Median (rooms)5.9(X)
Occupied Housing Units125,807100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200020,39116.2
1995 to 199834,30827.3
1990 to 199420,22816.1
1980 to 198920,13016.0
1970 to 197912,71110.1
1969 or earlier18,03914.3
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None14,67511.7
143,02834.2
249,74739.5
3 or more18,35714.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas87,90269.9
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,6811.3
Electricity11,6259.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.23,42518.6
Coal or coke220.0
Wood1310.1
Solar energy270.0
Other fuel6260.5
No fuel used3680.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities5890.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities4230.3
No telephone service2,5332.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units125,807100.0
1.00 or less120,83396.0
1.01 to 1.502,7152.2
1.51 or more2,2591.8
Specified owner-occupied units76,366100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003,1954.2
$50,000 to $99,99915,89620.8
$100,000 to $149,99920,20126.5
$150,000 to $199,99912,97017.0
$200,000 to $299,99912,49816.4
$300,000 to $499,9998,18410.7
$500,000 to $999,9992,8453.7
$1,000,000 or more5770.8
Median (dollars)147,400(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage53,77570.4
Less than $300
180.0
$300 to $499
4330.6
$500 to $699
2,1632.8
$700 to $999
7,0009.2
$1,000 to $1,499
17,44322.8
$1,500 to $1,999
12,35616.2
$2,000 or more
14,36218.8
Median (dollars)
1,495(X)
Not mortgaged22,59129.6
Median (dollars)
547(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent22,59129.6
15 to 19 percent13,65917.9
20 to 24 percent12,15515.9
25 to 29 percent8,35910.9
30 to 34 percent5,0676.6
35 percent or more14,11318.5
Not computed4220.6
Specified renter-occupied units41,343100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2002,2865.5
$200 to $2991,4643.5
$300 to $4993,8299.3
$500 to $74914,07734.0
$750 to $99911,14827.0
$1,000 to $1,4995,24712.7
$1,500 or more1,7884.3
No cash rent1,5043.6
Median (dollars)727(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,30117.7
15 to 19 percent6,26115.1
20 to 24 percent5,89614.3
25 to 29 percent4,41310.7
30 to 34 percent3,2437.8
35 percent or more11,62428.1
Not computed2,6056.3
(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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