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Mercer county west virginia dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units30,143100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached19,44264.5
1-unit, attached4261.4
2 units6592.2
3 or 4 units8642.9
5 to 9 units6792.3
10 to 19 units6272.1
20 or more units5501.8
Mobile home6,83222.7
Boat, RV, van, etc.640.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20004231.4
1995 to 19982,2407.4
1990 to 19941,8096.0
1980 to 19894,13013.7
1970 to 19795,81219.3
1960 to 19693,09710.3
1940 to 19597,04423.4
1939 or earlier5,58818.5
ROOMS
1 room2210.7
2 rooms4461.5
3 rooms1,4374.8
4 rooms5,80019.2
5 rooms7,33624.3
6 rooms6,29820.9
7 rooms4,24314.1
8 rooms2,4908.3
9 or more rooms1,8726.2
Median (rooms)5.5(X)
Occupied Housing Units26,509100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20003,76914.2
1995 to 19986,64325.1
1990 to 19944,20015.8
1980 to 19894,52917.1
1970 to 19793,23112.2
1969 or earlier4,13715.6
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None3,00911.4
19,96937.6
29,76236.8
3 or more3,76914.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas7,27427.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,2354.7
Electricity13,45650.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,4309.2
Coal or coke6472.4
Wood1,3955.3
Solar energy180.1
Other fuel210.1
No fuel used330.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2130.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1760.7
No telephone service1,5996.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units26,509100.0
1.00 or less26,21898.9
1.01 to 1.502330.9
1.51 or more580.2
Specified owner-occupied units13,775100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0004,61633.5
$50,000 to $99,9996,46646.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,67312.1
$150,000 to $199,9996604.8
$200,000 to $299,9992291.7
$300,000 to $499,9991100.8
$500,000 to $999,99990.1
$1,000,000 or more120.1
Median (dollars)63,900(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage6,23745.3
Less than $300
1981.4
$300 to $499
1,43910.4
$500 to $699
2,01814.6
$700 to $999
1,55911.3
$1,000 to $1,499
7815.7
$1,500 to $1,999
1531.1
$2,000 or more
890.6
Median (dollars)
639(X)
Not mortgaged7,53854.7
Median (dollars)
196(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,43153.9
15 to 19 percent2,17015.8
20 to 24 percent1,1688.5
25 to 29 percent7325.3
30 to 34 percent5163.7
35 percent or more1,60211.6
Not computed1561.1
Specified renter-occupied units5,981100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2005138.6
$200 to $2991,03917.4
$300 to $4992,48341.5
$500 to $74990515.1
$750 to $999821.4
$1,000 to $1,499300.5
$1,500 or more60.1
No cash rent92315.4
Median (dollars)372(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,03317.3
15 to 19 percent62410.4
20 to 24 percent5929.9
25 to 29 percent5308.9
30 to 34 percent2934.9
35 percent or more1,83630.7
Not computed1,07317.9
(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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