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New castle county delaware dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units199,521100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached107,01553.6
1-unit, attached39,60919.9
2 units4,3942.2
3 or 4 units6,4913.3
5 to 9 units8,6534.3
10 to 19 units15,6347.8
20 or more units12,6466.3
Mobile home5,0722.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.70.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20004,1612.1
1995 to 199812,4386.2
1990 to 199416,2618.2
1980 to 198929,87915.0
1970 to 197929,94915.0
1960 to 196933,60516.8
1940 to 195949,03524.6
1939 or earlier24,19312.1
ROOMS
1 room2,3251.2
2 rooms6,1073.1
3 rooms15,3167.7
4 rooms21,91911.0
5 rooms29,59314.8
6 rooms37,82219.0
7 rooms30,50415.3
8 rooms28,69814.4
9 or more rooms27,23713.7
Median (rooms)6.1(X)
Occupied Housing Units188,935100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200034,51818.3
1995 to 199854,11828.6
1990 to 199430,31116.0
1980 to 198929,94115.8
1970 to 197917,3209.2
1969 or earlier22,72712.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None16,6848.8
165,30034.6
277,61741.1
3 or more29,33415.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas93,11049.3
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7,0583.7
Electricity42,20322.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.45,03923.8
Coal or coke360.0
Wood3290.2
Solar energy330.0
Other fuel7940.4
No fuel used3330.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities6050.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities7660.4
No telephone service1,9541.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units188,935100.0
1.00 or less183,67797.2
1.01 to 1.503,3141.8
1.51 or more1,9441.0
Specified owner-occupied units119,552100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0002,3071.9
$50,000 to $99,99926,16121.9
$100,000 to $149,99942,94735.9
$150,000 to $199,99924,56520.5
$200,000 to $299,99917,33114.5
$300,000 to $499,9994,8284.0
$500,000 to $999,9991,1981.0
$1,000,000 or more2150.2
Median (dollars)136,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage91,15976.3
Less than $300
3550.3
$300 to $499
2,4212.0
$500 to $699
6,8785.8
$700 to $999
22,09718.5
$1,000 to $1,499
36,44630.5
$1,500 to $1,999
15,38812.9
$2,000 or more
7,5746.3
Median (dollars)
1,160(X)
Not mortgaged28,39323.7
Median (dollars)
286(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent44,64737.3
15 to 19 percent23,18419.4
20 to 24 percent17,18214.4
25 to 29 percent11,5249.6
30 to 34 percent6,4685.4
35 percent or more15,88913.3
Not computed6580.6
Specified renter-occupied units56,223100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2003,0655.5
$200 to $2991,8783.3
$300 to $4995,4619.7
$500 to $74925,25744.9
$750 to $99912,74922.7
$1,000 to $1,4994,7728.5
$1,500 or more1,4502.6
No cash rent1,5912.8
Median (dollars)670(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent10,87419.3
15 to 19 percent8,92315.9
20 to 24 percent7,79013.9
25 to 29 percent5,96010.6
30 to 34 percent4,4818.0
35 percent or more15,61527.8
Not computed2,5804.6
(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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