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Housing Statistics

Berks county pennsylvania dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units150,222100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached81,58154.3
1-unit, attached34,82223.2
2 units6,5874.4
3 or 4 units7,8135.2
5 to 9 units4,8933.3
10 to 19 units3,3502.2
20 or more units5,4463.6
Mobile home5,6503.8
Boat, RV, van, etc.800.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002,6391.8
1995 to 19987,6745.1
1990 to 199410,3106.9
1980 to 198916,83411.2
1970 to 197919,08912.7
1960 to 196914,9229.9
1940 to 195929,82919.9
1939 or earlier48,92532.6
ROOMS
1 room1,7701.2
2 rooms3,4882.3
3 rooms10,5737.0
4 rooms17,25711.5
5 rooms25,18516.8
6 rooms31,98221.3
7 rooms24,26016.1
8 rooms20,09613.4
9 or more rooms15,61110.4
Median (rooms)6.0(X)
Occupied Housing Units141,570100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200021,59515.3
1995 to 199834,98424.7
1990 to 199423,02116.3
1980 to 198924,59517.4
1970 to 197915,30410.8
1969 or earlier22,07115.6
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None15,04310.6
143,49930.7
256,87540.2
3 or more26,15318.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas45,79332.3
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4,7123.3
Electricity22,86816.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.63,28144.7
Coal or coke1,8971.3
Wood1,8861.3
Solar energy280.0
Other fuel6460.5
No fuel used4590.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities8810.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities9010.6
No telephone service1,8161.3
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units141,570100.0
1.00 or less138,29397.7
1.01 to 1.501,9481.4
1.51 or more1,3290.9
Specified owner-occupied units90,295100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0009,78510.8
$50,000 to $99,99931,99235.4
$100,000 to $149,99930,21133.5
$150,000 to $199,99911,65512.9
$200,000 to $299,9994,8785.4
$300,000 to $499,9991,4101.6
$500,000 to $999,9993320.4
$1,000,000 or more320.0
Median (dollars)104,900(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage58,90665.2
Less than $300
1550.2
$300 to $499
2,2562.5
$500 to $699
7,2818.1
$700 to $999
17,04518.9
$1,000 to $1,499
21,71424.0
$1,500 to $1,999
7,4418.2
$2,000 or more
3,0143.3
Median (dollars)
1,051(X)
Not mortgaged31,38934.8
Median (dollars)
342(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent32,57536.1
15 to 19 percent17,25619.1
20 to 24 percent13,35014.8
25 to 29 percent8,4599.4
30 to 34 percent5,2905.9
35 percent or more12,74614.1
Not computed6190.7
Specified renter-occupied units35,945100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,9925.5
$200 to $2991,8425.1
$300 to $49910,55429.4
$500 to $74913,94838.8
$750 to $9994,43712.3
$1,000 to $1,4991,0152.8
$1,500 or more3741.0
No cash rent1,7835.0
Median (dollars)545(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent6,71618.7
15 to 19 percent5,95416.6
20 to 24 percent4,70813.1
25 to 29 percent3,73410.4
30 to 34 percent2,7187.6
35 percent or more9,55926.6
Not computed2,5567.1
(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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