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Somerset County, New Jersey Housing Statistics

Somerset county new jersey dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units112,023100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached67,83060.6
1-unit, attached16,24314.5
2 units6,5335.8
3 or 4 units4,9344.4
5 to 9 units5,5194.9
10 to 19 units5,5314.9
20 or more units5,1974.6
Mobile home2170.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.190.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20003,0102.7
1995 to 199810,2549.2
1990 to 199410,4789.4
1980 to 198922,59720.2
1970 to 197912,95311.6
1960 to 196917,01415.2
1940 to 195921,81919.5
1939 or earlier13,89812.4
ROOMS
1 room1,1571.0
2 rooms2,4722.2
3 rooms7,6726.8
4 rooms12,83111.5
5 rooms16,86215.1
6 rooms17,61315.7
7 rooms15,82814.1
8 rooms17,77915.9
9 or more rooms19,80917.7
Median (rooms)6.4(X)
Occupied Housing Units108,984100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200017,74416.3
1995 to 199833,74431.0
1990 to 199419,26817.7
1980 to 198917,10115.7
1970 to 19799,0908.3
1969 or earlier12,03711.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None5,4685.0
131,52628.9
251,47847.2
3 or more20,51218.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas83,71676.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,1171.0
Electricity8,4407.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.15,03013.8
Coal or coke400.0
Wood1670.2
Solar energy270.0
Other fuel3060.3
No fuel used1410.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities3510.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities4260.4
No telephone service7270.7
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units108,984100.0
1.00 or less105,11596.4
1.01 to 1.502,1832.0
1.51 or more1,6861.5
Specified owner-occupied units73,363100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003460.5
$50,000 to $99,9991,6762.3
$100,000 to $149,99912,34416.8
$150,000 to $199,99915,28120.8
$200,000 to $299,99918,83625.7
$300,000 to $499,99917,16223.4
$500,000 to $999,9996,6479.1
$1,000,000 or more1,0711.5
Median (dollars)235,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage57,35378.2
Less than $300
80.0
$300 to $499
1440.2
$500 to $699
8401.1
$700 to $999
3,4864.8
$1,000 to $1,499
13,67518.6
$1,500 to $1,999
15,57721.2
$2,000 or more
23,62332.2
Median (dollars)
1,832(X)
Not mortgaged16,01021.8
Median (dollars)
620(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent20,11227.4
15 to 19 percent13,70618.7
20 to 24 percent12,01416.4
25 to 29 percent8,25411.3
30 to 34 percent5,5467.6
35 percent or more13,44718.3
Not computed2840.4
Specified renter-occupied units24,433100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2003111.3
$200 to $2993081.3
$300 to $4998243.4
$500 to $7493,89916.0
$750 to $9999,62539.4
$1,000 to $1,4995,77523.6
$1,500 or more2,66010.9
No cash rent1,0314.2
Median (dollars)898(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent4,79119.6
15 to 19 percent4,23517.3
20 to 24 percent3,37113.8
25 to 29 percent2,46010.1
30 to 34 percent1,9017.8
35 percent or more6,27525.7
Not computed1,4005.7
(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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