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Somerset county pennsylvania dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units37,163100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached25,83869.5
1-unit, attached1,8495.0
2 units1,5264.1
3 or 4 units9402.5
5 to 9 units1,0002.7
10 to 19 units4061.1
20 or more units5451.5
Mobile home4,98113.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.780.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20003851.0
1995 to 19981,6234.4
1990 to 19941,7304.7
1980 to 19893,73110.0
1970 to 19796,01316.2
1960 to 19693,6569.8
1940 to 19597,45320.1
1939 or earlier12,57233.8
ROOMS
1 room2220.6
2 rooms4971.3
3 rooms1,8905.1
4 rooms5,76815.5
5 rooms8,56723.1
6 rooms8,38122.6
7 rooms5,01913.5
8 rooms3,78810.2
9 or more rooms3,0318.2
Median (rooms)5.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units31,222100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20003,22810.3
1995 to 19986,35720.4
1990 to 19944,33613.9
1980 to 19895,71918.3
1970 to 19794,74115.2
1969 or earlier6,84121.9
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,5948.3
110,48933.6
212,27939.3
3 or more5,86018.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas5,27216.9
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,0553.4
Electricity4,01312.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.15,97051.1
Coal or coke3,70311.9
Wood1,0043.2
Solar energy60.0
Other fuel1450.5
No fuel used540.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1640.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2290.7
No telephone service6362.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units31,222100.0
1.00 or less30,83698.8
1.01 to 1.503111.0
1.51 or more750.2
Specified owner-occupied units17,326100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0004,69827.1
$50,000 to $99,9998,90451.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,48214.3
$150,000 to $199,9997224.2
$200,000 to $299,9994282.5
$300,000 to $499,999630.4
$500,000 to $999,999210.1
$1,000,000 or more80.0
Median (dollars)70,200(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage8,40748.5
Less than $300
1010.6
$300 to $499
1,3447.8
$500 to $699
2,27713.1
$700 to $999
2,75715.9
$1,000 to $1,499
1,5278.8
$1,500 to $1,999
3121.8
$2,000 or more
890.5
Median (dollars)
738(X)
Not mortgaged8,91951.5
Median (dollars)
246(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,86745.4
15 to 19 percent2,80016.2
20 to 24 percent2,10812.2
25 to 29 percent1,1926.9
30 to 34 percent9165.3
35 percent or more2,29413.2
Not computed1490.9
Specified renter-occupied units6,504100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2005528.5
$200 to $2991,08916.7
$300 to $4993,00946.3
$500 to $74978412.1
$750 to $9991041.6
$1,000 to $1,499410.6
$1,500 or more290.4
No cash rent89613.8
Median (dollars)366(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,39221.4
15 to 19 percent86713.3
20 to 24 percent77111.9
25 to 29 percent5879.0
30 to 34 percent3976.1
35 percent or more1,51323.3
Not computed97715.0
(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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