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Suffolk county massachusetts dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units292,520100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached39,09713.4
1-unit, attached14,0274.8
2 units46,67416.0
3 or 4 units73,73125.2
5 to 9 units32,06811.0
10 to 19 units25,7738.8
20 or more units60,57420.7
Mobile home5310.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.450.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001,3360.5
1995 to 19983,6391.2
1990 to 19945,1261.8
1980 to 198918,9126.5
1970 to 197925,5188.7
1960 to 196929,40710.1
1940 to 195957,05219.5
1939 or earlier151,53051.8
ROOMS
1 room18,7506.4
2 rooms31,95610.9
3 rooms51,40617.6
4 rooms53,23318.2
5 rooms57,57219.7
6 rooms37,66512.9
7 rooms17,0765.8
8 rooms9,3823.2
9 or more rooms15,4805.3
Median (rooms)4.3(X)
Occupied Housing Units278,722100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200064,32323.1
1995 to 199892,22233.1
1990 to 199440,54814.5
1980 to 198935,13012.6
1970 to 197920,3377.3
1969 or earlier26,1629.4
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None92,57933.2
1124,62844.7
249,36617.7
3 or more12,1494.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas133,24647.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7,6442.7
Electricity56,46220.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.76,34427.4
Coal or coke700.0
Wood170.0
Solar energy430.0
Other fuel2,6430.9
No fuel used2,2530.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities3,1991.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities3,2311.2
No telephone service4,4431.6
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units278,722100.0
1.00 or less258,19492.6
1.01 to 1.5011,1014.0
1.51 or more9,4273.4
Specified owner-occupied units39,357100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003791.0
$50,000 to $99,9992,0395.2
$100,000 to $149,9998,47721.5
$150,000 to $199,99911,70729.7
$200,000 to $299,99910,97927.9
$300,000 to $499,9994,20810.7
$500,000 to $999,9999752.5
$1,000,000 or more5931.5
Median (dollars)187,300(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage26,83568.2
Less than $300
210.1
$300 to $499
3420.9
$500 to $699
1,2613.2
$700 to $999
3,9169.9
$1,000 to $1,499
10,83827.5
$1,500 to $1,999
6,40216.3
$2,000 or more
4,05510.3
Median (dollars)
1,364(X)
Not mortgaged12,52231.8
Median (dollars)
413(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent12,86632.7
15 to 19 percent6,75417.2
20 to 24 percent5,19413.2
25 to 29 percent3,6689.3
30 to 34 percent2,3746.0
35 percent or more8,06220.5
Not computed4391.1
Specified renter-occupied units183,964100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20016,4759.0
$200 to $29911,5486.3
$300 to $49916,5499.0
$500 to $74937,74620.5
$750 to $99945,65024.8
$1,000 to $1,49937,49220.4
$1,500 or more14,9788.1
No cash rent3,5261.9
Median (dollars)791(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent31,30517.0
15 to 19 percent22,91112.5
20 to 24 percent21,65811.8
25 to 29 percent21,76811.8
30 to 34 percent15,0538.2
35 percent or more58,97132.1
Not computed12,2986.7
(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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