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Watauga county north carolina dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units23,155100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached15,30266.1
1-unit, attached5852.5
2 units7893.4
3 or 4 units8943.9
5 to 9 units9704.2
10 to 19 units1,0964.7
20 or more units1,0904.7
Mobile home2,41510.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.140.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20007933.4
1995 to 19982,50310.8
1990 to 19942,36410.2
1980 to 19895,27522.8
1970 to 19795,29322.9
1960 to 19692,87612.4
1940 to 19592,69911.7
1939 or earlier1,3525.8
ROOMS
1 room1720.7
2 rooms9594.1
3 rooms2,35710.2
4 rooms4,33018.7
5 rooms5,33523.0
6 rooms4,32918.7
7 rooms2,48810.7
8 rooms1,6937.3
9 or more rooms1,4926.4
Median (rooms)5.2(X)
Occupied Housing Units16,540100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20004,27525.8
1995 to 19984,53127.4
1990 to 19942,11812.8
1980 to 19892,43214.7
1970 to 19791,5139.1
1969 or earlier1,67110.1
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None9275.6
15,34132.3
26,51039.4
3 or more3,76222.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas1761.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,52715.3
Electricity5,78435.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.6,99042.3
Coal or coke270.2
Wood9015.4
Solar energy70.0
Other fuel580.4
No fuel used700.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities940.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities660.4
No telephone service3071.9
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units16,540100.0
1.00 or less16,28898.5
1.01 to 1.501981.2
1.51 or more540.3
Specified owner-occupied units7,221100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003294.6
$50,000 to $99,9991,78424.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,94026.9
$150,000 to $199,9991,42619.7
$200,000 to $299,9991,08815.1
$300,000 to $499,9994546.3
$500,000 to $999,9991722.4
$1,000,000 or more280.4
Median (dollars)139,300(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage4,23458.6
Less than $300
330.5
$300 to $499
3274.5
$500 to $699
78010.8
$700 to $999
1,28717.8
$1,000 to $1,499
1,16416.1
$1,500 to $1,999
3524.9
$2,000 or more
2914.0
Median (dollars)
921(X)
Not mortgaged2,98741.4
Median (dollars)
222(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,27445.3
15 to 19 percent1,12015.5
20 to 24 percent77610.7
25 to 29 percent5137.1
30 to 34 percent3805.3
35 percent or more1,10515.3
Not computed530.7
Specified renter-occupied units5,919100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001232.1
$200 to $2992474.2
$300 to $4991,72729.2
$500 to $7492,18837.0
$750 to $99963010.6
$1,000 to $1,4993245.5
$1,500 or more1151.9
No cash rent5659.5
Median (dollars)548(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent84514.3
15 to 19 percent4768.0
20 to 24 percent5519.3
25 to 29 percent4127.0
30 to 34 percent3085.2
35 percent or more2,56043.3
Not computed76713.0
(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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