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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 units73,893100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached45,17761.1
1-unit, attached2,0062.7
2 units2,2343.0
3 or 4 units3,0224.1
5 to 9 units2,6643.6
10 to 19 units3,8915.3
20 or more units5,3647.3
Mobile home8,51211.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.1,0231.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002,1192.9
1995 to 19988,07810.9
1990 to 19949,98813.5
1980 to 198911,50615.6
1970 to 197916,47822.3
1960 to 19696,5348.8
1940 to 19598,42711.4
1939 or earlier10,76314.6
ROOMS
1 room2,3983.2
2 rooms4,8386.5
3 rooms7,39910.0
4 rooms13,44718.2
5 rooms13,98818.9
6 rooms12,92517.5
7 rooms8,32311.3
8 rooms5,2737.1
9 or more rooms5,3027.2
Median (rooms)5.1(X)
Occupied Housing Units64,446100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200017,35326.9
1995 to 199819,51930.3
1990 to 199410,70416.6
1980 to 19898,93913.9
1970 to 19794,6747.3
1969 or earlier3,2575.1
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None4,3226.7
119,96231.0
226,54741.2
3 or more13,61521.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas28,99945.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7,44311.5
Electricity21,67133.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,9163.0
Coal or coke20.0
Wood3,8826.0
Solar energy340.1
Other fuel4250.7
No fuel used740.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2920.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities5760.9
No telephone service8111.3
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units64,446100.0
1.00 or less61,85496.0
1.01 to 1.501,4362.2
1.51 or more1,1561.8
Specified owner-occupied units30,212100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0003121.0
$50,000 to $99,9992,9809.9
$100,000 to $149,99910,66635.3
$150,000 to $199,9997,93326.3
$200,000 to $299,9995,20617.2
$300,000 to $499,9992,4568.1
$500,000 to $999,9995952.0
$1,000,000 or more640.2
Median (dollars)155,700(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage21,85872.3
Less than $300
830.3
$300 to $499
5721.9
$500 to $699
1,7605.8
$700 to $999
5,14117.0
$1,000 to $1,499
8,90229.5
$1,500 to $1,999
3,51011.6
$2,000 or more
1,8906.3
Median (dollars)
1,165(X)
Not mortgaged8,35427.7
Median (dollars)
327(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent9,02229.9
15 to 19 percent4,69515.5
20 to 24 percent4,97716.5
25 to 29 percent3,36011.1
30 to 34 percent2,3547.8
35 percent or more5,50818.2
Not computed2961.0
Specified renter-occupied units23,078100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2007853.4
$200 to $2998823.8
$300 to $4994,45019.3
$500 to $7499,51541.2
$750 to $9994,23518.4
$1,000 to $1,4991,8878.2
$1,500 or more5212.3
No cash rent8033.5
Median (dollars)622(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,00413.0
15 to 19 percent2,74711.9
20 to 24 percent2,96412.8
25 to 29 percent2,2959.9
30 to 34 percent2,0628.9
35 percent or more8,79138.1
Not computed1,2155.3
(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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