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Chester County, Pennsylvania Housing Statistics

Chester county pennsylvania dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units163,773100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached101,66962.1
1-unit, attached27,25816.6
2 units3,3892.1
3 or 4 units5,2883.2
5 to 9 units5,9193.6
10 to 19 units6,7684.1
20 or more units8,3595.1
Mobile home5,0303.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.930.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20004,6172.8
1995 to 199813,2508.1
1990 to 199413,8998.5
1980 to 198931,26719.1
1970 to 197928,71617.5
1960 to 196920,97912.8
1940 to 195924,25014.8
1939 or earlier26,79516.4
ROOMS
1 room1,2010.7
2 rooms3,4772.1
3 rooms10,1726.2
4 rooms15,1909.3
5 rooms21,34613.0
6 rooms26,58016.2
7 rooms24,94615.2
8 rooms27,83017.0
9 or more rooms33,03120.2
Median (rooms)6.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units157,905100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200024,75615.7
1995 to 199844,34028.1
1990 to 199426,88617.0
1980 to 198930,46619.3
1970 to 197915,97210.1
1969 or earlier15,4859.8
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None8,2005.2
144,75328.3
274,48447.2
3 or more30,46819.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas41,09126.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas11,0457.0
Electricity41,99026.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.60,64338.4
Coal or coke5480.3
Wood1,4440.9
Solar energy550.0
Other fuel7500.5
No fuel used3390.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities4350.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities4840.3
No telephone service1,2390.8
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units157,905100.0
1.00 or less155,23198.3
1.01 to 1.501,5921.0
1.51 or more1,0820.7
Specified owner-occupied units106,254100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0008710.8
$50,000 to $99,99910,2009.6
$100,000 to $149,99925,31323.8
$150,000 to $199,99924,64623.2
$200,000 to $299,99926,96925.4
$300,000 to $499,99914,26813.4
$500,000 to $999,9993,5493.3
$1,000,000 or more4380.4
Median (dollars)182,500(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage81,13676.4
Less than $300
760.1
$300 to $499
6940.7
$500 to $699
2,6742.5
$700 to $999
10,1009.5
$1,000 to $1,499
26,79025.2
$1,500 to $1,999
20,58419.4
$2,000 or more
20,21819.0
Median (dollars)
1,505(X)
Not mortgaged25,11823.6
Median (dollars)
460(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent33,84731.9
15 to 19 percent19,81518.6
20 to 24 percent17,06816.1
25 to 29 percent11,20810.5
30 to 34 percent7,2646.8
35 percent or more16,50115.5
Not computed5510.5
Specified renter-occupied units36,398100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2009682.7
$200 to $2998192.3
$300 to $4993,2709.0
$500 to $74912,07833.2
$750 to $99910,04427.6
$1,000 to $1,4995,55115.3
$1,500 or more1,9545.4
No cash rent1,7144.7
Median (dollars)754(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent7,69521.1
15 to 19 percent5,92116.3
20 to 24 percent4,95513.6
25 to 29 percent3,6159.9
30 to 34 percent2,4386.7
35 percent or more9,57126.3
Not computed2,2036.1
(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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