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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

          Total housing units 28,051 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 25,113 100.0
1-unit, detached 19,134 68.2   1.00 or less 24,275 96.7
1-unit, attached 160 0.6   1.01 to 1.50 483 1.9
2 units 603 2.1   1.51 or more 355 1.4
3 or 4 units 512 1.8        
5 to 9 units 310 1.1             Specified owner-occupied units 10,778 100.0
10 to 19 units 55 0.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 167 0.6   Less than $50,000 3,212 29.8
Mobile home 7,079 25.2   $50,000 to $99,999 5,198 48.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 31 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,498 13.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 474 4.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 236 2.2
1999 to March 2000 1,069 3.8   $300,000 to $499,999 112 1.0
1995 to 1998 2,982 10.6   $500,000 to $999,999 46 0.4
1990 to 1994 2,690 9.6   $1,000,000 or more 2 0.0
1980 to 1989 5,223 18.6   Median (dollars) 67,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 5,676 20.2        
1960 to 1969 3,254 11.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,402 15.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,755 9.8   With a mortgage 5,893 54.7
             Less than $300 164 1.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,151 10.7
1 room 65 0.2        $500 to $699 1,837 17.0
2 rooms 483 1.7        $700 to $999 1,689 15.7
3 rooms 1,351 4.8        $1,000 to $1,499 771 7.2
4 rooms 5,288 18.9        $1,500 to $1,999 190 1.8
5 rooms 7,919 28.2        $2,000 or more 91 0.8
6 rooms 6,367 22.7        Median (dollars) 678 (X)
7 rooms 3,378 12.0   Not mortgaged 4,885 45.3
8 rooms 1,876 6.7        Median (dollars) 218 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,324 4.7        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 25,113 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,888 45.4
1999 to March 2000 4,294 17.1   15 to 19 percent 1,648 15.3
1995 to 1998 6,574 26.2   20 to 24 percent 1,218 11.3
1990 to 1994 4,314 17.2   25 to 29 percent 785 7.3
1980 to 1989 3,877 15.4   30 to 34 percent 498 4.6
1970 to 1979 2,881 11.5   35 percent or more 1,607 14.9
1969 or earlier 3,173 12.6   Not computed 134 1.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,928 100.0
None 1,533 6.1   GROSS RENT    
1 7,301 29.1   Less than $200 661 13.4
2 9,992 39.8   $200 to $299 762 15.5
3 or more 6,287 25.0   $300 to $499 1,929 39.1
        $500 to $749 708 14.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 52 1.1
Utility Gas 3,107 12.4   $1,000 to $1,499 26 0.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 10,683 42.5   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 10,076 40.1   No cash rent 790 16.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 451 1.8   Median (dollars) 370 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.0        
Wood 671 2.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 90 0.4   Less than 15 percent 1,241 25.2
No fuel used 28 0.1   15 to 19 percent 580 11.8
        20 to 24 percent 511 10.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 516 10.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 247 1.0   30 to 34 percent 270 5.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 206 0.8   35 percent or more 865 17.6
No telephone service 1,685 6.7   Not computed 945 19.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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