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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alameda 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 540,183 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 523,366 100.0
1-unit, detached 290,890 53.9   1.00 or less 459,401 87.8
1-unit, attached 38,469 7.1   1.01 to 1.50 27,408 5.2
2 units 22,227 4.1   1.51 or more 36,557 7.0
3 or 4 units 38,797 7.2        
5 to 9 units 32,093 5.9             Specified owner-occupied units 251,173 100.0
10 to 19 units 28,724 5.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 81,333 15.1   Less than $50,000 3,704 1.5
Mobile home 6,998 1.3   $50,000 to $99,999 4,851 1.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 652 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 14,300 5.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 27,890 11.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 73,057 29.1
1999 to March 2000 8,054 1.5   $300,000 to $499,999 91,008 36.2
1995 to 1998 20,472 3.8   $500,000 to $999,999 31,914 12.7
1990 to 1994 23,788 4.4   $1,000,000 or more 4,449 1.8
1980 to 1989 63,968 11.8   Median (dollars) 303,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 87,118 16.1        
1960 to 1969 90,736 16.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 139,435 25.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 106,612 19.7   With a mortgage 200,539 79.8
             Less than $300 313 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 3,263 1.3
1 room 28,906 5.4        $500 to $699 6,568 2.6
2 rooms 53,874 10.0        $700 to $999 15,939 6.3
3 rooms 78,266 14.5        $1,000 to $1,499 47,461 18.9
4 rooms 81,786 15.1        $1,500 to $1,999 53,596 21.3
5 rooms 95,589 17.7        $2,000 or more 73,399 29.2
6 rooms 84,234 15.6        Median (dollars) 1,740 (X)
7 rooms 56,465 10.5   Not mortgaged 50,634 20.2
8 rooms 35,073 6.5        Median (dollars) 329 (X)
9 or more rooms 25,990 4.8        
Median (rooms) 4.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 523,366 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 70,525 28.1
1999 to March 2000 104,578 20.0   15 to 19 percent 36,161 14.4
1995 to 1998 166,350 31.8   20 to 24 percent 36,033 14.3
1990 to 1994 82,416 15.7   25 to 29 percent 29,680 11.8
1980 to 1989 76,779 14.7   30 to 34 percent 20,721 8.2
1970 to 1979 48,208 9.2   35 percent or more 56,208 22.4
1969 or earlier 45,035 8.6   Not computed 1,845 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 236,606 100.0
None 57,287 10.9   GROSS RENT    
1 182,586 34.9   Less than $200 6,246 2.6
2 189,075 36.1   $200 to $299 6,691 2.8
3 or more 94,418 18.0   $300 to $499 17,990 7.6
        $500 to $749 58,380 24.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 61,970 26.2
Utility Gas 386,291 73.8   $1,000 to $1,499 60,124 25.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 7,044 1.3   $1,500 or more 20,361 8.6
Electricity 122,050 23.3   No cash rent 4,844 2.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 470 0.1   Median (dollars) 852 (X)
Coal or coke 39 0.0        
Wood 1,743 0.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 469 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,384 0.3   Less than 15 percent 36,766 15.5
No fuel used 3,876 0.7   15 to 19 percent 34,166 14.4
        20 to 24 percent 32,360 13.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 27,169 11.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 3,293 0.6   30 to 34 percent 19,043 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 4,223 0.8   35 percent or more 76,935 32.5
No telephone service 5,588 1.1   Not computed 10,167 4.3
 
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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