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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kings 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 36,563 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 34,418 100.0
1-unit, detached 25,393 69.4   1.00 or less 29,044 84.4
1-unit, attached 2,144 5.9   1.01 to 1.50 2,739 8.0
2 units 1,093 3.0   1.51 or more 2,635 7.7
3 or 4 units 1,629 4.5        
5 to 9 units 1,232 3.4             Specified owner-occupied units 16,755 100.0
10 to 19 units 870 2.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,124 5.8   Less than $50,000 945 5.6
Mobile home 2,052 5.6   $50,000 to $99,999 7,880 47.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 26 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 5,255 31.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,775 10.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 728 4.3
1999 to March 2000 999 2.7   $300,000 to $499,999 144 0.9
1995 to 1998 3,906 10.7   $500,000 to $999,999 17 0.1
1990 to 1994 3,814 10.4   $1,000,000 or more 11 0.1
1980 to 1989 6,318 17.3   Median (dollars) 97,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,793 18.6        
1960 to 1969 5,686 15.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 6,517 17.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,530 6.9   With a mortgage 12,865 76.8
             Less than $300 168 1.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 744 4.4
1 room 551 1.5        $500 to $699 1,858 11.1
2 rooms 2,487 6.8        $700 to $999 3,964 23.7
3 rooms 4,322 11.8        $1,000 to $1,499 4,519 27.0
4 rooms 5,554 15.2        $1,500 to $1,999 1,200 7.2
5 rooms 9,370 25.6        $2,000 or more 412 2.5
6 rooms 7,671 21.0        Median (dollars) 979 (X)
7 rooms 3,841 10.5   Not mortgaged 3,890 23.2
8 rooms 1,929 5.3        Median (dollars) 253 (X)
9 or more rooms 838 2.3        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 34,418 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 5,212 31.1
1999 to March 2000 8,351 24.3   15 to 19 percent 2,787 16.6
1995 to 1998 10,108 29.4   20 to 24 percent 2,532 15.1
1990 to 1994 5,746 16.7   25 to 29 percent 1,886 11.3
1980 to 1989 4,704 13.7   30 to 34 percent 1,085 6.5
1970 to 1979 2,866 8.3   35 percent or more 3,061 18.3
1969 or earlier 2,643 7.7   Not computed 192 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 14,790 100.0
None 3,200 9.3   GROSS RENT    
1 12,009 34.9   Less than $200 437 3.0
2 12,882 37.4   $200 to $299 623 4.2
3 or more 6,327 18.4   $300 to $499 4,598 31.1
        $500 to $749 4,860 32.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,670 11.3
Utility Gas 24,401 70.9   $1,000 to $1,499 656 4.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,252 6.5   $1,500 or more 122 0.8
Electricity 6,875 20.0   No cash rent 1,824 12.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 3 0.0   Median (dollars) 533 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 591 1.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 143 0.4   Less than 15 percent 2,038 13.8
No fuel used 147 0.4   15 to 19 percent 2,054 13.9
        20 to 24 percent 1,659 11.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,573 10.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 193 0.6   30 to 34 percent 1,086 7.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 214 0.6   35 percent or more 4,269 28.9
No telephone service 920 2.7   Not computed 2,111 14.3
 
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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