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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Palm Beach 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 556,428 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 474,175 100.0
1-unit, detached 245,507 44.1   1.00 or less 448,516 94.6
1-unit, attached 61,597 11.1   1.01 to 1.50 13,822 2.9
2 units 17,288 3.1   1.51 or more 11,837 2.5
3 or 4 units 40,115 7.2        
5 to 9 units 36,069 6.5             Specified owner-occupied units 243,413 100.0
10 to 19 units 34,299 6.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 100,916 18.1   Less than $50,000 8,629 3.5
Mobile home 20,083 3.6   $50,000 to $99,999 67,848 27.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 554 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 65,156 26.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 41,102 16.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 30,230 12.4
1999 to March 2000 15,691 2.8   $300,000 to $499,999 17,352 7.1
1995 to 1998 48,576 8.7   $500,000 to $999,999 9,122 3.7
1990 to 1994 59,220 10.6   $1,000,000 or more 3,974 1.6
1980 to 1989 180,593 32.5   Median (dollars) 135,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 137,351 24.7        
1960 to 1969 59,768 10.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 43,914 7.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,315 2.0   With a mortgage 172,856 71.0
             Less than $300 355 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 4,106 1.7
1 room 7,890 1.4        $500 to $699 14,634 6.0
2 rooms 28,415 5.1        $700 to $999 42,585 17.5
3 rooms 63,206 11.4        $1,000 to $1,499 59,031 24.3
4 rooms 125,517 22.6        $1,500 to $1,999 26,540 10.9
5 rooms 133,773 24.0        $2,000 or more 25,605 10.5
6 rooms 92,067 16.5        Median (dollars) 1,189 (X)
7 rooms 53,597 9.6   Not mortgaged 70,557 29.0
8 rooms 30,274 5.4        Median (dollars) 403 (X)
9 or more rooms 21,689 3.9        
Median (rooms) 4.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 474,175 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 80,816 33.2
1999 to March 2000 95,788 20.2   15 to 19 percent 41,141 16.9
1995 to 1998 152,259 32.1   20 to 24 percent 32,253 13.3
1990 to 1994 87,640 18.5   25 to 29 percent 23,418 9.6
1980 to 1989 92,902 19.6   30 to 34 percent 15,748 6.5
1970 to 1979 33,113 7.0   35 percent or more 47,840 19.7
1969 or earlier 12,473 2.6   Not computed 2,197 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 119,961 100.0
None 37,659 7.9   GROSS RENT    
1 209,426 44.2   Less than $200 3,116 2.6
2 181,457 38.3   $200 to $299 2,933 2.4
3 or more 45,633 9.6   $300 to $499 13,686 11.4
        $500 to $749 39,210 32.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 31,406 26.2
Utility Gas 13,233 2.8   $1,000 to $1,499 17,081 14.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 5,518 1.2   $1,500 or more 6,657 5.5
Electricity 443,035 93.4   No cash rent 5,872 4.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,764 0.4   Median (dollars) 739 (X)
Coal or coke 9 0.0        
Wood 307 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 172 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 170 0.0   Less than 15 percent 16,540 13.8
No fuel used 9,967 2.1   15 to 19 percent 15,652 13.0
        20 to 24 percent 15,536 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 12,892 10.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 2,140 0.5   30 to 34 percent 9,833 8.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 2,513 0.5   35 percent or more 40,580 33.8
No telephone service 7,744 1.6   Not computed 8,928 7.4
 
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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