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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 261,231 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 249,339 100.0
1-unit, detached 152,340 58.3   1.00 or less 231,258 92.7
1-unit, attached 13,056 5.0   1.01 to 1.50 9,725 3.9
2 units 4,630 1.8   1.51 or more 8,356 3.4
3 or 4 units 18,587 7.1        
5 to 9 units 26,318 10.1             Specified owner-occupied units 134,885 100.0
10 to 19 units 22,427 8.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 22,924 8.8   Less than $50,000 2,114 1.6
Mobile home 882 0.3   $50,000 to $99,999 37,052 27.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 67 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 38,511 28.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 21,001 15.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 22,341 16.6
1999 to March 2000 6,878 2.6   $300,000 to $499,999 11,513 8.5
1995 to 1998 18,451 7.1   $500,000 to $999,999 2,076 1.5
1990 to 1994 22,479 8.6   $1,000,000 or more 277 0.2
1980 to 1989 54,793 21.0   Median (dollars) 135,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 54,866 21.0        
1960 to 1969 50,181 19.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 41,677 16.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,906 4.6   With a mortgage 111,884 82.9
             Less than $300 436 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,933 2.2
1 room 4,985 1.9        $500 to $699 9,449 7.0
2 rooms 15,036 5.8        $700 to $999 30,389 22.5
3 rooms 26,640 10.2        $1,000 to $1,499 41,578 30.8
4 rooms 35,660 13.7        $1,500 to $1,999 16,159 12.0
5 rooms 44,847 17.2        $2,000 or more 10,940 8.1
6 rooms 42,934 16.4        Median (dollars) 1,127 (X)
7 rooms 33,091 12.7   Not mortgaged 23,001 17.1
8 rooms 27,836 10.7        Median (dollars) 304 (X)
9 or more rooms 30,202 11.6        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 249,339 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 45,144 33.5
1999 to March 2000 64,586 25.9   15 to 19 percent 24,369 18.1
1995 to 1998 83,322 33.4   20 to 24 percent 19,544 14.5
1990 to 1994 36,738 14.7   25 to 29 percent 13,985 10.4
1980 to 1989 30,136 12.1   30 to 34 percent 8,515 6.3
1970 to 1979 19,255 7.7   35 percent or more 22,691 16.8
1969 or earlier 15,302 6.1   Not computed 637 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 103,263 100.0
None 22,763 9.1   GROSS RENT    
1 97,121 39.0   Less than $200 2,796 2.7
2 92,929 37.3   $200 to $299 1,442 1.4
3 or more 36,526 14.6   $300 to $499 5,375 5.2
        $500 to $749 37,292 36.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 37,867 36.7
Utility Gas 172,695 69.3   $1,000 to $1,499 14,352 13.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,049 1.2   $1,500 or more 2,303 2.2
Electricity 72,562 29.1   No cash rent 1,836 1.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 289 0.1   Median (dollars) 767 (X)
Coal or coke 42 0.0        
Wood 59 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 67 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 79 0.0   Less than 15 percent 16,256 15.7
No fuel used 497 0.2   15 to 19 percent 16,452 15.9
        20 to 24 percent 15,099 14.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 12,089 11.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 1,161 0.5   30 to 34 percent 8,292 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 1,185 0.5   35 percent or more 30,880 29.9
No telephone service 2,677 1.1   Not computed 4,195 4.1
 
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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