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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harris 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 10,288 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,822 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,907 76.9   1.00 or less 8,577 97.2
1-unit, attached 418 4.1   1.01 to 1.50 181 2.1
2 units 97 0.9   1.51 or more 64 0.7
3 or 4 units 87 0.8        
5 to 9 units 62 0.6             Specified owner-occupied units 5,490 100.0
10 to 19 units 52 0.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 65 0.6   Less than $50,000 448 8.2
Mobile home 1,600 15.6   $50,000 to $99,999 1,582 28.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,614 29.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,008 18.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 536 9.8
1999 to March 2000 671 6.5   $300,000 to $499,999 260 4.7
1995 to 1998 1,722 16.7   $500,000 to $999,999 29 0.5
1990 to 1994 1,371 13.3   $1,000,000 or more 13 0.2
1980 to 1989 1,971 19.2   Median (dollars) 122,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,553 15.1        
1960 to 1969 1,335 13.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,108 10.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 557 5.4   With a mortgage 3,972 72.3
             Less than $300 10 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 146 2.7
1 room 21 0.2        $500 to $699 477 8.7
2 rooms 532 5.2        $700 to $999 986 18.0
3 rooms 534 5.2        $1,000 to $1,499 1,573 28.7
4 rooms 1,154 11.2        $1,500 to $1,999 497 9.1
5 rooms 2,011 19.5        $2,000 or more 283 5.2
6 rooms 2,442 23.7        Median (dollars) 1,106 (X)
7 rooms 1,762 17.1   Not mortgaged 1,518 27.7
8 rooms 897 8.7        Median (dollars) 254 (X)
9 or more rooms 935 9.1        
Median (rooms) 5.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,822 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,933 35.2
1999 to March 2000 1,387 15.7   15 to 19 percent 1,062 19.3
1995 to 1998 2,625 29.8   20 to 24 percent 797 14.5
1990 to 1994 1,598 18.1   25 to 29 percent 484 8.8
1980 to 1989 1,561 17.7   30 to 34 percent 351 6.4
1970 to 1979 851 9.6   35 percent or more 790 14.4
1969 or earlier 800 9.1   Not computed 73 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,123 100.0
None 399 4.5   GROSS RENT    
1 2,081 23.6   Less than $200 77 6.9
2 3,786 42.9   $200 to $299 175 15.6
3 or more 2,556 29.0   $300 to $499 376 33.5
        $500 to $749 210 18.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 107 9.5
Utility Gas 794 9.0   $1,000 to $1,499 3 0.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,890 32.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,977 56.4   No cash rent 175 15.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 19 0.2   Median (dollars) 411 (X)
Coal or coke 3 0.0        
Wood 92 1.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 9 0.1   Less than 15 percent 266 23.7
No fuel used 38 0.4   15 to 19 percent 176 15.7
        20 to 24 percent 73 6.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 104 9.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 79 0.9   30 to 34 percent 53 4.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 62 0.7   35 percent or more 256 22.8
No telephone service 142 1.6   Not computed 195 17.4
 
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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