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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pierce 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 6,719 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,958 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,038 60.1   1.00 or less 5,703 95.7
1-unit, attached 64 1.0   1.01 to 1.50 183 3.1
2 units 55 0.8   1.51 or more 72 1.2
3 or 4 units 134 2.0        
5 to 9 units 94 1.4             Specified owner-occupied units 2,585 100.0
10 to 19 units 0 0.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 31 0.5   Less than $50,000 809 31.3
Mobile home 2,290 34.1   $50,000 to $99,999 1,252 48.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 13 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 317 12.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 146 5.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 46 1.8
1999 to March 2000 181 2.7   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 777 11.6   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 619 9.2   $1,000,000 or more 15 0.6
1980 to 1989 1,547 23.0   Median (dollars) 64,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,315 19.6        
1960 to 1969 821 12.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 968 14.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 491 7.3   With a mortgage 1,459 56.4
             Less than $300 28 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 276 10.7
1 room 20 0.3        $500 to $699 399 15.4
2 rooms 172 2.6        $700 to $999 398 15.4
3 rooms 527 7.8        $1,000 to $1,499 298 11.5
4 rooms 847 12.6        $1,500 to $1,999 44 1.7
5 rooms 1,897 28.2        $2,000 or more 16 0.6
6 rooms 1,719 25.6        Median (dollars) 714 (X)
7 rooms 817 12.2   Not mortgaged 1,126 43.6
8 rooms 380 5.7        Median (dollars) 228 (X)
9 or more rooms 340 5.1        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,958 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,118 43.2
1999 to March 2000 906 15.2   15 to 19 percent 367 14.2
1995 to 1998 1,611 27.0   20 to 24 percent 282 10.9
1990 to 1994 959 16.1   25 to 29 percent 212 8.2
1980 to 1989 1,150 19.3   30 to 34 percent 209 8.1
1970 to 1979 650 10.9   35 percent or more 355 13.7
1969 or earlier 682 11.4   Not computed 42 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,059 100.0
None 497 8.3   GROSS RENT    
1 1,740 29.2   Less than $200 111 10.5
2 2,593 43.5   $200 to $299 219 20.7
3 or more 1,128 18.9   $300 to $499 382 36.1
        $500 to $749 147 13.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 0 0.0
Utility Gas 623 10.5   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,360 22.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 3,880 65.1   No cash rent 200 18.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 17 0.3   Median (dollars) 328 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 73 1.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 0 0.0   Less than 15 percent 265 25.0
No fuel used 5 0.1   15 to 19 percent 84 7.9
        20 to 24 percent 58 5.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 127 12.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 7 0.1   30 to 34 percent 72 6.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 27 0.5   35 percent or more 242 22.9
No telephone service 439 7.4   Not computed 211 19.9
 
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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