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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook 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 2,096,121 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,974,181 100.0
1-unit, detached 830,403 39.6   1.00 or less 1,821,786 92.3
1-unit, attached 109,744 5.2   1.01 to 1.50 83,831 4.2
2 units 244,017 11.6   1.51 or more 68,564 3.5
3 or 4 units 215,427 10.3        
5 to 9 units 192,497 9.2             Specified owner-occupied units 816,532 100.0
10 to 19 units 123,663 5.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 364,597 17.4   Less than $50,000 15,576 1.9
Mobile home 15,370 0.7   $50,000 to $99,999 141,600 17.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 403 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 218,621 26.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 184,050 22.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 147,478 18.1
1999 to March 2000 19,046 0.9   $300,000 to $499,999 74,446 9.1
1995 to 1998 53,283 2.5   $500,000 to $999,999 28,249 3.5
1990 to 1994 63,140 3.0   $1,000,000 or more 6,512 0.8
1980 to 1989 149,907 7.2   Median (dollars) 157,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 283,608 13.5        
1960 to 1969 342,048 16.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 623,039 29.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 562,050 26.8   With a mortgage 573,465 70.2
             Less than $300 741 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 8,292 1.0
1 room 70,870 3.4        $500 to $699 29,708 3.6
2 rooms 115,946 5.5        $700 to $999 100,187 12.3
3 rooms 231,433 11.0        $1,000 to $1,499 221,991 27.2
4 rooms 358,238 17.1        $1,500 to $1,999 118,851 14.6
5 rooms 470,404 22.4        $2,000 or more 93,695 11.5
6 rooms 372,844 17.8        Median (dollars) 1,324 (X)
7 rooms 211,582 10.1   Not mortgaged 243,067 29.8
8 rooms 137,000 6.5        Median (dollars) 405 (X)
9 or more rooms 127,804 6.1        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,974,181 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 268,502 32.9
1999 to March 2000 373,892 18.9   15 to 19 percent 136,668 16.7
1995 to 1998 585,210 29.6   20 to 24 percent 116,156 14.2
1990 to 1994 314,052 15.9   25 to 29 percent 83,564 10.2
1980 to 1989 297,859 15.1   30 to 34 percent 54,845 6.7
1970 to 1979 199,837 10.1   35 percent or more 150,238 18.4
1969 or earlier 203,331 10.3   Not computed 6,559 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 830,295 100.0
None 377,791 19.1   GROSS RENT    
1 797,497 40.4   Less than $200 43,303 5.2
2 597,343 30.3   $200 to $299 26,992 3.3
3 or more 201,550 10.2   $300 to $499 131,419 15.8
        $500 to $749 331,352 39.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 169,093 20.4
Utility Gas 1,690,506 85.6   $1,000 to $1,499 81,942 9.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 29,612 1.5   $1,500 or more 27,271 3.3
Electricity 209,069 10.6   No cash rent 18,923 2.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 9,477 0.5   Median (dollars) 648 (X)
Coal or coke 604 0.0        
Wood 261 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 514 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 17,217 0.9   Less than 15 percent 159,177 19.2
No fuel used 16,921 0.9   15 to 19 percent 125,986 15.2
        20 to 24 percent 108,031 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 84,188 10.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 14,546 0.7   30 to 34 percent 59,259 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 16,462 0.8   35 percent or more 249,182 30.0
No telephone service 69,683 3.5   Not computed 44,472 5.4
 
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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