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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 32,988 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 31,674 100.0
1-unit, detached 19,645 59.6   1.00 or less 30,737 97.0
1-unit, attached 1,367 4.1   1.01 to 1.50 605 1.9
2 units 1,900 5.8   1.51 or more 332 1.0
3 or 4 units 1,693 5.1        
5 to 9 units 2,785 8.4             Specified owner-occupied units 16,148 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,894 5.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,635 8.0   Less than $50,000 86 0.5
Mobile home 1,034 3.1   $50,000 to $99,999 2,774 17.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 35 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 7,339 45.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,670 22.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,898 11.8
1999 to March 2000 726 2.2   $300,000 to $499,999 305 1.9
1995 to 1998 3,081 9.3   $500,000 to $999,999 66 0.4
1990 to 1994 2,635 8.0   $1,000,000 or more 10 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,858 8.7   Median (dollars) 135,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,231 18.9        
1960 to 1969 4,672 14.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,289 16.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 7,496 22.7   With a mortgage 11,752 72.8
             Less than $300 0 0.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 63 0.4
1 room 818 2.5        $500 to $699 589 3.6
2 rooms 1,448 4.4        $700 to $999 2,523 15.6
3 rooms 2,874 8.7        $1,000 to $1,499 5,346 33.1
4 rooms 5,257 15.9        $1,500 to $1,999 2,346 14.5
5 rooms 6,622 20.1        $2,000 or more 885 5.5
6 rooms 5,822 17.6        Median (dollars) 1,236 (X)
7 rooms 4,415 13.4   Not mortgaged 4,396 27.2
8 rooms 2,869 8.7        Median (dollars) 429 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,863 8.7        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 31,674 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,859 30.1
1999 to March 2000 7,858 24.8   15 to 19 percent 3,141 19.5
1995 to 1998 9,471 29.9   20 to 24 percent 2,737 16.9
1990 to 1994 4,703 14.8   25 to 29 percent 1,847 11.4
1980 to 1989 4,112 13.0   30 to 34 percent 1,275 7.9
1970 to 1979 2,756 8.7   35 percent or more 2,235 13.8
1969 or earlier 2,774 8.8   Not computed 54 0.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 12,529 100.0
None 1,833 5.8   GROSS RENT    
1 10,261 32.4   Less than $200 600 4.8
2 13,255 41.8   $200 to $299 544 4.3
3 or more 6,325 20.0   $300 to $499 3,297 26.3
        $500 to $749 4,934 39.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 2,097 16.7
Utility Gas 23,148 73.1   $1,000 to $1,499 661 5.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,014 6.4   $1,500 or more 24 0.2
Electricity 5,671 17.9   No cash rent 372 3.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 642 2.0   Median (dollars) 577 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 55 0.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 19 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 105 0.3   Less than 15 percent 2,409 19.2
No fuel used 20 0.1   15 to 19 percent 1,755 14.0
        20 to 24 percent 1,407 11.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,075 8.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 106 0.3   30 to 34 percent 860 6.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 116 0.4   35 percent or more 4,394 35.1
No telephone service 362 1.1   Not computed 629 5.0
 
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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