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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 23,717 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 22,056 100.0
1-unit, detached 18,062 76.2   1.00 or less 21,799 98.8
1-unit, attached 368 1.6   1.01 to 1.50 221 1.0
2 units 1,236 5.2   1.51 or more 36 0.2
3 or 4 units 808 3.4        
5 to 9 units 674 2.8             Specified owner-occupied units 13,723 100.0
10 to 19 units 527 2.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 996 4.2   Less than $50,000 4,631 33.7
Mobile home 1,024 4.3   $50,000 to $99,999 6,705 48.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 22 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,529 11.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 418 3.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 323 2.4
1999 to March 2000 205 0.9   $300,000 to $499,999 103 0.8
1995 to 1998 666 2.8   $500,000 to $999,999 14 0.1
1990 to 1994 363 1.5   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,167 4.9   Median (dollars) 63,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 4,529 19.1        
1960 to 1969 2,509 10.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,996 21.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 9,282 39.1   With a mortgage 7,864 57.3
             Less than $300 153 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,436 10.5
1 room 199 0.8        $500 to $699 2,562 18.7
2 rooms 475 2.0        $700 to $999 2,119 15.4
3 rooms 1,608 6.8        $1,000 to $1,499 1,263 9.2
4 rooms 3,608 15.2        $1,500 to $1,999 207 1.5
5 rooms 5,557 23.4        $2,000 or more 124 0.9
6 rooms 4,943 20.8        Median (dollars) 682 (X)
7 rooms 3,272 13.8   Not mortgaged 5,859 42.7
8 rooms 2,115 8.9        Median (dollars) 270 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,940 8.2        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 22,056 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 6,865 50.0
1999 to March 2000 3,249 14.7   15 to 19 percent 2,543 18.5
1995 to 1998 5,486 24.9   20 to 24 percent 1,561 11.4
1990 to 1994 3,436 15.6   25 to 29 percent 848 6.2
1980 to 1989 3,717 16.9   30 to 34 percent 561 4.1
1970 to 1979 3,127 14.2   35 percent or more 1,288 9.4
1969 or earlier 3,041 13.8   Not computed 57 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 6,078 100.0
None 1,858 8.4   GROSS RENT    
1 7,650 34.7   Less than $200 610 10.0
2 8,781 39.8   $200 to $299 805 13.2
3 or more 3,767 17.1   $300 to $499 2,544 41.9
        $500 to $749 1,427 23.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 151 2.5
Utility Gas 16,812 76.2   $1,000 to $1,499 94 1.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,213 10.0   $1,500 or more 40 0.7
Electricity 2,537 11.5   No cash rent 407 6.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 121 0.5   Median (dollars) 411 (X)
Coal or coke 6 0.0        
Wood 160 0.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 151 0.7   Less than 15 percent 1,331 21.9
No fuel used 56 0.3   15 to 19 percent 1,091 17.9
        20 to 24 percent 735 12.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 607 10.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 60 0.3   30 to 34 percent 432 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 80 0.4   35 percent or more 1,395 23.0
No telephone service 607 2.8   Not computed 487 8.0
 
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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