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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabash 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 5,758 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,192 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,278 74.3   1.00 or less 5,111 98.4
1-unit, attached 14 0.2   1.01 to 1.50 62 1.2
2 units 122 2.1   1.51 or more 19 0.4
3 or 4 units 138 2.4        
5 to 9 units 119 2.1             Specified owner-occupied units 2,910 100.0
10 to 19 units 35 0.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 190 3.3   Less than $50,000 1,304 44.8
Mobile home 815 14.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,082 37.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 47 0.8   $100,000 to $149,999 358 12.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 101 3.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 42 1.4
1999 to March 2000 44 0.8   $300,000 to $499,999 23 0.8
1995 to 1998 228 4.0   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 153 2.7   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 636 11.0   Median (dollars) 56,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,039 18.0        
1960 to 1969 602 10.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,379 23.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,677 29.1   With a mortgage 1,527 52.5
             Less than $300 34 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 239 8.2
1 room 98 1.7        $500 to $699 518 17.8
2 rooms 225 3.9        $700 to $999 465 16.0
3 rooms 352 6.1        $1,000 to $1,499 215 7.4
4 rooms 987 17.1        $1,500 to $1,999 39 1.3
5 rooms 1,403 24.4        $2,000 or more 17 0.6
6 rooms 1,112 19.3        Median (dollars) 689 (X)
7 rooms 791 13.7   Not mortgaged 1,383 47.5
8 rooms 464 8.1        Median (dollars) 268 (X)
9 or more rooms 326 5.7        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,192 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,556 53.5
1999 to March 2000 860 16.6   15 to 19 percent 456 15.7
1995 to 1998 1,161 22.4   20 to 24 percent 350 12.0
1990 to 1994 762 14.7   25 to 29 percent 183 6.3
1980 to 1989 1,027 19.8   30 to 34 percent 123 4.2
1970 to 1979 646 12.4   35 percent or more 235 8.1
1969 or earlier 736 14.2   Not computed 7 0.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,254 100.0
None 395 7.6   GROSS RENT    
1 1,666 32.1   Less than $200 214 17.1
2 1,983 38.2   $200 to $299 200 15.9
3 or more 1,148 22.1   $300 to $499 439 35.0
        $500 to $749 230 18.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 5 0.4
Utility Gas 2,750 53.0   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,240 23.9   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 585 11.3   No cash rent 166 13.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 545 10.5   Median (dollars) 337 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 71 1.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1 0.0   Less than 15 percent 250 19.9
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 197 15.7
        20 to 24 percent 137 10.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 104 8.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 30 0.6   30 to 34 percent 71 5.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 27 0.5   35 percent or more 272 21.7
No telephone service 417 8.0   Not computed 223 17.8
 
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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