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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 16,144 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 15,134 100.0
1-unit, detached 12,241 75.8   1.00 or less 14,898 98.4
1-unit, attached 138 0.9   1.01 to 1.50 188 1.2
2 units 513 3.2   1.51 or more 48 0.3
3 or 4 units 597 3.7        
5 to 9 units 293 1.8             Specified owner-occupied units 8,926 100.0
10 to 19 units 201 1.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 363 2.2   Less than $50,000 713 8.0
Mobile home 1,790 11.1   $50,000 to $99,999 4,856 54.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 8 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,119 23.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 696 7.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 458 5.1
1999 to March 2000 522 3.2   $300,000 to $499,999 67 0.8
1995 to 1998 1,615 10.0   $500,000 to $999,999 17 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,236 7.7   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,743 10.8   Median (dollars) 88,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,075 12.9        
1960 to 1969 1,296 8.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,164 13.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 5,493 34.0   With a mortgage 6,411 71.8
             Less than $300 30 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 527 5.9
1 room 38 0.2        $500 to $699 1,661 18.6
2 rooms 218 1.4        $700 to $999 2,394 26.8
3 rooms 774 4.8        $1,000 to $1,499 1,338 15.0
4 rooms 2,026 12.5        $1,500 to $1,999 368 4.1
5 rooms 3,370 20.9        $2,000 or more 93 1.0
6 rooms 3,630 22.5        Median (dollars) 808 (X)
7 rooms 3,033 18.8   Not mortgaged 2,515 28.2
8 rooms 1,668 10.3        Median (dollars) 249 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,387 8.6        
Median (rooms) 6.0 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 15,134 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,775 42.3
1999 to March 2000 2,621 17.3   15 to 19 percent 1,791 20.1
1995 to 1998 4,352 28.8   20 to 24 percent 1,335 15.0
1990 to 1994 2,337 15.4   25 to 29 percent 824 9.2
1980 to 1989 2,628 17.4   30 to 34 percent 405 4.5
1970 to 1979 1,604 10.6   35 percent or more 730 8.2
1969 or earlier 1,592 10.5   Not computed 66 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,687 100.0
None 489 3.2   GROSS RENT    
1 4,235 28.0   Less than $200 121 4.5
2 6,165 40.7   $200 to $299 158 5.9
3 or more 4,245 28.0   $300 to $499 1,068 39.7
        $500 to $749 966 36.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 102 3.8
Utility Gas 8,312 54.9   $1,000 to $1,499 26 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,858 18.9   $1,500 or more 10 0.4
Electricity 2,882 19.0   No cash rent 236 8.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 584 3.9   Median (dollars) 480 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.0        
Wood 345 2.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 115 0.8   Less than 15 percent 643 23.9
No fuel used 31 0.2   15 to 19 percent 374 13.9
        20 to 24 percent 396 14.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 281 10.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 91 0.6   30 to 34 percent 230 8.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 54 0.4   35 percent or more 468 17.4
No telephone service 571 3.8   Not computed 295 11.0
 
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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