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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dubuque 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 35,505 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 33,690 100.0
1-unit, detached 24,347 68.6   1.00 or less 33,206 98.6
1-unit, attached 812 2.3   1.01 to 1.50 390 1.2
2 units 2,356 6.6   1.51 or more 94 0.3
3 or 4 units 2,201 6.2        
5 to 9 units 1,679 4.7             Specified owner-occupied units 20,347 100.0
10 to 19 units 935 2.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 1,356 3.8   Less than $50,000 1,384 6.8
Mobile home 1,809 5.1   $50,000 to $99,999 10,435 51.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 10 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 5,290 26.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,845 9.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 941 4.6
1999 to March 2000 428 1.2   $300,000 to $499,999 359 1.8
1995 to 1998 1,902 5.4   $500,000 to $999,999 91 0.4
1990 to 1994 1,944 5.5   $1,000,000 or more 2 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,176 6.1   Median (dollars) 93,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,052 17.0        
1960 to 1969 5,215 14.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 6,267 17.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,521 32.4   With a mortgage 12,754 62.7
             Less than $300 105 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,094 5.4
1 room 377 1.1        $500 to $699 2,906 14.3
2 rooms 989 2.8        $700 to $999 4,400 21.6
3 rooms 2,148 6.0        $1,000 to $1,499 3,141 15.4
4 rooms 5,082 14.3        $1,500 to $1,999 721 3.5
5 rooms 7,704 21.7        $2,000 or more 387 1.9
6 rooms 6,725 18.9        Median (dollars) 844 (X)
7 rooms 5,357 15.1   Not mortgaged 7,593 37.3
8 rooms 3,654 10.3        Median (dollars) 268 (X)
9 or more rooms 3,469 9.8        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 33,690 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 9,177 45.1
1999 to March 2000 5,510 16.4   15 to 19 percent 4,031 19.8
1995 to 1998 8,665 25.7   20 to 24 percent 2,808 13.8
1990 to 1994 5,377 16.0   25 to 29 percent 1,668 8.2
1980 to 1989 5,163 15.3   30 to 34 percent 917 4.5
1970 to 1979 4,124 12.2   35 percent or more 1,626 8.0
1969 or earlier 4,851 14.4   Not computed 120 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 8,632 100.0
None 2,427 7.2   GROSS RENT    
1 10,704 31.8   Less than $200 578 6.7
2 14,184 42.1   $200 to $299 966 11.2
3 or more 6,375 18.9   $300 to $499 3,865 44.8
        $500 to $749 2,341 27.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 440 5.1
Utility Gas 24,464 72.6   $1,000 to $1,499 70 0.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,542 10.5   $1,500 or more 39 0.5
Electricity 3,250 9.6   No cash rent 333 3.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,754 5.2   Median (dollars) 434 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 466 1.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 4 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 136 0.4   Less than 15 percent 2,051 23.8
No fuel used 74 0.2   15 to 19 percent 1,471 17.0
        20 to 24 percent 1,166 13.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 809 9.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 142 0.4   30 to 34 percent 625 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 176 0.5   35 percent or more 2,052 23.8
No telephone service 538 1.6   Not computed 458 5.3
 
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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