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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 156,447 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 149,112 100.0
1-unit, detached 101,623 65.0   1.00 or less 144,126 96.7
1-unit, attached 7,708 4.9   1.01 to 1.50 3,229 2.2
2 units 4,574 2.9   1.51 or more 1,757 1.2
3 or 4 units 3,841 2.5        
5 to 9 units 6,855 4.4             Specified owner-occupied units 91,507 100.0
10 to 19 units 8,399 5.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 18,477 11.8   Less than $50,000 7,681 8.4
Mobile home 4,934 3.2   $50,000 to $99,999 36,071 39.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 36 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 27,567 30.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 11,225 12.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 6,159 6.7
1999 to March 2000 3,629 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 2,316 2.5
1995 to 1998 11,283 7.2   $500,000 to $999,999 444 0.5
1990 to 1994 12,254 7.8   $1,000,000 or more 44 0.0
1980 to 1989 19,433 12.4   Median (dollars) 103,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 27,193 17.4        
1960 to 1969 19,304 12.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 33,076 21.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 30,275 19.4   With a mortgage 68,939 75.3
             Less than $300 232 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 3,001 3.3
1 room 2,520 1.6        $500 to $699 9,216 10.1
2 rooms 6,561 4.2        $700 to $999 21,600 23.6
3 rooms 14,059 9.0        $1,000 to $1,499 23,123 25.3
4 rooms 28,421 18.2        $1,500 to $1,999 7,514 8.2
5 rooms 31,400 20.1        $2,000 or more 4,253 4.6
6 rooms 24,824 15.9        Median (dollars) 1,007 (X)
7 rooms 18,969 12.1   Not mortgaged 22,568 24.7
8 rooms 14,650 9.4        Median (dollars) 333 (X)
9 or more rooms 15,043 9.6        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 149,112 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 32,905 36.0
1999 to March 2000 33,153 22.2   15 to 19 percent 18,912 20.7
1995 to 1998 45,570 30.6   20 to 24 percent 14,583 15.9
1990 to 1994 25,015 16.8   25 to 29 percent 8,970 9.8
1980 to 1989 19,914 13.4   30 to 34 percent 5,072 5.5
1970 to 1979 11,779 7.9   35 percent or more 10,699 11.7
1969 or earlier 13,681 9.2   Not computed 366 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 46,364 100.0
None 10,158 6.8   GROSS RENT    
1 50,198 33.7   Less than $200 1,860 4.0
2 62,961 42.2   $200 to $299 1,965 4.2
3 or more 25,795 17.3   $300 to $499 10,832 23.4
        $500 to $749 22,127 47.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 6,432 13.9
Utility Gas 118,263 79.3   $1,000 to $1,499 1,601 3.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,482 2.3   $1,500 or more 411 0.9
Electricity 24,550 16.5   No cash rent 1,136 2.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 347 0.2   Median (dollars) 574 (X)
Coal or coke 5 0.0        
Wood 192 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,511 1.0   Less than 15 percent 8,978 19.4
No fuel used 762 0.5   15 to 19 percent 7,320 15.8
        20 to 24 percent 7,469 16.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 5,396 11.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 486 0.3   30 to 34 percent 3,467 7.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 826 0.6   35 percent or more 11,725 25.3
No telephone service 1,945 1.3   Not computed 2,009 4.3
 
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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