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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Poweshiek 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 8,556 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 7,398 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,315 73.8   1.00 or less 7,340 99.2
1-unit, attached 192 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 46 0.6
2 units 288 3.4   1.51 or more 12 0.2
3 or 4 units 433 5.1        
5 to 9 units 238 2.8             Specified owner-occupied units 3,985 100.0
10 to 19 units 250 2.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 172 2.0   Less than $50,000 761 19.1
Mobile home 643 7.5   $50,000 to $99,999 1,888 47.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 25 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 876 22.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 219 5.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 197 4.9
1999 to March 2000 255 3.0   $300,000 to $499,999 35 0.9
1995 to 1998 385 4.5   $500,000 to $999,999 7 0.2
1990 to 1994 462 5.4   $1,000,000 or more 2 0.1
1980 to 1989 834 9.7   Median (dollars) 81,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,465 17.1        
1960 to 1969 925 10.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,170 13.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 3,060 35.8   With a mortgage 2,377 59.6
             Less than $300 28 0.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 298 7.5
1 room 58 0.7        $500 to $699 634 15.9
2 rooms 134 1.6        $700 to $999 764 19.2
3 rooms 613 7.2        $1,000 to $1,499 467 11.7
4 rooms 1,319 15.4        $1,500 to $1,999 138 3.5
5 rooms 1,662 19.4        $2,000 or more 48 1.2
6 rooms 1,946 22.7        Median (dollars) 791 (X)
7 rooms 1,088 12.7   Not mortgaged 1,608 40.4
8 rooms 978 11.4        Median (dollars) 261 (X)
9 or more rooms 758 8.9        
Median (rooms) 5.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 7,398 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,998 50.1
1999 to March 2000 1,304 17.6   15 to 19 percent 659 16.5
1995 to 1998 1,982 26.8   20 to 24 percent 486 12.2
1990 to 1994 1,164 15.7   25 to 29 percent 277 7.0
1980 to 1989 1,212 16.4   30 to 34 percent 165 4.1
1970 to 1979 862 11.7   35 percent or more 365 9.2
1969 or earlier 874 11.8   Not computed 35 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,917 100.0
None 385 5.2   GROSS RENT    
1 2,342 31.7   Less than $200 217 11.3
2 2,986 40.4   $200 to $299 224 11.7
3 or more 1,685 22.8   $300 to $499 796 41.5
        $500 to $749 501 26.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 50 2.6
Utility Gas 3,421 46.2   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,071 28.0   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,433 19.4   No cash rent 129 6.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 294 4.0   Median (dollars) 432 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 83 1.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 71 1.0   Less than 15 percent 467 24.4
No fuel used 18 0.2   15 to 19 percent 372 19.4
        20 to 24 percent 275 14.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 211 11.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 36 0.5   30 to 34 percent 134 7.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 21 0.3   35 percent or more 312 16.3
No telephone service 137 1.9   Not computed 146 7.6
 
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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