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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allen Parish
[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 9,157 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,102 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,818 74.5   1.00 or less 7,687 94.9
1-unit, attached 49 0.5   1.01 to 1.50 300 3.7
2 units 332 3.6   1.51 or more 115 1.4
3 or 4 units 72 0.8        
5 to 9 units 117 1.3             Specified owner-occupied units 4,102 100.0
10 to 19 units 8 0.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 67 0.7   Less than $50,000 1,691 41.2
Mobile home 1,665 18.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,821 44.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 29 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 376 9.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 167 4.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 26 0.6
1999 to March 2000 253 2.8   $300,000 to $499,999 21 0.5
1995 to 1998 644 7.0   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 516 5.6   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,750 19.1   Median (dollars) 58,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,748 19.1        
1960 to 1969 1,455 15.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,090 22.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 701 7.7   With a mortgage 1,740 42.4
             Less than $300 56 1.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 461 11.2
1 room 75 0.8        $500 to $699 595 14.5
2 rooms 439 4.8        $700 to $999 394 9.6
3 rooms 640 7.0        $1,000 to $1,499 162 3.9
4 rooms 1,580 17.3        $1,500 to $1,999 37 0.9
5 rooms 2,510 27.4        $2,000 or more 35 0.9
6 rooms 2,054 22.4        Median (dollars) 605 (X)
7 rooms 1,015 11.1   Not mortgaged 2,362 57.6
8 rooms 513 5.6        Median (dollars) 213 (X)
9 or more rooms 331 3.6        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,102 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,001 48.8
1999 to March 2000 1,326 16.4   15 to 19 percent 555 13.5
1995 to 1998 2,074 25.6   20 to 24 percent 374 9.1
1990 to 1994 1,091 13.5   25 to 29 percent 243 5.9
1980 to 1989 1,287 15.9   30 to 34 percent 139 3.4
1970 to 1979 1,107 13.7   35 percent or more 637 15.5
1969 or earlier 1,217 15.0   Not computed 153 3.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,898 100.0
None 713 8.8   GROSS RENT    
1 3,178 39.2   Less than $200 246 13.0
2 3,217 39.7   $200 to $299 285 15.0
3 or more 994 12.3   $300 to $499 731 38.5
        $500 to $749 259 13.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 18 0.9
Utility Gas 3,777 46.6   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,121 13.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,963 36.6   No cash rent 359 18.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 39 0.5   Median (dollars) 350 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 154 1.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 26 0.3   Less than 15 percent 390 20.5
No fuel used 22 0.3   15 to 19 percent 249 13.1
        20 to 24 percent 194 10.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 156 8.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 71 0.9   30 to 34 percent 66 3.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 58 0.7   35 percent or more 411 21.7
No telephone service 631 7.8   Not computed 432 22.8
 
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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