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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Avoyelles 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 16,576 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 14,736 100.0
1-unit, detached 12,694 76.6   1.00 or less 14,015 95.1
1-unit, attached 247 1.5   1.01 to 1.50 422 2.9
2 units 518 3.1   1.51 or more 299 2.0
3 or 4 units 329 2.0        
5 to 9 units 302 1.8             Specified owner-occupied units 8,173 100.0
10 to 19 units 35 0.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 145 0.9   Less than $50,000 3,703 45.3
Mobile home 2,248 13.6   $50,000 to $99,999 3,373 41.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 58 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 703 8.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 261 3.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 76 0.9
1999 to March 2000 384 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 41 0.5
1995 to 1998 1,307 7.9   $500,000 to $999,999 8 0.1
1990 to 1994 917 5.5   $1,000,000 or more 8 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,870 17.3   Median (dollars) 54,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,729 22.5        
1960 to 1969 2,546 15.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,467 20.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,356 8.2   With a mortgage 3,765 46.1
             Less than $300 245 3.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,175 14.4
1 room 151 0.9        $500 to $699 1,021 12.5
2 rooms 469 2.8        $700 to $999 864 10.6
3 rooms 1,478 8.9        $1,000 to $1,499 390 4.8
4 rooms 3,206 19.3        $1,500 to $1,999 53 0.6
5 rooms 4,519 27.3        $2,000 or more 17 0.2
6 rooms 3,501 21.1        Median (dollars) 580 (X)
7 rooms 1,773 10.7   Not mortgaged 4,408 53.9
8 rooms 923 5.6        Median (dollars) 193 (X)
9 or more rooms 556 3.4        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 14,736 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,826 46.8
1999 to March 2000 2,202 14.9   15 to 19 percent 1,111 13.6
1995 to 1998 3,515 23.9   20 to 24 percent 752 9.2
1990 to 1994 2,191 14.9   25 to 29 percent 514 6.3
1980 to 1989 2,402 16.3   30 to 34 percent 389 4.8
1970 to 1979 1,983 13.5   35 percent or more 1,333 16.3
1969 or earlier 2,443 16.6   Not computed 248 3.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,708 100.0
None 1,906 12.9   GROSS RENT    
1 5,368 36.4   Less than $200 755 20.4
2 5,539 37.6   $200 to $299 627 16.9
3 or more 1,923 13.0   $300 to $499 1,222 33.0
        $500 to $749 419 11.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 61 1.6
Utility Gas 8,325 56.5   $1,000 to $1,499 13 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,488 10.1   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,636 31.5   No cash rent 611 16.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 22 0.1   Median (dollars) 320 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 205 1.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 9 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 17 0.1   Less than 15 percent 646 17.4
No fuel used 34 0.2   15 to 19 percent 370 10.0
        20 to 24 percent 368 9.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 260 7.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 97 0.7   30 to 34 percent 267 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 48 0.3   35 percent or more 1,061 28.6
No telephone service 1,079 7.3   Not computed 736 19.8
 
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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