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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 187,907 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 176,234 100.0
1-unit, detached 119,015 63.3   1.00 or less 167,070 94.8
1-unit, attached 8,159 4.3   1.01 to 1.50 5,629 3.2
2 units 8,080 4.3   1.51 or more 3,535 2.0
3 or 4 units 12,941 6.9        
5 to 9 units 7,697 4.1             Specified owner-occupied units 103,554 100.0
10 to 19 units 8,337 4.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 20,132 10.7   Less than $50,000 5,958 5.8
Mobile home 3,491 1.9   $50,000 to $99,999 42,747 41.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 55 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 27,979 27.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 13,442 13.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 8,262 8.0
1999 to March 2000 1,377 0.7   $300,000 to $499,999 3,632 3.5
1995 to 1998 4,658 2.5   $500,000 to $999,999 1,238 1.2
1990 to 1994 6,857 3.6   $1,000,000 or more 296 0.3
1980 to 1989 31,179 16.6   Median (dollars) 105,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 57,025 30.3        
1960 to 1969 43,965 23.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 36,328 19.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 6,518 3.5   With a mortgage 68,358 66.0
             Less than $300 544 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 4,846 4.7
1 room 3,614 1.9        $500 to $699 12,415 12.0
2 rooms 9,697 5.2        $700 to $999 23,722 22.9
3 rooms 21,073 11.2        $1,000 to $1,499 18,250 17.6
4 rooms 30,775 16.4        $1,500 to $1,999 5,001 4.8
5 rooms 39,553 21.0        $2,000 or more 3,580 3.5
6 rooms 37,605 20.0        Median (dollars) 895 (X)
7 rooms 22,528 12.0   Not mortgaged 35,196 34.0
8 rooms 13,155 7.0        Median (dollars) 266 (X)
9 or more rooms 9,907 5.3        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 176,234 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 44,254 42.7
1999 to March 2000 32,009 18.2   15 to 19 percent 16,816 16.2
1995 to 1998 44,872 25.5   20 to 24 percent 12,462 12.0
1990 to 1994 28,155 16.0   25 to 29 percent 8,293 8.0
1980 to 1989 25,750 14.6   30 to 34 percent 5,211 5.0
1970 to 1979 24,470 13.9   35 percent or more 15,460 14.9
1969 or earlier 20,978 11.9   Not computed 1,058 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 63,643 100.0
None 16,387 9.3   GROSS RENT    
1 70,964 40.3   Less than $200 1,840 2.9
2 67,221 38.1   $200 to $299 2,324 3.7
3 or more 21,662 12.3   $300 to $499 19,781 31.1
        $500 to $749 27,253 42.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 7,492 11.8
Utility Gas 91,282 51.8   $1,000 to $1,499 2,026 3.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,290 0.7   $1,500 or more 360 0.6
Electricity 82,770 47.0   No cash rent 2,567 4.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 54 0.0   Median (dollars) 544 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 54 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 40 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 58 0.0   Less than 15 percent 11,972 18.8
No fuel used 686 0.4   15 to 19 percent 9,939 15.6
        20 to 24 percent 8,243 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 6,186 9.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 959 0.5   30 to 34 percent 4,365 6.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 785 0.4   35 percent or more 18,617 29.3
No telephone service 3,365 1.9   Not computed 4,321 6.8
 
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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