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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morehouse 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 12,711 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 11,382 100.0
1-unit, detached 9,485 74.6   1.00 or less 10,783 94.7
1-unit, attached 158 1.2   1.01 to 1.50 459 4.0
2 units 228 1.8   1.51 or more 140 1.2
3 or 4 units 388 3.1        
5 to 9 units 146 1.1             Specified owner-occupied units 6,305 100.0
10 to 19 units 47 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 196 1.5   Less than $50,000 3,128 49.6
Mobile home 2,036 16.0   $50,000 to $99,999 2,284 36.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 27 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 590 9.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 221 3.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 37 0.6
1999 to March 2000 206 1.6   $300,000 to $499,999 10 0.2
1995 to 1998 766 6.0   $500,000 to $999,999 9 0.1
1990 to 1994 943 7.4   $1,000,000 or more 26 0.4
1980 to 1989 1,911 15.0   Median (dollars) 50,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,791 22.0        
1960 to 1969 2,326 18.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,046 24.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 722 5.7   With a mortgage 3,006 47.7
             Less than $300 164 2.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 811 12.9
1 room 41 0.3        $500 to $699 770 12.2
2 rooms 233 1.8        $700 to $999 729 11.6
3 rooms 945 7.4        $1,000 to $1,499 420 6.7
4 rooms 2,380 18.7        $1,500 to $1,999 99 1.6
5 rooms 3,580 28.2        $2,000 or more 13 0.2
6 rooms 2,663 21.0        Median (dollars) 641 (X)
7 rooms 1,505 11.8   Not mortgaged 3,299 52.3
8 rooms 843 6.6        Median (dollars) 213 (X)
9 or more rooms 521 4.1        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 11,382 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,135 49.7
1999 to March 2000 1,773 15.6   15 to 19 percent 809 12.8
1995 to 1998 2,911 25.6   20 to 24 percent 660 10.5
1990 to 1994 1,800 15.8   25 to 29 percent 390 6.2
1980 to 1989 1,835 16.1   30 to 34 percent 272 4.3
1970 to 1979 1,377 12.1   35 percent or more 921 14.6
1969 or earlier 1,686 14.8   Not computed 118 1.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,139 100.0
None 1,752 15.4   GROSS RENT    
1 3,902 34.3   Less than $200 430 13.7
2 4,093 36.0   $200 to $299 469 14.9
3 or more 1,635 14.4   $300 to $499 1,201 38.3
        $500 to $749 432 13.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 39 1.2
Utility Gas 5,751 50.5   $1,000 to $1,499 25 0.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,004 8.8   $1,500 or more 5 0.2
Electricity 4,237 37.2   No cash rent 538 17.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 17 0.1   Median (dollars) 362 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 316 2.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 47 0.4   Less than 15 percent 544 17.3
No fuel used 10 0.1   15 to 19 percent 282 9.0
        20 to 24 percent 314 10.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 230 7.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 89 0.8   30 to 34 percent 135 4.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 116 1.0   35 percent or more 930 29.6
No telephone service 617 5.4   Not computed 704 22.4
 
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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