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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ouachita 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 60,154 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 55,216 100.0
1-unit, detached 40,050 66.6   1.00 or less 52,511 95.1
1-unit, attached 1,259 2.1   1.01 to 1.50 1,898 3.4
2 units 1,542 2.6   1.51 or more 807 1.5
3 or 4 units 3,612 6.0        
5 to 9 units 2,370 3.9             Specified owner-occupied units 27,739 100.0
10 to 19 units 833 1.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,601 4.3   Less than $50,000 6,272 22.6
Mobile home 7,851 13.1   $50,000 to $99,999 12,127 43.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 36 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 5,091 18.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 2,342 8.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,277 4.6
1999 to March 2000 1,253 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 392 1.4
1995 to 1998 4,114 6.8   $500,000 to $999,999 220 0.8
1990 to 1994 3,951 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 18 0.1
1980 to 1989 10,893 18.1   Median (dollars) 80,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 14,556 24.2        
1960 to 1969 11,185 18.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 11,499 19.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,703 4.5   With a mortgage 17,479 63.0
             Less than $300 341 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,371 8.5
1 room 623 1.0        $500 to $699 4,250 15.3
2 rooms 2,301 3.8        $700 to $999 5,116 18.4
3 rooms 5,670 9.4        $1,000 to $1,499 3,636 13.1
4 rooms 10,056 16.7        $1,500 to $1,999 1,046 3.8
5 rooms 15,884 26.4        $2,000 or more 719 2.6
6 rooms 12,499 20.8        Median (dollars) 787 (X)
7 rooms 6,752 11.2   Not mortgaged 10,260 37.0
8 rooms 3,589 6.0        Median (dollars) 226 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,780 4.6        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 55,216 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 13,134 47.3
1999 to March 2000 11,566 20.9   15 to 19 percent 4,565 16.5
1995 to 1998 15,375 27.8   20 to 24 percent 2,966 10.7
1990 to 1994 8,826 16.0   25 to 29 percent 1,918 6.9
1980 to 1989 8,041 14.6   30 to 34 percent 1,239 4.5
1970 to 1979 5,635 10.2   35 percent or more 3,545 12.8
1969 or earlier 5,773 10.5   Not computed 372 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 19,688 100.0
None 6,536 11.8   GROSS RENT    
1 19,977 36.2   Less than $200 1,465 7.4
2 21,275 38.5   $200 to $299 2,340 11.9
3 or more 7,428 13.5   $300 to $499 7,221 36.7
        $500 to $749 5,893 29.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 865 4.4
Utility Gas 25,273 45.8   $1,000 to $1,499 246 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,665 3.0   $1,500 or more 64 0.3
Electricity 27,721 50.2   No cash rent 1,594 8.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 43 0.1   Median (dollars) 444 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 353 0.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 4 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 7 0.0   Less than 15 percent 3,412 17.3
No fuel used 150 0.3   15 to 19 percent 2,401 12.2
        20 to 24 percent 2,184 11.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,776 9.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 332 0.6   30 to 34 percent 1,243 6.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 374 0.7   35 percent or more 6,263 31.8
No telephone service 2,064 3.7   Not computed 2,409 12.2
 
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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