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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tangipahoa 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 40,794 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 36,558 100.0
1-unit, detached 25,321 62.1   1.00 or less 34,813 95.2
1-unit, attached 561 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 1,255 3.4
2 units 1,243 3.0   1.51 or more 490 1.3
3 or 4 units 1,775 4.4        
5 to 9 units 1,168 2.9             Specified owner-occupied units 16,974 100.0
10 to 19 units 269 0.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 553 1.4   Less than $50,000 3,125 18.4
Mobile home 9,754 23.9   $50,000 to $99,999 7,395 43.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 150 0.4   $100,000 to $149,999 3,466 20.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,661 9.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 950 5.6
1999 to March 2000 1,404 3.4   $300,000 to $499,999 271 1.6
1995 to 1998 4,786 11.7   $500,000 to $999,999 57 0.3
1990 to 1994 3,841 9.4   $1,000,000 or more 49 0.3
1980 to 1989 9,762 23.9   Median (dollars) 85,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 8,234 20.2        
1960 to 1969 5,081 12.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,155 12.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,531 6.2   With a mortgage 9,670 57.0
             Less than $300 185 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,163 6.9
1 room 327 0.8        $500 to $699 2,513 14.8
2 rooms 1,470 3.6        $700 to $999 3,284 19.3
3 rooms 3,359 8.2        $1,000 to $1,499 1,913 11.3
4 rooms 7,750 19.0        $1,500 to $1,999 390 2.3
5 rooms 11,615 28.5        $2,000 or more 222 1.3
6 rooms 7,659 18.8        Median (dollars) 772 (X)
7 rooms 4,363 10.7   Not mortgaged 7,304 43.0
8 rooms 2,516 6.2        Median (dollars) 222 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,735 4.3        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 36,558 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 7,487 44.1
1999 to March 2000 6,965 19.1   15 to 19 percent 2,450 14.4
1995 to 1998 9,871 27.0   20 to 24 percent 1,826 10.8
1990 to 1994 5,491 15.0   25 to 29 percent 1,178 6.9
1980 to 1989 6,049 16.5   30 to 34 percent 769 4.5
1970 to 1979 4,186 11.5   35 percent or more 2,759 16.3
1969 or earlier 3,996 10.9   Not computed 505 3.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 9,520 100.0
None 3,752 10.3   GROSS RENT    
1 13,372 36.6   Less than $200 658 6.9
2 14,275 39.0   $200 to $299 928 9.7
3 or more 5,159 14.1   $300 to $499 3,873 40.7
        $500 to $749 2,042 21.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 411 4.3
Utility Gas 9,385 25.7   $1,000 to $1,499 115 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,176 8.7   $1,500 or more 25 0.3
Electricity 23,125 63.3   No cash rent 1,468 15.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 179 0.5   Median (dollars) 427 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 545 1.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 24 0.1   Less than 15 percent 1,553 16.3
No fuel used 124 0.3   15 to 19 percent 1,062 11.2
        20 to 24 percent 782 8.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 734 7.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 276 0.8   30 to 34 percent 490 5.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 230 0.6   35 percent or more 3,001 31.5
No telephone service 2,474 6.8   Not computed 1,898 19.9
 
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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