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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox County
[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 21,612 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 16,608 100.0
1-unit, detached 16,310 75.5   1.00 or less 16,315 98.2
1-unit, attached 489 2.3   1.01 to 1.50 201 1.2
2 units 1,042 4.8   1.51 or more 92 0.6
3 or 4 units 961 4.4        
5 to 9 units 474 2.2             Specified owner-occupied units 8,685 100.0
10 to 19 units 191 0.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 390 1.8   Less than $50,000 367 4.2
Mobile home 1,709 7.9   $50,000 to $99,999 3,358 38.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 46 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 2,201 25.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,221 14.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 813 9.4
1999 to March 2000 366 1.7   $300,000 to $499,999 563 6.5
1995 to 1998 1,416 6.6   $500,000 to $999,999 141 1.6
1990 to 1994 1,425 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 21 0.2
1980 to 1989 3,327 15.4   Median (dollars) 112,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,931 13.6        
1960 to 1969 1,372 6.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,152 10.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 8,623 39.9   With a mortgage 5,360 61.7
             Less than $300 34 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 491 5.7
1 room 302 1.4        $500 to $699 1,034 11.9
2 rooms 862 4.0        $700 to $999 1,788 20.6
3 rooms 1,833 8.5        $1,000 to $1,499 1,385 15.9
4 rooms 3,313 15.3        $1,500 to $1,999 353 4.1
5 rooms 4,617 21.4        $2,000 or more 275 3.2
6 rooms 3,926 18.2        Median (dollars) 878 (X)
7 rooms 3,096 14.3   Not mortgaged 3,325 38.3
8 rooms 1,838 8.5        Median (dollars) 328 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,825 8.4        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 16,608 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,221 37.1
1999 to March 2000 2,779 16.7   15 to 19 percent 1,389 16.0
1995 to 1998 4,194 25.3   20 to 24 percent 1,250 14.4
1990 to 1994 2,558 15.4   25 to 29 percent 833 9.6
1980 to 1989 3,297 19.9   30 to 34 percent 518 6.0
1970 to 1979 1,929 11.6   35 percent or more 1,432 16.5
1969 or earlier 1,851 11.1   Not computed 42 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,205 100.0
None 1,099 6.6   GROSS RENT    
1 5,989 36.1   Less than $200 235 5.6
2 7,226 43.5   $200 to $299 267 6.3
3 or more 2,294 13.8   $300 to $499 1,237 29.4
        $500 to $749 1,521 36.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 407 9.7
Utility Gas 63 0.4   $1,000 to $1,499 68 1.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,280 7.7   $1,500 or more 28 0.7
Electricity 902 5.4   No cash rent 442 10.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 13,095 78.8   Median (dollars) 517 (X)
Coal or coke 18 0.1        
Wood 1,191 7.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 11 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 42 0.3   Less than 15 percent 587 14.0
No fuel used 6 0.0   15 to 19 percent 682 16.2
        20 to 24 percent 597 14.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 427 10.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 159 1.0   30 to 34 percent 242 5.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 93 0.6   35 percent or more 1,208 28.7
No telephone service 251 1.5   Not computed 462 11.0
 
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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