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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allegany 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 32,984 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 29,322 100.0
1-unit, detached 22,553 68.4   1.00 or less 29,089 99.2
1-unit, attached 2,329 7.1   1.01 to 1.50 187 0.6
2 units 2,121 6.4   1.51 or more 46 0.2
3 or 4 units 1,357 4.1        
5 to 9 units 1,315 4.0             Specified owner-occupied units 17,872 100.0
10 to 19 units 526 1.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 1,088 3.3   Less than $50,000 4,760 26.6
Mobile home 1,624 4.9   $50,000 to $99,999 8,950 50.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 71 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 2,938 16.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 778 4.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 324 1.8
1999 to March 2000 197 0.6   $300,000 to $499,999 104 0.6
1995 to 1998 830 2.5   $500,000 to $999,999 15 0.1
1990 to 1994 1,144 3.5   $1,000,000 or more 3 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,276 6.9   Median (dollars) 71,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,538 10.7        
1960 to 1969 4,194 12.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 8,099 24.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 12,706 38.5   With a mortgage 9,348 52.3
             Less than $300 152 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,533 8.6
1 room 255 0.8        $500 to $699 2,673 15.0
2 rooms 738 2.2        $700 to $999 3,026 16.9
3 rooms 2,266 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 1,494 8.4
4 rooms 4,639 14.1        $1,500 to $1,999 324 1.8
5 rooms 6,666 20.2        $2,000 or more 146 0.8
6 rooms 8,632 26.2        Median (dollars) 728 (X)
7 rooms 4,214 12.8   Not mortgaged 8,524 47.7
8 rooms 2,899 8.8        Median (dollars) 249 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,675 8.1        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 29,322 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 8,242 46.1
1999 to March 2000 4,394 15.0   15 to 19 percent 3,112 17.4
1995 to 1998 6,027 20.6   20 to 24 percent 2,206 12.3
1990 to 1994 4,154 14.2   25 to 29 percent 1,299 7.3
1980 to 1989 4,831 16.5   30 to 34 percent 802 4.5
1970 to 1979 3,705 12.6   35 percent or more 2,048 11.5
1969 or earlier 6,211 21.2   Not computed 163 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 8,650 100.0
None 3,188 10.9   GROSS RENT    
1 10,107 34.5   Less than $200 922 10.7
2 10,531 35.9   $200 to $299 1,405 16.2
3 or more 5,496 18.7   $300 to $499 3,639 42.1
        $500 to $749 1,638 18.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 162 1.9
Utility Gas 16,425 56.0   $1,000 to $1,499 62 0.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 583 2.0   $1,500 or more 45 0.5
Electricity 5,334 18.2   No cash rent 777 9.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,626 15.8   Median (dollars) 381 (X)
Coal or coke 952 3.2        
Wood 1,219 4.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 137 0.5   Less than 15 percent 1,834 21.2
No fuel used 46 0.2   15 to 19 percent 1,148 13.3
        20 to 24 percent 754 8.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 812 9.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 162 0.6   30 to 34 percent 564 6.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 173 0.6   35 percent or more 2,520 29.1
No telephone service 733 2.5   Not computed 1,018 11.8
 
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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