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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cecil 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 34,461 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 31,223 100.0
1-unit, detached 24,230 70.3   1.00 or less 30,631 98.1
1-unit, attached 2,948 8.6   1.01 to 1.50 471 1.5
2 units 822 2.4   1.51 or more 121 0.4
3 or 4 units 1,074 3.1        
5 to 9 units 1,427 4.1             Specified owner-occupied units 19,065 100.0
10 to 19 units 650 1.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 476 1.4   Less than $50,000 302 1.6
Mobile home 2,821 8.2   $50,000 to $99,999 4,034 21.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 13 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 7,996 41.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,902 20.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2,267 11.9
1999 to March 2000 1,316 3.8   $300,000 to $499,999 454 2.4
1995 to 1998 3,637 10.6   $500,000 to $999,999 71 0.4
1990 to 1994 4,233 12.3   $1,000,000 or more 39 0.2
1980 to 1989 6,436 18.7   Median (dollars) 132,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 5,286 15.3        
1960 to 1969 3,496 10.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,632 16.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,425 12.8   With a mortgage 14,268 74.8
             Less than $300 23 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 278 1.5
1 room 178 0.5        $500 to $699 988 5.2
2 rooms 530 1.5        $700 to $999 4,039 21.2
3 rooms 1,612 4.7        $1,000 to $1,499 6,107 32.0
4 rooms 4,641 13.5        $1,500 to $1,999 2,020 10.6
5 rooms 7,377 21.4        $2,000 or more 813 4.3
6 rooms 7,569 22.0        Median (dollars) 1,122 (X)
7 rooms 4,920 14.3   Not mortgaged 4,797 25.2
8 rooms 3,886 11.3        Median (dollars) 306 (X)
9 or more rooms 3,748 10.9        
Median (rooms) 5.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 31,223 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 6,341 33.3
1999 to March 2000 5,533 17.7   15 to 19 percent 3,480 18.3
1995 to 1998 8,674 27.8   20 to 24 percent 3,076 16.1
1990 to 1994 5,304 17.0   25 to 29 percent 1,995 10.5
1980 to 1989 5,487 17.6   30 to 34 percent 1,277 6.7
1970 to 1979 3,200 10.2   35 percent or more 2,845 14.9
1969 or earlier 3,025 9.7   Not computed 51 0.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 7,607 100.0
None 1,869 6.0   GROSS RENT    
1 8,641 27.7   Less than $200 325 4.3
2 13,387 42.9   $200 to $299 320 4.2
3 or more 7,326 23.5   $300 to $499 1,433 18.8
        $500 to $749 2,730 35.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,729 22.7
Utility Gas 3,876 12.4   $1,000 to $1,499 463 6.1
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 5,018 16.1   $1,500 or more 6 0.1
Electricity 10,116 32.4   No cash rent 601 7.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 11,167 35.8   Median (dollars) 617 (X)
Coal or coke 96 0.3        
Wood 717 2.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 181 0.6   Less than 15 percent 1,548 20.3
No fuel used 52 0.2   15 to 19 percent 1,186 15.6
        20 to 24 percent 1,054 13.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 759 10.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 140 0.4   30 to 34 percent 588 7.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 104 0.3   35 percent or more 1,772 23.3
No telephone service 745 2.4   Not computed 700 9.2
 
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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