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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dorchester 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 14,681 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,706 100.0
1-unit, detached 10,689 72.8   1.00 or less 12,459 98.1
1-unit, attached 264 1.8   1.01 to 1.50 199 1.6
2 units 801 5.5   1.51 or more 48 0.4
3 or 4 units 486 3.3        
5 to 9 units 531 3.6             Specified owner-occupied units 6,778 100.0
10 to 19 units 138 0.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 253 1.7   Less than $50,000 765 11.3
Mobile home 1,517 10.3   $50,000 to $99,999 3,002 44.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 2 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,704 25.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 640 9.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 377 5.6
1999 to March 2000 255 1.7   $300,000 to $499,999 190 2.8
1995 to 1998 718 4.9   $500,000 to $999,999 66 1.0
1990 to 1994 979 6.7   $1,000,000 or more 34 0.5
1980 to 1989 1,864 12.7   Median (dollars) 92,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,048 14.0        
1960 to 1969 1,734 11.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,615 24.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 3,468 23.6   With a mortgage 3,956 58.4
             Less than $300 34 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 260 3.8
1 room 36 0.2        $500 to $699 702 10.4
2 rooms 204 1.4        $700 to $999 1,414 20.9
3 rooms 836 5.7        $1,000 to $1,499 1,151 17.0
4 rooms 2,557 17.4        $1,500 to $1,999 267 3.9
5 rooms 3,266 22.2        $2,000 or more 128 1.9
6 rooms 3,565 24.3        Median (dollars) 897 (X)
7 rooms 1,894 12.9   Not mortgaged 2,822 41.6
8 rooms 1,221 8.3        Median (dollars) 267 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,102 7.5        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,706 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,605 38.4
1999 to March 2000 1,762 13.9   15 to 19 percent 1,135 16.7
1995 to 1998 3,154 24.8   20 to 24 percent 876 12.9
1990 to 1994 1,905 15.0   25 to 29 percent 516 7.6
1980 to 1989 2,201 17.3   30 to 34 percent 386 5.7
1970 to 1979 1,500 11.8   35 percent or more 1,193 17.6
1969 or earlier 2,184 17.2   Not computed 67 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,669 100.0
None 1,519 12.0   GROSS RENT    
1 4,189 33.0   Less than $200 390 10.6
2 4,859 38.2   $200 to $299 374 10.2
3 or more 2,139 16.8   $300 to $499 1,283 35.0
        $500 to $749 1,100 30.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 183 5.0
Utility Gas 1,403 11.0   $1,000 to $1,499 34 0.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,506 11.9   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,433 34.9   No cash rent 305 8.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 5,059 39.8   Median (dollars) 456 (X)
Coal or coke 25 0.2        
Wood 168 1.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 16 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 65 0.5   Less than 15 percent 728 19.8
No fuel used 31 0.2   15 to 19 percent 529 14.4
        20 to 24 percent 475 12.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 311 8.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 165 1.3   30 to 34 percent 210 5.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 108 0.8   35 percent or more 1,029 28.0
No telephone service 560 4.4   Not computed 387 10.5
 
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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