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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 9,410 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 7,666 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,326 77.9   1.00 or less 7,556 98.6
1-unit, attached 238 2.5   1.01 to 1.50 96 1.3
2 units 207 2.2   1.51 or more 14 0.2
3 or 4 units 280 3.0        
5 to 9 units 332 3.5             Specified owner-occupied units 4,542 100.0
10 to 19 units 397 4.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 189 2.0   Less than $50,000 182 4.0
Mobile home 410 4.4   $50,000 to $99,999 1,701 37.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 31 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,207 26.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 604 13.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 420 9.2
1999 to March 2000 420 4.5   $300,000 to $499,999 326 7.2
1995 to 1998 542 5.8   $500,000 to $999,999 70 1.5
1990 to 1994 762 8.1   $1,000,000 or more 32 0.7
1980 to 1989 1,273 13.5   Median (dollars) 115,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,366 14.5        
1960 to 1969 1,021 10.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,668 17.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,358 25.1   With a mortgage 2,822 62.1
             Less than $300 31 0.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 194 4.3
1 room 62 0.7        $500 to $699 363 8.0
2 rooms 195 2.1        $700 to $999 921 20.3
3 rooms 648 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 907 20.0
4 rooms 1,253 13.3        $1,500 to $1,999 236 5.2
5 rooms 1,862 19.8        $2,000 or more 170 3.7
6 rooms 2,321 24.7        Median (dollars) 966 (X)
7 rooms 1,383 14.7   Not mortgaged 1,720 37.9
8 rooms 906 9.6        Median (dollars) 302 (X)
9 or more rooms 780 8.3        
Median (rooms) 5.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 7,666 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,771 39.0
1999 to March 2000 1,282 16.7   15 to 19 percent 764 16.8
1995 to 1998 1,905 24.8   20 to 24 percent 603 13.3
1990 to 1994 1,254 16.4   25 to 29 percent 337 7.4
1980 to 1989 1,341 17.5   30 to 34 percent 196 4.3
1970 to 1979 922 12.0   35 percent or more 833 18.3
1969 or earlier 962 12.5   Not computed 38 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,134 100.0
None 651 8.5   GROSS RENT    
1 2,483 32.4   Less than $200 153 7.2
2 3,076 40.1   $200 to $299 105 4.9
3 or more 1,456 19.0   $300 to $499 602 28.2
        $500 to $749 726 34.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 257 12.0
Utility Gas 109 1.4   $1,000 to $1,499 35 1.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,653 21.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,763 36.0   No cash rent 256 12.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,846 37.1   Median (dollars) 526 (X)
Coal or coke 12 0.2        
Wood 242 3.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 2 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 30 0.4   Less than 15 percent 460 21.6
No fuel used 9 0.1   15 to 19 percent 294 13.8
        20 to 24 percent 234 11.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 192 9.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 73 1.0   30 to 34 percent 141 6.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 47 0.6   35 percent or more 507 23.8
No telephone service 209 2.7   Not computed 306 14.3
 
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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