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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kalamazoo 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 99,250 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 93,479 100.0
1-unit, detached 63,017 63.5   1.00 or less 91,290 97.7
1-unit, attached 2,875 2.9   1.01 to 1.50 1,431 1.5
2 units 3,247 3.3   1.51 or more 758 0.8
3 or 4 units 4,221 4.3        
5 to 9 units 5,523 5.6             Specified owner-occupied units 51,194 100.0
10 to 19 units 6,984 7.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 8,797 8.9   Less than $50,000 3,919 7.7
Mobile home 4,565 4.6   $50,000 to $99,999 18,818 36.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 21 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 15,272 29.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 7,046 13.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 4,102 8.0
1999 to March 2000 1,784 1.8   $300,000 to $499,999 1,582 3.1
1995 to 1998 7,046 7.1   $500,000 to $999,999 355 0.7
1990 to 1994 6,539 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 100 0.2
1980 to 1989 12,426 12.5   Median (dollars) 108,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 18,292 18.4        
1960 to 1969 14,631 14.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 22,164 22.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 16,368 16.5   With a mortgage 36,492 71.3
             Less than $300 303 0.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,412 4.7
1 room 1,392 1.4        $500 to $699 6,371 12.4
2 rooms 4,205 4.2        $700 to $999 11,611 22.7
3 rooms 9,406 9.5        $1,000 to $1,499 10,470 20.5
4 rooms 15,470 15.6        $1,500 to $1,999 3,330 6.5
5 rooms 19,116 19.3        $2,000 or more 1,995 3.9
6 rooms 17,979 18.1        Median (dollars) 933 (X)
7 rooms 12,671 12.8   Not mortgaged 14,702 28.7
8 rooms 9,237 9.3        Median (dollars) 287 (X)
9 or more rooms 9,774 9.8        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 93,479 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 22,144 43.3
1999 to March 2000 22,170 23.7   15 to 19 percent 9,834 19.2
1995 to 1998 26,879 28.8   20 to 24 percent 7,171 14.0
1990 to 1994 13,682 14.6   25 to 29 percent 4,344 8.5
1980 to 1989 13,612 14.6   30 to 34 percent 2,377 4.6
1970 to 1979 8,327 8.9   35 percent or more 5,086 9.9
1969 or earlier 8,809 9.4   Not computed 238 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 31,693 100.0
None 6,490 6.9   GROSS RENT    
1 32,526 34.8   Less than $200 2,011 6.3
2 38,029 40.7   $200 to $299 1,133 3.6
3 or more 16,434 17.6   $300 to $499 10,221 32.3
        $500 to $749 12,800 40.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 3,151 9.9
Utility Gas 73,912 79.1   $1,000 to $1,499 1,008 3.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 5,444 5.8   $1,500 or more 486 1.5
Electricity 8,782 9.4   No cash rent 883 2.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 3,778 4.0   Median (dollars) 529 (X)
Coal or coke 19 0.0        
Wood 724 0.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 9 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 535 0.6   Less than 15 percent 5,759 18.2
No fuel used 276 0.3   15 to 19 percent 4,729 14.9
        20 to 24 percent 4,145 13.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,198 10.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 213 0.2   30 to 34 percent 2,224 7.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 210 0.2   35 percent or more 10,203 32.2
No telephone service 1,835 2.0   Not computed 1,435 4.5
 
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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