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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 224,000 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 212,890 100.0
1-unit, detached 142,341 63.5   1.00 or less 205,852 96.7
1-unit, attached 10,303 4.6   1.01 to 1.50 4,306 2.0
2 units 13,580 6.1   1.51 or more 2,732 1.3
3 or 4 units 8,518 3.8        
5 to 9 units 9,792 4.4             Specified owner-occupied units 125,114 100.0
10 to 19 units 13,900 6.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 14,472 6.5   Less than $50,000 5,431 4.3
Mobile home 11,069 4.9   $50,000 to $99,999 43,322 34.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 25 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 40,635 32.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 18,387 14.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 12,031 9.6
1999 to March 2000 5,536 2.5   $300,000 to $499,999 4,105 3.3
1995 to 1998 18,357 8.2   $500,000 to $999,999 1,043 0.8
1990 to 1994 16,761 7.5   $1,000,000 or more 160 0.1
1980 to 1989 31,100 13.9   Median (dollars) 115,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 34,451 15.4        
1960 to 1969 28,495 12.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 47,153 21.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 42,147 18.8   With a mortgage 92,210 73.7
             Less than $300 330 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 4,016 3.2
1 room 3,316 1.5        $500 to $699 14,535 11.6
2 rooms 7,359 3.3        $700 to $999 31,402 25.1
3 rooms 18,684 8.3        $1,000 to $1,499 27,266 21.8
4 rooms 31,109 13.9        $1,500 to $1,999 9,332 7.5
5 rooms 42,312 18.9        $2,000 or more 5,329 4.3
6 rooms 40,610 18.1        Median (dollars) 956 (X)
7 rooms 32,071 14.3   Not mortgaged 32,904 26.3
8 rooms 22,276 9.9        Median (dollars) 280 (X)
9 or more rooms 26,263 11.7        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 212,890 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 50,466 40.3
1999 to March 2000 45,141 21.2   15 to 19 percent 24,828 19.8
1995 to 1998 66,100 31.0   20 to 24 percent 18,186 14.5
1990 to 1994 34,169 16.1   25 to 29 percent 11,263 9.0
1980 to 1989 31,720 14.9   30 to 34 percent 5,871 4.7
1970 to 1979 16,741 7.9   35 percent or more 13,805 11.0
1969 or earlier 19,019 8.9   Not computed 695 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 62,733 100.0
None 14,981 7.0   GROSS RENT    
1 71,689 33.7   Less than $200 2,522 4.0
2 90,423 42.5   $200 to $299 2,107 3.4
3 or more 35,797 16.8   $300 to $499 17,237 27.5
        $500 to $749 29,905 47.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 6,677 10.6
Utility Gas 183,837 86.4   $1,000 to $1,499 2,004 3.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 10,537 4.9   $1,500 or more 549 0.9
Electricity 10,839 5.1   No cash rent 1,732 2.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,315 2.0   Median (dollars) 554 (X)
Coal or coke 12 0.0        
Wood 1,255 0.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 58 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,270 0.6   Less than 15 percent 13,457 21.5
No fuel used 767 0.4   15 to 19 percent 10,780 17.2
        20 to 24 percent 8,440 13.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 6,513 10.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 939 0.4   30 to 34 percent 4,199 6.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 1,385 0.7   35 percent or more 16,348 26.1
No telephone service 4,831 2.3   Not computed 2,996 4.8
 
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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