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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alcorn 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 15,818 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 14,224 100.0
1-unit, detached 11,508 72.8   1.00 or less 13,964 98.2
1-unit, attached 230 1.5   1.01 to 1.50 228 1.6
2 units 351 2.2   1.51 or more 32 0.2
3 or 4 units 568 3.6        
5 to 9 units 270 1.7             Specified owner-occupied units 7,303 100.0
10 to 19 units 175 1.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 278 1.8   Less than $50,000 2,572 35.2
Mobile home 2,425 15.3   $50,000 to $99,999 3,360 46.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 13 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 729 10.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 346 4.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 231 3.2
1999 to March 2000 364 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 44 0.6
1995 to 1998 1,216 7.7   $500,000 to $999,999 11 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,272 8.0   $1,000,000 or more 10 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,697 17.1   Median (dollars) 62,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,717 23.5        
1960 to 1969 2,609 16.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,670 16.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,273 8.0   With a mortgage 3,891 53.3
             Less than $300 119 1.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 940 12.9
1 room 40 0.3        $500 to $699 1,069 14.6
2 rooms 296 1.9        $700 to $999 1,045 14.3
3 rooms 883 5.6        $1,000 to $1,499 537 7.4
4 rooms 2,916 18.4        $1,500 to $1,999 128 1.8
5 rooms 4,543 28.7        $2,000 or more 53 0.7
6 rooms 3,433 21.7        Median (dollars) 664 (X)
7 rooms 1,846 11.7   Not mortgaged 3,412 46.7
8 rooms 954 6.0        Median (dollars) 214 (X)
9 or more rooms 907 5.7        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 14,224 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,526 48.3
1999 to March 2000 2,524 17.7   15 to 19 percent 1,081 14.8
1995 to 1998 3,387 23.8   20 to 24 percent 809 11.1
1990 to 1994 2,277 16.0   25 to 29 percent 431 5.9
1980 to 1989 2,450 17.2   30 to 34 percent 288 3.9
1970 to 1979 1,904 13.4   35 percent or more 982 13.4
1969 or earlier 1,682 11.8   Not computed 186 2.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,638 100.0
None 1,160 8.2   GROSS RENT    
1 4,434 31.2   Less than $200 564 15.5
2 5,561 39.1   $200 to $299 601 16.5
3 or more 3,069 21.6   $300 to $499 1,519 41.8
        $500 to $749 476 13.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 92 2.5
Utility Gas 5,221 36.7   $1,000 to $1,499 7 0.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,351 30.6   $1,500 or more 2 0.1
Electricity 4,340 30.5   No cash rent 377 10.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 43 0.3   Median (dollars) 355 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 223 1.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 2 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 22 0.2   Less than 15 percent 810 22.3
No fuel used 22 0.2   15 to 19 percent 546 15.0
        20 to 24 percent 400 11.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 276 7.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 80 0.6   30 to 34 percent 235 6.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 59 0.4   35 percent or more 848 23.3
No telephone service 959 6.7   Not computed 523 14.4
 
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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