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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forrest 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 29,913 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 27,183 100.0
1-unit, detached 18,597 62.2   1.00 or less 26,036 95.8
1-unit, attached 357 1.2   1.01 to 1.50 712 2.6
2 units 1,038 3.5   1.51 or more 435 1.6
3 or 4 units 1,812 6.1        
5 to 9 units 1,483 5.0             Specified owner-occupied units 12,876 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,061 3.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,467 8.2   Less than $50,000 3,954 30.7
Mobile home 3,050 10.2   $50,000 to $99,999 5,829 45.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 48 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 1,829 14.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 749 5.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 388 3.0
1999 to March 2000 730 2.4   $300,000 to $499,999 83 0.6
1995 to 1998 2,436 8.1   $500,000 to $999,999 32 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,788 6.0   $1,000,000 or more 12 0.1
1980 to 1989 5,315 17.8   Median (dollars) 69,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 7,173 24.0        
1960 to 1969 4,609 15.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,790 19.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,072 6.9   With a mortgage 7,869 61.1
             Less than $300 190 1.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,145 8.9
1 room 404 1.4        $500 to $699 2,300 17.9
2 rooms 1,497 5.0        $700 to $999 2,317 18.0
3 rooms 3,528 11.8        $1,000 to $1,499 1,414 11.0
4 rooms 5,173 17.3        $1,500 to $1,999 373 2.9
5 rooms 6,966 23.3        $2,000 or more 130 1.0
6 rooms 5,861 19.6        Median (dollars) 734 (X)
7 rooms 3,464 11.6   Not mortgaged 5,007 38.9
8 rooms 1,716 5.7        Median (dollars) 239 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,304 4.4        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 27,183 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 5,332 41.4
1999 to March 2000 7,207 26.5   15 to 19 percent 2,058 16.0
1995 to 1998 7,481 27.5   20 to 24 percent 1,469 11.4
1990 to 1994 3,977 14.6   25 to 29 percent 921 7.2
1980 to 1989 3,534 13.0   30 to 34 percent 597 4.6
1970 to 1979 2,515 9.3   35 percent or more 2,338 18.2
1969 or earlier 2,469 9.1   Not computed 161 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 10,677 100.0
None 2,229 8.2   GROSS RENT    
1 10,802 39.7   Less than $200 540 5.1
2 10,048 37.0   $200 to $299 949 8.9
3 or more 4,104 15.1   $300 to $499 5,021 47.0
        $500 to $749 2,767 25.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 408 3.8
Utility Gas 10,740 39.5   $1,000 to $1,499 148 1.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,046 7.5   $1,500 or more 17 0.2
Electricity 14,001 51.5   No cash rent 827 7.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 58 0.2   Median (dollars) 438 (X)
Coal or coke 5 0.0        
Wood 162 0.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 30 0.1   Less than 15 percent 1,735 16.2
No fuel used 141 0.5   15 to 19 percent 1,303 12.2
        20 to 24 percent 1,091 10.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 852 8.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 151 0.6   30 to 34 percent 831 7.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 124 0.5   35 percent or more 3,505 32.8
No telephone service 1,844 6.8   Not computed 1,360 12.7
 
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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