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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 2,717 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 2,259 100.0
1-unit, detached 2,352 86.6   1.00 or less 2,240 99.2
1-unit, attached 10 0.4   1.01 to 1.50 18 0.8
2 units 22 0.8   1.51 or more 1 0.0
3 or 4 units 29 1.1        
5 to 9 units 34 1.3             Specified owner-occupied units 1,280 100.0
10 to 19 units 21 0.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 27 1.0   Less than $50,000 527 41.2
Mobile home 213 7.8   $50,000 to $99,999 587 45.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 9 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 128 10.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 27 2.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 6 0.5
1999 to March 2000 8 0.3   $300,000 to $499,999 5 0.4
1995 to 1998 61 2.2   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 79 2.9   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 247 9.1   Median (dollars) 57,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 448 16.5        
1960 to 1969 347 12.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 376 13.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,151 42.4   With a mortgage 556 43.4
             Less than $300 5 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 119 9.3
1 room 15 0.6        $500 to $699 195 15.2
2 rooms 73 2.7        $700 to $999 161 12.6
3 rooms 203 7.5        $1,000 to $1,499 66 5.2
4 rooms 339 12.5        $1,500 to $1,999 8 0.6
5 rooms 403 14.8        $2,000 or more 2 0.2
6 rooms 452 16.6        Median (dollars) 665 (X)
7 rooms 432 15.9   Not mortgaged 724 56.6
8 rooms 384 14.1        Median (dollars) 246 (X)
9 or more rooms 416 15.3        
Median (rooms) 6.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 2,259 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 724 56.6
1999 to March 2000 241 10.7   15 to 19 percent 213 16.6
1995 to 1998 509 22.5   20 to 24 percent 122 9.5
1990 to 1994 353 15.6   25 to 29 percent 47 3.7
1980 to 1989 443 19.6   30 to 34 percent 55 4.3
1970 to 1979 357 15.8   35 percent or more 108 8.4
1969 or earlier 356 15.8   Not computed 11 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 435 100.0
None 76 3.4   GROSS RENT    
1 615 27.2   Less than $200 33 7.6
2 880 39.0   $200 to $299 86 19.8
3 or more 688 30.5   $300 to $499 179 41.1
        $500 to $749 76 17.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 5 1.1
Utility Gas 1,173 51.9   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 574 25.4   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 381 16.9   No cash rent 56 12.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 33 1.5   Median (dollars) 387 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 46 2.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 47 2.1   Less than 15 percent 133 30.6
No fuel used 5 0.2   15 to 19 percent 61 14.0
        20 to 24 percent 47 10.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 49 11.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 8 0.4   30 to 34 percent 28 6.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 4 0.2   35 percent or more 57 13.1
No telephone service 40 1.8   Not computed 60 13.8
 
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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