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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hidalgo 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 2,848 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 2,152 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,574 55.3   1.00 or less 2,016 93.7
1-unit, attached 69 2.4   1.01 to 1.50 91 4.2
2 units 83 2.9   1.51 or more 45 2.1
3 or 4 units 30 1.1        
5 to 9 units 3 0.1             Specified owner-occupied units 807 100.0
10 to 19 units 16 0.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 42 1.5   Less than $50,000 364 45.1
Mobile home 883 31.0   $50,000 to $99,999 374 46.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 148 5.2   $100,000 to $149,999 56 6.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 2 0.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2 0.2
1999 to March 2000 52 1.8   $300,000 to $499,999 2 0.2
1995 to 1998 277 9.7   $500,000 to $999,999 2 0.2
1990 to 1994 195 6.8   $1,000,000 or more 5 0.6
1980 to 1989 350 12.3   Median (dollars) 53,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 775 27.2        
1960 to 1969 301 10.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 524 18.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 374 13.1   With a mortgage 365 45.2
             Less than $300 12 1.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 77 9.5
1 room 53 1.9        $500 to $699 176 21.8
2 rooms 203 7.1        $700 to $999 76 9.4
3 rooms 289 10.1        $1,000 to $1,499 19 2.4
4 rooms 506 17.8        $1,500 to $1,999 3 0.4
5 rooms 621 21.8        $2,000 or more 2 0.2
6 rooms 660 23.2        Median (dollars) 591 (X)
7 rooms 308 10.8   Not mortgaged 442 54.8
8 rooms 104 3.7        Median (dollars) 193 (X)
9 or more rooms 104 3.7        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 2,152 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 413 51.2
1999 to March 2000 398 18.5   15 to 19 percent 98 12.1
1995 to 1998 537 25.0   20 to 24 percent 85 10.5
1990 to 1994 375 17.4   25 to 29 percent 54 6.7
1980 to 1989 359 16.7   30 to 34 percent 27 3.3
1970 to 1979 277 12.9   35 percent or more 110 13.6
1969 or earlier 206 9.6   Not computed 20 2.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 659 100.0
None 227 10.5   GROSS RENT    
1 722 33.6   Less than $200 189 28.7
2 767 35.6   $200 to $299 133 20.2
3 or more 436 20.3   $300 to $499 159 24.1
        $500 to $749 45 6.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 19 2.9
Utility Gas 1,156 53.7   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 579 26.9   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 200 9.3   No cash rent 114 17.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 14 0.7   Median (dollars) 267 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 176 8.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 10 0.5    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 15 0.7   Less than 15 percent 172 26.1
No fuel used 2 0.1   15 to 19 percent 78 11.8
        20 to 24 percent 34 5.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 76 11.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 44 2.0   30 to 34 percent 28 4.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 19 0.9   35 percent or more 145 22.0
No telephone service 237 11.0   Not computed 126 19.1
 
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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