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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Queens 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 817,250 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 782,664 100.0
1-unit, detached 172,135 21.1   1.00 or less 654,641 83.6
1-unit, attached 79,812 9.8   1.01 to 1.50 58,974 7.5
2 units 156,709 19.2   1.51 or more 69,049 8.8
3 or 4 units 85,466 10.5        
5 to 9 units 45,750 5.6             Specified owner-occupied units 186,983 100.0
10 to 19 units 28,160 3.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 248,265 30.4   Less than $50,000 3,582 1.9
Mobile home 632 0.1   $50,000 to $99,999 3,642 1.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 321 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 17,918 9.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 58,492 31.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 67,220 35.9
1999 to March 2000 3,384 0.4   $300,000 to $499,999 30,911 16.5
1995 to 1998 8,689 1.1   $500,000 to $999,999 4,767 2.5
1990 to 1994 9,660 1.2   $1,000,000 or more 451 0.2
1980 to 1989 28,384 3.5   Median (dollars) 212,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 58,919 7.2        
1960 to 1969 130,750 16.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 336,899 41.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 240,565 29.4   With a mortgage 122,366 65.4
             Less than $300 52 0.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,162 0.6
1 room 50,179 6.1        $500 to $699 4,226 2.3
2 rooms 82,701 10.1        $700 to $999 12,115 6.5
3 rooms 170,335 20.8        $1,000 to $1,499 34,538 18.5
4 rooms 155,787 19.1        $1,500 to $1,999 42,081 22.5
5 rooms 131,560 16.1        $2,000 or more 28,192 15.1
6 rooms 111,893 13.7        Median (dollars) 1,597 (X)
7 rooms 47,460 5.8   Not mortgaged 64,617 34.6
8 rooms 29,112 3.6        Median (dollars) 447 (X)
9 or more rooms 38,223 4.7        
Median (rooms) 4.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 782,664 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 56,799 30.4
1999 to March 2000 105,923 13.5   15 to 19 percent 25,048 13.4
1995 to 1998 221,338 28.3   20 to 24 percent 21,029 11.2
1990 to 1994 130,694 16.7   25 to 29 percent 16,513 8.8
1980 to 1989 124,482 15.9   30 to 34 percent 12,439 6.7
1970 to 1979 96,990 12.4   35 percent or more 52,088 27.9
1969 or earlier 103,237 13.2   Not computed 3,067 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 447,445 100.0
None 295,049 37.7   GROSS RENT    
1 321,337 41.1   Less than $200 12,493 2.8
2 132,217 16.9   $200 to $299 9,674 2.2
3 or more 34,061 4.4   $300 to $499 34,611 7.7
        $500 to $749 143,608 32.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 153,991 34.4
Utility Gas 463,057 59.2   $1,000 to $1,499 72,707 16.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 20,406 2.6   $1,500 or more 10,109 2.3
Electricity 42,258 5.4   No cash rent 10,252 2.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 243,152 31.1   Median (dollars) 775 (X)
Coal or coke 402 0.1        
Wood 63 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 265 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 7,189 0.9   Less than 15 percent 85,943 19.2
No fuel used 5,872 0.8   15 to 19 percent 60,724 13.6
        20 to 24 percent 52,866 11.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 43,128 9.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 7,628 1.0   30 to 34 percent 31,714 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 6,617 0.8   35 percent or more 146,435 32.7
No telephone service 11,483 1.5   Not computed 26,635 6.0
 
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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