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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schenectady 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 65,032 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 59,684 100.0
1-unit, detached 38,902 59.8   1.00 or less 58,733 98.4
1-unit, attached 1,428 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 613 1.0
2 units 11,709 18.0   1.51 or more 338 0.6
3 or 4 units 5,006 7.7        
5 to 9 units 3,054 4.7             Specified owner-occupied units 33,489 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,925 3.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,652 4.1   Less than $50,000 1,535 4.6
Mobile home 341 0.5   $50,000 to $99,999 17,408 52.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 15 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 9,453 28.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,448 10.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,336 4.0
1999 to March 2000 360 0.6   $300,000 to $499,999 250 0.7
1995 to 1998 1,370 2.1   $500,000 to $999,999 53 0.2
1990 to 1994 2,259 3.5   $1,000,000 or more 6 0.0
1980 to 1989 3,912 6.0   Median (dollars) 94,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 5,389 8.3        
1960 to 1969 6,756 10.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 19,639 30.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 25,347 39.0   With a mortgage 21,299 63.6
             Less than $300 35 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 357 1.1
1 room 617 0.9        $500 to $699 1,661 5.0
2 rooms 1,739 2.7        $700 to $999 6,297 18.8
3 rooms 5,829 9.0        $1,000 to $1,499 8,653 25.8
4 rooms 7,663 11.8        $1,500 to $1,999 2,971 8.9
5 rooms 10,785 16.6        $2,000 or more 1,325 4.0
6 rooms 15,665 24.1        Median (dollars) 1,110 (X)
7 rooms 10,081 15.5   Not mortgaged 12,190 36.4
8 rooms 7,167 11.0        Median (dollars) 407 (X)
9 or more rooms 5,486 8.4        
Median (rooms) 5.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 59,684 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 11,473 34.3
1999 to March 2000 10,069 16.9   15 to 19 percent 6,633 19.8
1995 to 1998 13,875 23.2   20 to 24 percent 5,033 15.0
1990 to 1994 9,058 15.2   25 to 29 percent 3,156 9.4
1980 to 1989 10,026 16.8   30 to 34 percent 2,336 7.0
1970 to 1979 6,100 10.2   35 percent or more 4,615 13.8
1969 or earlier 10,556 17.7   Not computed 243 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 20,539 100.0
None 7,423 12.4   GROSS RENT    
1 22,749 38.1   Less than $200 992 4.8
2 22,134 37.1   $200 to $299 951 4.6
3 or more 7,378 12.4   $300 to $499 4,703 22.9
        $500 to $749 9,812 47.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 2,606 12.7
Utility Gas 43,228 72.4   $1,000 to $1,499 439 2.1
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,146 1.9   $1,500 or more 167 0.8
Electricity 5,866 9.8   No cash rent 869 4.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 8,755 14.7   Median (dollars) 572 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 429 0.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 29 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 144 0.2   Less than 15 percent 3,372 16.4
No fuel used 87 0.1   15 to 19 percent 2,930 14.3
        20 to 24 percent 2,458 12.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 2,182 10.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 195 0.3   30 to 34 percent 1,421 6.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 256 0.4   35 percent or more 6,819 33.2
No telephone service 731 1.2   Not computed 1,357 6.6
 
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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