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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk 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 522,323 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 469,299 100.0
1-unit, detached 426,250 81.6   1.00 or less 454,056 96.8
1-unit, attached 21,835 4.2   1.01 to 1.50 9,805 2.1
2 units 20,669 4.0   1.51 or more 5,438 1.2
3 or 4 units 10,116 1.9        
5 to 9 units 11,119 2.1             Specified owner-occupied units 347,890 100.0
10 to 19 units 11,934 2.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 14,927 2.9   Less than $50,000 1,480 0.4
Mobile home 5,374 1.0   $50,000 to $99,999 15,057 4.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 99 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 81,495 23.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 102,550 29.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 87,977 25.3
1999 to March 2000 8,475 1.6   $300,000 to $499,999 43,887 12.6
1995 to 1998 21,004 4.0   $500,000 to $999,999 12,941 3.7
1990 to 1994 20,457 3.9   $1,000,000 or more 2,503 0.7
1980 to 1989 55,274 10.6   Median (dollars) 185,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 100,768 19.3        
1960 to 1969 126,462 24.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 136,376 26.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 53,507 10.2   With a mortgage 256,359 73.7
             Less than $300 45 0.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 757 0.2
1 room 4,423 0.8        $500 to $699 3,706 1.1
2 rooms 11,562 2.2        $700 to $999 20,780 6.0
3 rooms 33,816 6.5        $1,000 to $1,499 71,477 20.5
4 rooms 49,831 9.5        $1,500 to $1,999 86,684 24.9
5 rooms 77,736 14.9        $2,000 or more 72,910 21.0
6 rooms 101,086 19.4        Median (dollars) 1,663 (X)
7 rooms 92,566 17.7   Not mortgaged 91,531 26.3
8 rooms 80,551 15.4        Median (dollars) 660 (X)
9 or more rooms 70,752 13.5        
Median (rooms) 6.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 469,299 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 83,291 23.9
1999 to March 2000 58,647 12.5   15 to 19 percent 54,978 15.8
1995 to 1998 117,523 25.0   20 to 24 percent 52,214 15.0
1990 to 1994 73,614 15.7   25 to 29 percent 41,034 11.8
1980 to 1989 85,837 18.3   30 to 34 percent 28,735 8.3
1970 to 1979 67,104 14.3   35 percent or more 85,586 24.6
1969 or earlier 66,574 14.2   Not computed 2,052 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 94,503 100.0
None 25,493 5.4   GROSS RENT    
1 125,986 26.8   Less than $200 2,208 2.3
2 212,156 45.2   $200 to $299 1,884 2.0
3 or more 105,664 22.5   $300 to $499 3,816 4.0
        $500 to $749 13,404 14.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 30,240 32.0
Utility Gas 129,887 27.7   $1,000 to $1,499 29,963 31.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 8,920 1.9   $1,500 or more 8,030 8.5
Electricity 30,153 6.4   No cash rent 4,958 5.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 297,010 63.3   Median (dollars) 945 (X)
Coal or coke 498 0.1        
Wood 826 0.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 98 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,434 0.3   Less than 15 percent 13,450 14.2
No fuel used 473 0.1   15 to 19 percent 12,560 13.3
        20 to 24 percent 11,325 12.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 9,998 10.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 1,575 0.3   30 to 34 percent 7,082 7.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 1,365 0.3   35 percent or more 33,631 35.6
No telephone service 2,917 0.6   Not computed 6,457 6.8
 
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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