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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tompkins 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 38,625 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 36,420 100.0
1-unit, detached 19,128 49.5   1.00 or less 35,658 97.9
1-unit, attached 1,254 3.2   1.01 to 1.50 439 1.2
2 units 3,493 9.0   1.51 or more 323 0.9
3 or 4 units 3,239 8.4        
5 to 9 units 2,821 7.3             Specified owner-occupied units 13,449 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,753 4.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 3,255 8.4   Less than $50,000 600 4.5
Mobile home 3,671 9.5   $50,000 to $99,999 5,997 44.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 11 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 3,698 27.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,714 12.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 950 7.1
1999 to March 2000 605 1.6   $300,000 to $499,999 449 3.3
1995 to 1998 1,926 5.0   $500,000 to $999,999 41 0.3
1990 to 1994 2,682 6.9   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 5,418 14.0   Median (dollars) 101,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,572 17.0        
1960 to 1969 4,284 11.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,637 14.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,501 29.8   With a mortgage 9,726 72.3
             Less than $300 19 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 239 1.8
1 room 1,589 4.1        $500 to $699 935 7.0
2 rooms 2,492 6.5        $700 to $999 2,881 21.4
3 rooms 4,411 11.4        $1,000 to $1,499 3,424 25.5
4 rooms 5,887 15.2        $1,500 to $1,999 1,294 9.6
5 rooms 6,455 16.7        $2,000 or more 934 6.9
6 rooms 5,711 14.8        Median (dollars) 1,094 (X)
7 rooms 4,448 11.5   Not mortgaged 3,723 27.7
8 rooms 3,240 8.4        Median (dollars) 434 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,392 11.4        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 36,420 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,614 34.3
1999 to March 2000 10,802 29.7   15 to 19 percent 2,487 18.5
1995 to 1998 9,798 26.9   20 to 24 percent 2,167 16.1
1990 to 1994 4,660 12.8   25 to 29 percent 1,560 11.6
1980 to 1989 5,487 15.1   30 to 34 percent 692 5.1
1970 to 1979 2,705 7.4   35 percent or more 1,881 14.0
1969 or earlier 2,968 8.1   Not computed 48 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 16,607 100.0
None 4,153 11.4   GROSS RENT    
1 14,944 41.0   Less than $200 478 2.9
2 12,891 35.4   $200 to $299 551 3.3
3 or more 4,432 12.2   $300 to $499 3,945 23.8
        $500 to $749 6,959 41.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 2,605 15.7
Utility Gas 19,214 52.8   $1,000 to $1,499 979 5.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,098 8.5   $1,500 or more 683 4.1
Electricity 6,144 16.9   No cash rent 407 2.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 5,696 15.6   Median (dollars) 611 (X)
Coal or coke 343 0.9        
Wood 1,696 4.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 163 0.4   Less than 15 percent 2,249 13.5
No fuel used 59 0.2   15 to 19 percent 1,909 11.5
        20 to 24 percent 1,711 10.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,479 8.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 206 0.6   30 to 34 percent 1,176 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 279 0.8   35 percent or more 7,100 42.8
No telephone service 424 1.2   Not computed 983 5.9
 
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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