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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alleghany 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 6,412 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 4,593 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,992 77.9   1.00 or less 4,524 98.5
1-unit, attached 50 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 56 1.2
2 units 63 1.0   1.51 or more 13 0.3
3 or 4 units 85 1.3        
5 to 9 units 140 2.2             Specified owner-occupied units 2,280 100.0
10 to 19 units 49 0.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 30 0.5   Less than $50,000 247 10.8
Mobile home 950 14.8   $50,000 to $99,999 1,065 46.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 53 0.8   $100,000 to $149,999 524 23.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 228 10.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 116 5.1
1999 to March 2000 191 3.0   $300,000 to $499,999 71 3.1
1995 to 1998 598 9.3   $500,000 to $999,999 13 0.6
1990 to 1994 649 10.1   $1,000,000 or more 16 0.7
1980 to 1989 1,003 15.6   Median (dollars) 89,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,512 23.6        
1960 to 1969 873 13.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 959 15.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 627 9.8   With a mortgage 1,208 53.0
             Less than $300 18 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 174 7.6
1 room 39 0.6        $500 to $699 349 15.3
2 rooms 84 1.3        $700 to $999 292 12.8
3 rooms 443 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 313 13.7
4 rooms 1,139 17.8        $1,500 to $1,999 42 1.8
5 rooms 1,942 30.3        $2,000 or more 20 0.9
6 rooms 1,133 17.7        Median (dollars) 752 (X)
7 rooms 816 12.7   Not mortgaged 1,072 47.0
8 rooms 402 6.3        Median (dollars) 211 (X)
9 or more rooms 414 6.5        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 4,593 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 986 43.2
1999 to March 2000 689 15.0   15 to 19 percent 330 14.5
1995 to 1998 1,017 22.1   20 to 24 percent 276 12.1
1990 to 1994 770 16.8   25 to 29 percent 147 6.4
1980 to 1989 794 17.3   30 to 34 percent 186 8.2
1970 to 1979 654 14.2   35 percent or more 321 14.1
1969 or earlier 669 14.6   Not computed 34 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 880 100.0
None 418 9.1   GROSS RENT    
1 1,241 27.0   Less than $200 95 10.8
2 1,775 38.6   $200 to $299 117 13.3
3 or more 1,159 25.2   $300 to $499 325 36.9
        $500 to $749 184 20.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 10 1.1
Utility Gas 8 0.2   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 623 13.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,115 24.3   No cash rent 149 16.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,383 51.9   Median (dollars) 363 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 446 9.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 12 0.3   Less than 15 percent 193 21.9
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 110 12.5
        20 to 24 percent 87 9.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 90 10.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 23 0.5   30 to 34 percent 48 5.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 6 0.1   35 percent or more 191 21.7
No telephone service 89 1.9   Not computed 161 18.3
 
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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