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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forsyth 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 133,093 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 123,851 100.0
1-unit, detached 89,181 67.0   1.00 or less 119,675 96.6
1-unit, attached 4,603 3.5   1.01 to 1.50 2,544 2.1
2 units 2,240 1.7   1.51 or more 1,632 1.3
3 or 4 units 5,838 4.4        
5 to 9 units 8,778 6.6             Specified owner-occupied units 70,541 100.0
10 to 19 units 9,138 6.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 6,309 4.7   Less than $50,000 4,060 5.8
Mobile home 7,001 5.3   $50,000 to $99,999 24,581 34.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 5 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 21,951 31.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 10,039 14.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 6,339 9.0
1999 to March 2000 4,223 3.2   $300,000 to $499,999 2,550 3.6
1995 to 1998 10,874 8.2   $500,000 to $999,999 878 1.2
1990 to 1994 10,610 8.0   $1,000,000 or more 143 0.2
1980 to 1989 24,834 18.7   Median (dollars) 114,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 25,525 19.2        
1960 to 1969 20,700 15.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 26,633 20.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 9,694 7.3   With a mortgage 50,740 71.9
             Less than $300 432 0.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,665 3.8
1 room 1,073 0.8        $500 to $699 6,774 9.6
2 rooms 4,742 3.6        $700 to $999 15,647 22.2
3 rooms 10,184 7.7        $1,000 to $1,499 16,312 23.1
4 rooms 24,165 18.2        $1,500 to $1,999 5,298 7.5
5 rooms 30,616 23.0        $2,000 or more 3,612 5.1
6 rooms 24,340 18.3        Median (dollars) 997 (X)
7 rooms 16,203 12.2   Not mortgaged 19,801 28.1
8 rooms 10,700 8.0        Median (dollars) 264 (X)
9 or more rooms 11,070 8.3        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 123,851 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 27,676 39.2
1999 to March 2000 25,562 20.6   15 to 19 percent 13,579 19.2
1995 to 1998 35,097 28.3   20 to 24 percent 9,746 13.8
1990 to 1994 18,911 15.3   25 to 29 percent 6,151 8.7
1980 to 1989 17,818 14.4   30 to 34 percent 3,670 5.2
1970 to 1979 12,362 10.0   35 percent or more 9,121 12.9
1969 or earlier 14,101 11.4   Not computed 598 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 42,364 100.0
None 10,629 8.6   GROSS RENT    
1 42,623 34.4   Less than $200 2,394 5.7
2 47,012 38.0   $200 to $299 2,405 5.7
3 or more 23,587 19.0   $300 to $499 13,473 31.8
        $500 to $749 16,154 38.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4,180 9.9
Utility Gas 32,646 26.4   $1,000 to $1,499 1,508 3.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,763 3.0   $1,500 or more 346 0.8
Electricity 63,585 51.3   No cash rent 1,904 4.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 22,223 17.9   Median (dollars) 523 (X)
Coal or coke 39 0.0        
Wood 938 0.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 24 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 277 0.2   Less than 15 percent 8,658 20.4
No fuel used 356 0.3   15 to 19 percent 7,056 16.7
        20 to 24 percent 5,515 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 4,370 10.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 505 0.4   30 to 34 percent 2,687 6.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 440 0.4   35 percent or more 11,027 26.0
No telephone service 2,620 2.1   Not computed 3,051 7.2
 
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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