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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wake 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 258,953 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 242,040 100.0
1-unit, detached 158,185 61.1   1.00 or less 234,341 96.8
1-unit, attached 16,217 6.3   1.01 to 1.50 4,392 1.8
2 units 5,671 2.2   1.51 or more 3,307 1.4
3 or 4 units 12,051 4.7        
5 to 9 units 20,802 8.0             Specified owner-occupied units 139,477 100.0
10 to 19 units 18,924 7.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 12,813 4.9   Less than $50,000 1,389 1.0
Mobile home 14,210 5.5   $50,000 to $99,999 16,883 12.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 80 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 42,070 30.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 32,712 23.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 29,806 21.4
1999 to March 2000 17,632 6.8   $300,000 to $499,999 12,975 9.3
1995 to 1998 45,989 17.8   $500,000 to $999,999 3,249 2.3
1990 to 1994 34,010 13.1   $1,000,000 or more 393 0.3
1980 to 1989 64,730 25.0   Median (dollars) 162,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 40,352 15.6        
1960 to 1969 24,925 9.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 21,659 8.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 9,656 3.7   With a mortgage 117,292 84.1
             Less than $300 308 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,097 1.5
1 room 3,030 1.2        $500 to $699 5,808 4.2
2 rooms 9,373 3.6        $700 to $999 23,721 17.0
3 rooms 21,095 8.1        $1,000 to $1,499 45,406 32.6
4 rooms 40,654 15.7        $1,500 to $1,999 24,019 17.2
5 rooms 49,953 19.3        $2,000 or more 15,933 11.4
6 rooms 42,263 16.3        Median (dollars) 1,273 (X)
7 rooms 32,067 12.4   Not mortgaged 22,185 15.9
8 rooms 26,252 10.1        Median (dollars) 312 (X)
9 or more rooms 34,266 13.2        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 242,040 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 44,570 32.0
1999 to March 2000 66,630 27.5   15 to 19 percent 27,712 19.9
1995 to 1998 83,260 34.4   20 to 24 percent 23,407 16.8
1990 to 1994 37,563 15.5   25 to 29 percent 15,587 11.2
1980 to 1989 28,913 11.9   30 to 34 percent 8,971 6.4
1970 to 1979 13,836 5.7   35 percent or more 18,715 13.4
1969 or earlier 11,838 4.9   Not computed 515 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 82,130 100.0
None 11,818 4.9   GROSS RENT    
1 77,582 32.1   Less than $200 1,959 2.4
2 108,142 44.7   $200 to $299 1,489 1.8
3 or more 44,498 18.4   $300 to $499 7,552 9.2
        $500 to $749 32,671 39.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 25,462 31.0
Utility Gas 100,902 41.7   $1,000 to $1,499 8,787 10.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 17,686 7.3   $1,500 or more 1,761 2.1
Electricity 117,273 48.5   No cash rent 2,449 3.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,265 1.8   Median (dollars) 727 (X)
Coal or coke 17 0.0        
Wood 1,028 0.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 63 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 328 0.1   Less than 15 percent 13,193 16.1
No fuel used 478 0.2   15 to 19 percent 13,327 16.2
        20 to 24 percent 12,501 15.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 9,406 11.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 839 0.3   30 to 34 percent 6,388 7.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 844 0.3   35 percent or more 23,348 28.4
No telephone service 3,023 1.2   Not computed 3,967 4.8
 
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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