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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yancey 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 9,729 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 7,472 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,043 72.4   1.00 or less 7,309 97.8
1-unit, attached 79 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 121 1.6
2 units 80 0.8   1.51 or more 42 0.6
3 or 4 units 142 1.5        
5 to 9 units 68 0.7             Specified owner-occupied units 3,358 100.0
10 to 19 units 43 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 96 1.0   Less than $50,000 441 13.1
Mobile home 2,157 22.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,462 43.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 21 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 870 25.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 359 10.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 165 4.9
1999 to March 2000 467 4.8   $300,000 to $499,999 51 1.5
1995 to 1998 945 9.7   $500,000 to $999,999 4 0.1
1990 to 1994 1,010 10.4   $1,000,000 or more 6 0.2
1980 to 1989 1,950 20.0   Median (dollars) 93,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,866 19.2        
1960 to 1969 945 9.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,599 16.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 947 9.7   With a mortgage 1,402 41.8
             Less than $300 39 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 224 6.7
1 room 48 0.5        $500 to $699 403 12.0
2 rooms 175 1.8        $700 to $999 380 11.3
3 rooms 596 6.1        $1,000 to $1,499 298 8.9
4 rooms 2,086 21.4        $1,500 to $1,999 46 1.4
5 rooms 2,756 28.3        $2,000 or more 12 0.4
6 rooms 2,055 21.1        Median (dollars) 730 (X)
7 rooms 1,133 11.6   Not mortgaged 1,956 58.2
8 rooms 501 5.1        Median (dollars) 201 (X)
9 or more rooms 379 3.9        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 7,472 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,801 53.6
1999 to March 2000 947 12.7   15 to 19 percent 477 14.2
1995 to 1998 1,807 24.2   20 to 24 percent 329 9.8
1990 to 1994 1,227 16.4   25 to 29 percent 195 5.8
1980 to 1989 1,367 18.3   30 to 34 percent 113 3.4
1970 to 1979 1,010 13.5   35 percent or more 365 10.9
1969 or earlier 1,114 14.9   Not computed 78 2.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,349 100.0
None 734 9.8   GROSS RENT    
1 2,060 27.6   Less than $200 187 13.9
2 2,853 38.2   $200 to $299 137 10.2
3 or more 1,825 24.4   $300 to $499 524 38.8
        $500 to $749 197 14.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 15 1.1
Utility Gas 24 0.3   $1,000 to $1,499 3 0.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 595 8.0   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 643 8.6   No cash rent 286 21.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 5,441 72.8   Median (dollars) 371 (X)
Coal or coke 5 0.1        
Wood 728 9.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 25 0.3    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 11 0.1   Less than 15 percent 310 23.0
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 176 13.0
        20 to 24 percent 124 9.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 91 6.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 46 0.6   30 to 34 percent 77 5.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 21 0.3   35 percent or more 262 19.4
No telephone service 350 4.7   Not computed 309 22.9
 
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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