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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pierce 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 2,269 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,964 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,679 74.0   1.00 or less 1,940 98.8
1-unit, attached 52 2.3   1.01 to 1.50 23 1.2
2 units 51 2.2   1.51 or more 1 0.1
3 or 4 units 119 5.2        
5 to 9 units 66 2.9             Specified owner-occupied units 917 100.0
10 to 19 units 58 2.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 43 1.9   Less than $50,000 361 39.4
Mobile home 201 8.9   $50,000 to $99,999 443 48.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 102 11.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 8 0.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 0 0.0
1999 to March 2000 15 0.7   $300,000 to $499,999 3 0.3
1995 to 1998 97 4.3   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 54 2.4   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 194 8.6   Median (dollars) 62,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 485 21.4        
1960 to 1969 211 9.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 497 21.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 716 31.6   With a mortgage 356 38.8
             Less than $300 19 2.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 123 13.4
1 room 6 0.3        $500 to $699 50 5.5
2 rooms 53 2.3        $700 to $999 148 16.1
3 rooms 122 5.4        $1,000 to $1,499 11 1.2
4 rooms 389 17.1        $1,500 to $1,999 5 0.5
5 rooms 394 17.4        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 392 17.3        Median (dollars) 633 (X)
7 rooms 218 9.6   Not mortgaged 561 61.2
8 rooms 346 15.2        Median (dollars) 266 (X)
9 or more rooms 349 15.4        
Median (rooms) 5.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,964 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 447 48.7
1999 to March 2000 184 9.4   15 to 19 percent 126 13.7
1995 to 1998 481 24.5   20 to 24 percent 103 11.2
1990 to 1994 203 10.3   25 to 29 percent 104 11.3
1980 to 1989 360 18.3   30 to 34 percent 27 2.9
1970 to 1979 329 16.8   35 percent or more 95 10.4
1969 or earlier 407 20.7   Not computed 15 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 505 100.0
None 122 6.2   GROSS RENT    
1 560 28.5   Less than $200 39 7.7
2 773 39.4   $200 to $299 82 16.2
3 or more 509 25.9   $300 to $499 284 56.2
        $500 to $749 39 7.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 0 0.0
Utility Gas 25 1.3   $1,000 to $1,499 5 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 499 25.4   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 750 38.2   No cash rent 56 11.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 634 32.3   Median (dollars) 374 (X)
Coal or coke 14 0.7        
Wood 14 0.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 28 1.4   Less than 15 percent 125 24.8
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 52 10.3
        20 to 24 percent 75 14.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 31 6.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 12 0.6   30 to 34 percent 30 5.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 14 0.7   35 percent or more 125 24.8
No telephone service 30 1.5   Not computed 67 13.3
 
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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