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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 21,793 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 19,975 100.0
1-unit, detached 17,238 79.1   1.00 or less 19,694 98.6
1-unit, attached 427 2.0   1.01 to 1.50 190 1.0
2 units 936 4.3   1.51 or more 91 0.5
3 or 4 units 1,151 5.3        
5 to 9 units 351 1.6             Specified owner-occupied units 11,390 100.0
10 to 19 units 88 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 340 1.6   Less than $50,000 1,012 8.9
Mobile home 1,254 5.8   $50,000 to $99,999 5,683 49.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 8 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,979 26.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,010 8.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 577 5.1
1999 to March 2000 519 2.4   $300,000 to $499,999 121 1.1
1995 to 1998 1,811 8.3   $500,000 to $999,999 1 0.0
1990 to 1994 1,384 6.4   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,196 10.1   Median (dollars) 92,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,376 15.5        
1960 to 1969 2,223 10.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,753 17.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 6,531 30.0   With a mortgage 7,518 66.0
             Less than $300 72 0.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 648 5.7
1 room 52 0.2        $500 to $699 1,617 14.2
2 rooms 409 1.9        $700 to $999 2,743 24.1
3 rooms 1,159 5.3        $1,000 to $1,499 1,847 16.2
4 rooms 2,295 10.5        $1,500 to $1,999 421 3.7
5 rooms 4,504 20.7        $2,000 or more 170 1.5
6 rooms 5,197 23.8        Median (dollars) 838 (X)
7 rooms 3,758 17.2   Not mortgaged 3,872 34.0
8 rooms 2,248 10.3        Median (dollars) 244 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,171 10.0        
Median (rooms) 6.0 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 19,975 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,692 41.2
1999 to March 2000 3,325 16.6   15 to 19 percent 2,003 17.6
1995 to 1998 5,459 27.3   20 to 24 percent 1,554 13.6
1990 to 1994 3,462 17.3   25 to 29 percent 1,007 8.8
1980 to 1989 3,225 16.1   30 to 34 percent 661 5.8
1970 to 1979 2,263 11.3   35 percent or more 1,390 12.2
1969 or earlier 2,241 11.2   Not computed 83 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,597 100.0
None 1,191 6.0   GROSS RENT    
1 5,949 29.8   Less than $200 393 8.5
2 8,122 40.7   $200 to $299 322 7.0
3 or more 4,713 23.6   $300 to $499 1,902 41.4
        $500 to $749 1,414 30.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 139 3.0
Utility Gas 10,637 53.3   $1,000 to $1,499 56 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,639 18.2   $1,500 or more 24 0.5
Electricity 3,206 16.1   No cash rent 347 7.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,234 6.2   Median (dollars) 446 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 991 5.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 8 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 247 1.2   Less than 15 percent 1,141 24.8
No fuel used 13 0.1   15 to 19 percent 754 16.4
        20 to 24 percent 535 11.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 371 8.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 210 1.1   30 to 34 percent 412 9.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 234 1.2   35 percent or more 997 21.7
No telephone service 603 3.0   Not computed 387 8.4
 
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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