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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allegheny 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 583,646 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 537,150 100.0
1-unit, detached 361,753 62.0   1.00 or less 531,002 98.9
1-unit, attached 52,127 8.9   1.01 to 1.50 4,449 0.8
2 units 34,567 5.9   1.51 or more 1,699 0.3
3 or 4 units 30,080 5.2        
5 to 9 units 28,391 4.9             Specified owner-occupied units 331,436 100.0
10 to 19 units 24,200 4.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 48,043 8.2   Less than $50,000 64,747 19.5
Mobile home 4,401 0.8   $50,000 to $99,999 145,286 43.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 84 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 66,386 20.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 27,101 8.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 17,176 5.2
1999 to March 2000 4,037 0.7   $300,000 to $499,999 7,702 2.3
1995 to 1998 11,467 2.0   $500,000 to $999,999 2,671 0.8
1990 to 1994 15,599 2.7   $1,000,000 or more 367 0.1
1980 to 1989 37,182 6.4   Median (dollars) 84,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 64,173 11.0        
1960 to 1969 75,032 12.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 188,477 32.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 187,679 32.2   With a mortgage 201,917 60.9
             Less than $300 920 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 13,080 3.9
1 room 7,093 1.2        $500 to $699 33,209 10.0
2 rooms 16,227 2.8        $700 to $999 59,119 17.8
3 rooms 55,123 9.4        $1,000 to $1,499 57,339 17.3
4 rooms 81,450 14.0        $1,500 to $1,999 21,847 6.6
5 rooms 110,698 19.0        $2,000 or more 16,403 4.9
6 rooms 135,772 23.3        Median (dollars) 971 (X)
7 rooms 75,930 13.0   Not mortgaged 129,519 39.1
8 rooms 55,438 9.5        Median (dollars) 342 (X)
9 or more rooms 45,915 7.9        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 537,150 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 127,506 38.5
1999 to March 2000 80,795 15.0   15 to 19 percent 59,929 18.1
1995 to 1998 123,674 23.0   20 to 24 percent 44,025 13.3
1990 to 1994 78,116 14.5   25 to 29 percent 29,744 9.0
1980 to 1989 84,731 15.8   30 to 34 percent 17,543 5.3
1970 to 1979 64,830 12.1   35 percent or more 49,640 15.0
1969 or earlier 105,004 19.5   Not computed 3,049 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 176,537 100.0
None 87,279 16.2   GROSS RENT    
1 211,896 39.4   Less than $200 13,638 7.7
2 184,027 34.3   $200 to $299 12,051 6.8
3 or more 53,948 10.0   $300 to $499 53,378 30.2
        $500 to $749 62,405 35.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 18,929 10.7
Utility Gas 474,292 88.3   $1,000 to $1,499 6,620 3.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,317 0.8   $1,500 or more 1,773 1.0
Electricity 45,642 8.5   No cash rent 7,743 4.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 8,123 1.5   Median (dollars) 516 (X)
Coal or coke 183 0.0        
Wood 745 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 27 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 2,491 0.5   Less than 15 percent 34,053 19.3
No fuel used 1,330 0.2   15 to 19 percent 24,889 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 21,329 12.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 19,015 10.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 1,932 0.4   30 to 34 percent 12,264 6.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 2,385 0.4   35 percent or more 52,859 29.9
No telephone service 4,610 0.9   Not computed 12,128 6.9
 
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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