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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mifflin 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 20,745 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 18,413 100.0
1-unit, detached 13,619 65.6   1.00 or less 18,114 98.4
1-unit, attached 1,962 9.5   1.01 to 1.50 239 1.3
2 units 1,072 5.2   1.51 or more 60 0.3
3 or 4 units 744 3.6        
5 to 9 units 550 2.7             Specified owner-occupied units 10,555 100.0
10 to 19 units 132 0.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 372 1.8   Less than $50,000 2,344 22.2
Mobile home 2,196 10.6   $50,000 to $99,999 6,143 58.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 98 0.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,450 13.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 455 4.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 114 1.1
1999 to March 2000 291 1.4   $300,000 to $499,999 37 0.4
1995 to 1998 1,007 4.9   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 1,173 5.7   $1,000,000 or more 12 0.1
1980 to 1989 1,795 8.7   Median (dollars) 73,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,043 14.7        
1960 to 1969 2,170 10.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,145 20.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 7,121 34.3   With a mortgage 5,736 54.3
             Less than $300 48 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 603 5.7
1 room 164 0.8        $500 to $699 1,762 16.7
2 rooms 451 2.2        $700 to $999 2,036 19.3
3 rooms 1,205 5.8        $1,000 to $1,499 996 9.4
4 rooms 3,316 16.0        $1,500 to $1,999 232 2.2
5 rooms 4,697 22.6        $2,000 or more 59 0.6
6 rooms 5,344 25.8        Median (dollars) 756 (X)
7 rooms 2,773 13.4   Not mortgaged 4,819 45.7
8 rooms 1,554 7.5        Median (dollars) 259 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,241 6.0        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 18,413 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,512 42.7
1999 to March 2000 2,450 13.3   15 to 19 percent 1,873 17.7
1995 to 1998 4,139 22.5   20 to 24 percent 1,376 13.0
1990 to 1994 2,770 15.0   25 to 29 percent 825 7.8
1980 to 1989 3,075 16.7   30 to 34 percent 611 5.8
1970 to 1979 2,518 13.7   35 percent or more 1,273 12.1
1969 or earlier 3,461 18.8   Not computed 85 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,615 100.0
None 1,930 10.5   GROSS RENT    
1 5,810 31.6   Less than $200 408 8.8
2 7,585 41.2   $200 to $299 667 14.5
3 or more 3,088 16.8   $300 to $499 2,333 50.6
        $500 to $749 682 14.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 74 1.6
Utility Gas 2,372 12.9   $1,000 to $1,499 45 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 319 1.7   $1,500 or more 2 0.0
Electricity 2,841 15.4   No cash rent 404 8.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 10,612 57.6   Median (dollars) 384 (X)
Coal or coke 409 2.2        
Wood 1,725 9.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 109 0.6   Less than 15 percent 1,034 22.4
No fuel used 26 0.1   15 to 19 percent 599 13.0
        20 to 24 percent 405 8.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 588 12.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 283 1.5   30 to 34 percent 325 7.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 288 1.6   35 percent or more 1,160 25.1
No telephone service 642 3.5   Not computed 504 10.9
 
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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