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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northampton 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 106,710 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 101,541 100.0
1-unit, detached 62,018 58.1   1.00 or less 100,271 98.7
1-unit, attached 20,866 19.6   1.01 to 1.50 845 0.8
2 units 5,501 5.2   1.51 or more 425 0.4
3 or 4 units 5,323 5.0        
5 to 9 units 3,791 3.6             Specified owner-occupied units 66,221 100.0
10 to 19 units 2,105 2.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 3,683 3.5   Less than $50,000 1,981 3.0
Mobile home 3,403 3.2   $50,000 to $99,999 20,611 31.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 20 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 24,244 36.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 11,714 17.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 5,944 9.0
1999 to March 2000 1,793 1.7   $300,000 to $499,999 1,372 2.1
1995 to 1998 5,223 4.9   $500,000 to $999,999 310 0.5
1990 to 1994 6,927 6.5   $1,000,000 or more 45 0.1
1980 to 1989 12,664 11.9   Median (dollars) 120,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 13,165 12.3        
1960 to 1969 11,246 10.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 21,338 20.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 34,354 32.2   With a mortgage 43,543 65.8
             Less than $300 59 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,010 1.5
1 room 1,031 1.0        $500 to $699 3,643 5.5
2 rooms 2,241 2.1        $700 to $999 11,492 17.4
3 rooms 7,117 6.7        $1,000 to $1,499 17,558 26.5
4 rooms 11,711 11.0        $1,500 to $1,999 6,517 9.8
5 rooms 16,615 15.6        $2,000 or more 3,264 4.9
6 rooms 25,137 23.6        Median (dollars) 1,136 (X)
7 rooms 17,508 16.4   Not mortgaged 22,678 34.2
8 rooms 13,705 12.8        Median (dollars) 358 (X)
9 or more rooms 11,645 10.9        
Median (rooms) 6.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 101,541 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 22,105 33.4
1999 to March 2000 14,746 14.5   15 to 19 percent 11,932 18.0
1995 to 1998 24,221 23.9   20 to 24 percent 10,702 16.2
1990 to 1994 15,213 15.0   25 to 29 percent 6,686 10.1
1980 to 1989 18,742 18.5   30 to 34 percent 4,298 6.5
1970 to 1979 12,016 11.8   35 percent or more 10,051 15.2
1969 or earlier 16,603 16.4   Not computed 447 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 26,811 100.0
None 8,625 8.5   GROSS RENT    
1 31,969 31.5   Less than $200 1,657 6.2
2 41,217 40.6   $200 to $299 1,370 5.1
3 or more 19,730 19.4   $300 to $499 5,664 21.1
        $500 to $749 10,959 40.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4,169 15.5
Utility Gas 29,598 29.1   $1,000 to $1,499 1,071 4.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,199 2.2   $1,500 or more 433 1.6
Electricity 25,743 25.4   No cash rent 1,488 5.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 41,009 40.4   Median (dollars) 576 (X)
Coal or coke 1,590 1.6        
Wood 886 0.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 27 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 278 0.3   Less than 15 percent 4,617 17.2
No fuel used 211 0.2   15 to 19 percent 4,074 15.2
        20 to 24 percent 3,685 13.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,132 11.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 523 0.5   30 to 34 percent 2,172 8.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 712 0.7   35 percent or more 7,262 27.1
No telephone service 943 0.9   Not computed 1,869 7.0
 
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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