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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 70,365 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 67,320 100.0
1-unit, detached 48,318 68.7   1.00 or less 66,358 98.6
1-unit, attached 1,827 2.6   1.01 to 1.50 716 1.1
2 units 4,451 6.3   1.51 or more 246 0.4
3 or 4 units 3,158 4.5        
5 to 9 units 2,472 3.5             Specified owner-occupied units 42,575 100.0
10 to 19 units 3,244 4.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,624 8.0   Less than $50,000 447 1.0
Mobile home 1,263 1.8   $50,000 to $99,999 11,616 27.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 8 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 19,479 45.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 5,599 13.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 3,367 7.9
1999 to March 2000 770 1.1   $300,000 to $499,999 1,670 3.9
1995 to 1998 2,476 3.5   $500,000 to $999,999 314 0.7
1990 to 1994 3,627 5.2   $1,000,000 or more 83 0.2
1980 to 1989 8,985 12.8   Median (dollars) 118,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 10,937 15.5        
1960 to 1969 10,959 15.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 19,475 27.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 13,136 18.7   With a mortgage 31,175 73.2
             Less than $300 23 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 556 1.3
1 room 776 1.1        $500 to $699 1,894 4.4
2 rooms 2,478 3.5        $700 to $999 7,222 17.0
3 rooms 6,964 9.9        $1,000 to $1,499 14,381 33.8
4 rooms 10,573 15.0        $1,500 to $1,999 4,410 10.4
5 rooms 15,423 21.9        $2,000 or more 2,689 6.3
6 rooms 14,413 20.5        Median (dollars) 1,176 (X)
7 rooms 9,208 13.1   Not mortgaged 11,400 26.8
8 rooms 5,799 8.2        Median (dollars) 400 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,731 6.7        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 67,320 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 11,566 27.2
1999 to March 2000 9,880 14.7   15 to 19 percent 8,190 19.2
1995 to 1998 16,952 25.2   20 to 24 percent 6,992 16.4
1990 to 1994 10,602 15.7   25 to 29 percent 5,016 11.8
1980 to 1989 12,539 18.6   30 to 34 percent 3,438 8.1
1970 to 1979 7,639 11.3   35 percent or more 7,164 16.8
1969 or earlier 9,708 14.4   Not computed 209 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 19,061 100.0
None 4,831 7.2   GROSS RENT    
1 22,427 33.3   Less than $200 1,400 7.3
2 28,900 42.9   $200 to $299 1,200 6.3
3 or more 11,162 16.6   $300 to $499 3,485 18.3
        $500 to $749 7,190 37.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 3,666 19.2
Utility Gas 30,979 46.0   $1,000 to $1,499 1,202 6.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,126 1.7   $1,500 or more 253 1.3
Electricity 4,461 6.6   No cash rent 665 3.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 29,791 44.3   Median (dollars) 613 (X)
Coal or coke 76 0.1        
Wood 584 0.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 189 0.3   Less than 15 percent 3,231 17.0
No fuel used 108 0.2   15 to 19 percent 2,867 15.0
        20 to 24 percent 2,988 15.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 2,339 12.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 285 0.4   30 to 34 percent 1,584 8.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 464 0.7   35 percent or more 4,998 26.2
No telephone service 602 0.9   Not computed 1,054 5.5
 
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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