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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Austin 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 10,205 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,747 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,273 71.3   1.00 or less 8,193 93.7
1-unit, attached 133 1.3   1.01 to 1.50 328 3.7
2 units 54 0.5   1.51 or more 226 2.6
3 or 4 units 283 2.8        
5 to 9 units 166 1.6             Specified owner-occupied units 4,022 100.0
10 to 19 units 99 1.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 256 2.5   Less than $50,000 682 17.0
Mobile home 1,917 18.8   $50,000 to $99,999 1,745 43.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 24 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 838 20.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 433 10.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 206 5.1
1999 to March 2000 344 3.4   $300,000 to $499,999 95 2.4
1995 to 1998 946 9.3   $500,000 to $999,999 10 0.2
1990 to 1994 748 7.3   $1,000,000 or more 13 0.3
1980 to 1989 2,272 22.3   Median (dollars) 85,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,772 17.4        
1960 to 1969 1,008 9.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,611 15.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,504 14.7   With a mortgage 1,924 47.8
             Less than $300 46 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 90 2.2
1 room 148 1.5        $500 to $699 288 7.2
2 rooms 409 4.0        $700 to $999 767 19.1
3 rooms 669 6.6        $1,000 to $1,499 509 12.7
4 rooms 1,660 16.3        $1,500 to $1,999 152 3.8
5 rooms 2,259 22.1        $2,000 or more 72 1.8
6 rooms 2,261 22.2        Median (dollars) 913 (X)
7 rooms 1,366 13.4   Not mortgaged 2,098 52.2
8 rooms 763 7.5        Median (dollars) 275 (X)
9 or more rooms 670 6.6        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,747 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,114 52.6
1999 to March 2000 1,421 16.2   15 to 19 percent 577 14.3
1995 to 1998 2,410 27.6   20 to 24 percent 394 9.8
1990 to 1994 1,388 15.9   25 to 29 percent 258 6.4
1980 to 1989 1,533 17.5   30 to 34 percent 173 4.3
1970 to 1979 941 10.8   35 percent or more 440 10.9
1969 or earlier 1,054 12.0   Not computed 66 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,818 100.0
None 635 7.3   GROSS RENT    
1 2,481 28.4   Less than $200 98 5.4
2 3,670 42.0   $200 to $299 127 7.0
3 or more 1,961 22.4   $300 to $499 688 37.8
        $500 to $749 552 30.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 113 6.2
Utility Gas 1,963 22.4   $1,000 to $1,499 19 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,953 22.3   $1,500 or more 8 0.4
Electricity 4,596 52.5   No cash rent 213 11.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 36 0.4   Median (dollars) 475 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 145 1.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 18 0.2   Less than 15 percent 532 29.3
No fuel used 36 0.4   15 to 19 percent 253 13.9
        20 to 24 percent 277 15.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 90 5.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 92 1.1   30 to 34 percent 100 5.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 92 1.1   35 percent or more 329 18.1
No telephone service 316 3.6   Not computed 237 13.0
 
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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