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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brazoria 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 90,628 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 81,954 100.0
1-unit, detached 60,641 66.9   1.00 or less 75,701 92.4
1-unit, attached 1,968 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 3,626 4.4
2 units 865 1.0   1.51 or more 2,627 3.2
3 or 4 units 1,685 1.9        
5 to 9 units 2,728 3.0             Specified owner-occupied units 47,950 100.0
10 to 19 units 3,141 3.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,518 6.1   Less than $50,000 8,161 17.0
Mobile home 13,673 15.1   $50,000 to $99,999 20,544 42.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 409 0.5   $100,000 to $149,999 11,208 23.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 4,919 10.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2,530 5.3
1999 to March 2000 4,244 4.7   $300,000 to $499,999 497 1.0
1995 to 1998 10,128 11.2   $500,000 to $999,999 52 0.1
1990 to 1994 8,105 8.9   $1,000,000 or more 39 0.1
1980 to 1989 19,791 21.8   Median (dollars) 88,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 22,621 25.0        
1960 to 1969 11,950 13.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 11,680 12.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,109 2.3   With a mortgage 31,085 64.8
             Less than $300 152 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,262 2.6
1 room 1,336 1.5        $500 to $699 4,023 8.4
2 rooms 3,962 4.4        $700 to $999 9,274 19.3
3 rooms 9,027 10.0        $1,000 to $1,499 10,792 22.5
4 rooms 14,137 15.6        $1,500 to $1,999 3,995 8.3
5 rooms 21,069 23.2        $2,000 or more 1,587 3.3
6 rooms 17,726 19.6        Median (dollars) 1,033 (X)
7 rooms 11,274 12.4   Not mortgaged 16,865 35.2
8 rooms 6,473 7.1        Median (dollars) 332 (X)
9 or more rooms 5,624 6.2        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 81,954 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 21,685 45.2
1999 to March 2000 17,675 21.6   15 to 19 percent 9,635 20.1
1995 to 1998 24,954 30.4   20 to 24 percent 6,148 12.8
1990 to 1994 14,134 17.2   25 to 29 percent 3,370 7.0
1980 to 1989 12,150 14.8   30 to 34 percent 1,712 3.6
1970 to 1979 7,910 9.7   35 percent or more 4,891 10.2
1969 or earlier 5,131 6.3   Not computed 509 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 21,111 100.0
None 3,812 4.7   GROSS RENT    
1 24,379 29.7   Less than $200 684 3.2
2 38,163 46.6   $200 to $299 935 4.4
3 or more 15,600 19.0   $300 to $499 6,369 30.2
        $500 to $749 8,367 39.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 2,270 10.8
Utility Gas 35,040 42.8   $1,000 to $1,499 918 4.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 7,820 9.5   $1,500 or more 124 0.6
Electricity 38,207 46.6   No cash rent 1,444 6.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 135 0.2   Median (dollars) 542 (X)
Coal or coke 16 0.0        
Wood 274 0.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 11 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 115 0.1   Less than 15 percent 5,087 24.1
No fuel used 336 0.4   15 to 19 percent 3,462 16.4
        20 to 24 percent 2,621 12.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,935 9.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 375 0.5   30 to 34 percent 1,288 6.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 445 0.5   35 percent or more 4,906 23.2
No telephone service 2,501 3.1   Not computed 1,812 8.6
 
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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