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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hidalgo 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 192,658 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 156,824 100.0
1-unit, detached 116,147 60.3   1.00 or less 119,105 75.9
1-unit, attached 6,180 3.2   1.01 to 1.50 19,185 12.2
2 units 3,984 2.1   1.51 or more 18,534 11.8
3 or 4 units 5,817 3.0        
5 to 9 units 4,461 2.3             Specified owner-occupied units 88,008 100.0
10 to 19 units 3,010 1.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,766 3.0   Less than $50,000 41,861 47.6
Mobile home 41,896 21.7   $50,000 to $99,999 34,105 38.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 5,397 2.8   $100,000 to $149,999 6,915 7.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 2,626 3.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,589 1.8
1999 to March 2000 10,916 5.7   $300,000 to $499,999 603 0.7
1995 to 1998 33,727 17.5   $500,000 to $999,999 271 0.3
1990 to 1994 28,226 14.7   $1,000,000 or more 38 0.0
1980 to 1989 50,137 26.0   Median (dollars) 52,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 34,481 17.9        
1960 to 1969 16,524 8.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 14,571 7.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,076 2.1   With a mortgage 36,390 41.3
             Less than $300 1,416 1.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 5,181 5.9
1 room 5,816 3.0        $500 to $699 8,870 10.1
2 rooms 18,498 9.6        $700 to $999 11,295 12.8
3 rooms 31,266 16.2        $1,000 to $1,499 6,714 7.6
4 rooms 40,954 21.3        $1,500 to $1,999 1,796 2.0
5 rooms 46,481 24.1        $2,000 or more 1,118 1.3
6 rooms 26,830 13.9        Median (dollars) 765 (X)
7 rooms 12,673 6.6   Not mortgaged 51,618 58.7
8 rooms 5,603 2.9        Median (dollars) 229 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,537 2.4        
Median (rooms) 4.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 156,824 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 39,284 44.6
1999 to March 2000 32,807 20.9   15 to 19 percent 13,033 14.8
1995 to 1998 44,386 28.3   20 to 24 percent 9,848 11.2
1990 to 1994 26,539 16.9   25 to 29 percent 6,213 7.1
1980 to 1989 27,499 17.5   30 to 34 percent 4,396 5.0
1970 to 1979 14,538 9.3   35 percent or more 13,790 15.7
1969 or earlier 11,055 7.0   Not computed 1,444 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 42,131 100.0
None 15,042 9.6   GROSS RENT    
1 63,565 40.5   Less than $200 5,086 12.1
2 56,575 36.1   $200 to $299 6,420 15.2
3 or more 21,642 13.8   $300 to $499 14,306 34.0
        $500 to $749 8,452 20.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,904 4.5
Utility Gas 28,844 18.4   $1,000 to $1,499 764 1.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 23,000 14.7   $1,500 or more 216 0.5
Electricity 101,155 64.5   No cash rent 4,983 11.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 186 0.1   Median (dollars) 401 (X)
Coal or coke 29 0.0        
Wood 48 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 104 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 209 0.1   Less than 15 percent 7,560 17.9
No fuel used 3,249 2.1   15 to 19 percent 5,028 11.9
        20 to 24 percent 4,493 10.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,530 8.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 4,844 3.1   30 to 34 percent 2,822 6.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 3,387 2.2   35 percent or more 12,179 28.9
No telephone service 11,552 7.4   Not computed 6,519 15.5
 
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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