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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jim Wells 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 14,819 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,961 100.0
1-unit, detached 10,811 73.0   1.00 or less 11,703 90.3
1-unit, attached 297 2.0   1.01 to 1.50 795 6.1
2 units 265 1.8   1.51 or more 463 3.6
3 or 4 units 232 1.6        
5 to 9 units 239 1.6             Specified owner-occupied units 7,261 100.0
10 to 19 units 58 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 398 2.7   Less than $50,000 4,422 60.9
Mobile home 2,449 16.5   $50,000 to $99,999 2,152 29.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 70 0.5   $100,000 to $149,999 488 6.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 118 1.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 50 0.7
1999 to March 2000 312 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 25 0.3
1995 to 1998 1,091 7.4   $500,000 to $999,999 6 0.1
1990 to 1994 754 5.1   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,719 18.3   Median (dollars) 41,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,253 22.0        
1960 to 1969 2,643 17.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,319 22.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 728 4.9   With a mortgage 2,626 36.2
             Less than $300 127 1.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 594 8.2
1 room 211 1.4        $500 to $699 706 9.7
2 rooms 727 4.9        $700 to $999 757 10.4
3 rooms 1,454 9.8        $1,000 to $1,499 343 4.7
4 rooms 2,641 17.8        $1,500 to $1,999 81 1.1
5 rooms 4,316 29.1        $2,000 or more 18 0.2
6 rooms 2,924 19.7        Median (dollars) 664 (X)
7 rooms 1,579 10.7   Not mortgaged 4,635 63.8
8 rooms 545 3.7        Median (dollars) 237 (X)
9 or more rooms 422 2.8        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,961 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,722 51.3
1999 to March 2000 2,058 15.9   15 to 19 percent 1,124 15.5
1995 to 1998 3,116 24.0   20 to 24 percent 639 8.8
1990 to 1994 1,968 15.2   25 to 29 percent 283 3.9
1980 to 1989 2,224 17.2   30 to 34 percent 361 5.0
1970 to 1979 1,756 13.5   35 percent or more 964 13.3
1969 or earlier 1,839 14.2   Not computed 168 2.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,007 100.0
None 1,222 9.4   GROSS RENT    
1 5,003 38.6   Less than $200 328 10.9
2 4,908 37.9   $200 to $299 316 10.5
3 or more 1,828 14.1   $300 to $499 1,034 34.4
        $500 to $749 729 24.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 92 3.1
Utility Gas 4,756 36.7   $1,000 to $1,499 43 1.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,849 14.3   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 6,223 48.0   No cash rent 465 15.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 30 0.2   Median (dollars) 420 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 7 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 5 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 53 0.4   Less than 15 percent 681 22.6
No fuel used 38 0.3   15 to 19 percent 377 12.5
        20 to 24 percent 293 9.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 276 9.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 214 1.7   30 to 34 percent 188 6.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 140 1.1   35 percent or more 636 21.2
No telephone service 594 4.6   Not computed 556 18.5
 
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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