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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wharton 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 16,606 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 14,799 100.0
1-unit, detached 12,458 75.0   1.00 or less 13,702 92.6
1-unit, attached 240 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 650 4.4
2 units 257 1.5   1.51 or more 447 3.0
3 or 4 units 342 2.1        
5 to 9 units 300 1.8             Specified owner-occupied units 7,705 100.0
10 to 19 units 250 1.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 721 4.3   Less than $50,000 3,049 39.6
Mobile home 2,011 12.1   $50,000 to $99,999 3,361 43.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 27 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 802 10.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 257 3.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 146 1.9
1999 to March 2000 235 1.4   $300,000 to $499,999 68 0.9
1995 to 1998 853 5.1   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 1,021 6.1   $1,000,000 or more 22 0.3
1980 to 1989 2,374 14.3   Median (dollars) 59,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,292 19.8        
1960 to 1969 2,576 15.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,372 26.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,883 11.3   With a mortgage 3,381 43.9
             Less than $300 63 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 518 6.7
1 room 302 1.8        $500 to $699 798 10.4
2 rooms 656 4.0        $700 to $999 1,187 15.4
3 rooms 1,595 9.6        $1,000 to $1,499 655 8.5
4 rooms 2,948 17.8        $1,500 to $1,999 134 1.7
5 rooms 4,008 24.1        $2,000 or more 26 0.3
6 rooms 3,350 20.2        Median (dollars) 772 (X)
7 rooms 2,180 13.1   Not mortgaged 4,324 56.1
8 rooms 884 5.3        Median (dollars) 273 (X)
9 or more rooms 683 4.1        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 14,799 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,894 50.5
1999 to March 2000 2,507 16.9   15 to 19 percent 1,282 16.6
1995 to 1998 3,522 23.8   20 to 24 percent 752 9.8
1990 to 1994 2,264 15.3   25 to 29 percent 473 6.1
1980 to 1989 2,509 17.0   30 to 34 percent 300 3.9
1970 to 1979 1,789 12.1   35 percent or more 891 11.6
1969 or earlier 2,208 14.9   Not computed 113 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,422 100.0
None 1,407 9.5   GROSS RENT    
1 5,408 36.5   Less than $200 420 9.5
2 5,601 37.8   $200 to $299 491 11.1
3 or more 2,383 16.1   $300 to $499 1,795 40.6
        $500 to $749 988 22.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 168 3.8
Utility Gas 5,244 35.4   $1,000 to $1,499 20 0.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,594 17.5   $1,500 or more 20 0.5
Electricity 6,735 45.5   No cash rent 520 11.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 32 0.2   Median (dollars) 415 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 60 0.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 40 0.3   Less than 15 percent 959 21.7
No fuel used 94 0.6   15 to 19 percent 729 16.5
        20 to 24 percent 547 12.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 386 8.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 202 1.4   30 to 34 percent 153 3.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 192 1.3   35 percent or more 995 22.5
No telephone service 895 6.0   Not computed 653 14.8
 
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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