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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mecklenburg 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 17,403 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,951 100.0
1-unit, detached 11,620 66.8   1.00 or less 12,612 97.4
1-unit, attached 139 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 224 1.7
2 units 203 1.2   1.51 or more 115 0.9
3 or 4 units 159 0.9        
5 to 9 units 309 1.8             Specified owner-occupied units 6,156 100.0
10 to 19 units 92 0.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 67 0.4   Less than $50,000 1,280 20.8
Mobile home 4,260 24.5   $50,000 to $99,999 2,834 46.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 554 3.2   $100,000 to $149,999 1,134 18.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 416 6.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 342 5.6
1999 to March 2000 392 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 125 2.0
1995 to 1998 1,863 10.7   $500,000 to $999,999 25 0.4
1990 to 1994 2,062 11.8   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,899 16.7   Median (dollars) 80,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,272 18.8        
1960 to 1969 1,860 10.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,896 16.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,159 12.4   With a mortgage 3,445 56.0
             Less than $300 95 1.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 565 9.2
1 room 87 0.5        $500 to $699 813 13.2
2 rooms 300 1.7        $700 to $999 971 15.8
3 rooms 919 5.3        $1,000 to $1,499 756 12.3
4 rooms 3,079 17.7        $1,500 to $1,999 147 2.4
5 rooms 4,738 27.2        $2,000 or more 98 1.6
6 rooms 3,701 21.3        Median (dollars) 764 (X)
7 rooms 2,377 13.7   Not mortgaged 2,711 44.0
8 rooms 1,319 7.6        Median (dollars) 215 (X)
9 or more rooms 883 5.1        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,951 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,733 44.4
1999 to March 2000 1,777 13.7   15 to 19 percent 970 15.8
1995 to 1998 3,110 24.0   20 to 24 percent 763 12.4
1990 to 1994 2,242 17.3   25 to 29 percent 381 6.2
1980 to 1989 2,209 17.1   30 to 34 percent 330 5.4
1970 to 1979 1,751 13.5   35 percent or more 894 14.5
1969 or earlier 1,862 14.4   Not computed 85 1.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,039 100.0
None 1,252 9.7   GROSS RENT    
1 4,067 31.4   Less than $200 321 10.6
2 4,676 36.1   $200 to $299 413 13.6
3 or more 2,956 22.8   $300 to $499 1,132 37.2
        $500 to $749 459 15.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 66 2.2
Utility Gas 730 5.6   $1,000 to $1,499 33 1.1
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,804 21.7   $1,500 or more 10 0.3
Electricity 4,611 35.6   No cash rent 605 19.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 3,603 27.8   Median (dollars) 375 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.1        
Wood 1,103 8.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 23 0.2   Less than 15 percent 742 24.4
No fuel used 70 0.5   15 to 19 percent 386 12.7
        20 to 24 percent 348 11.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 150 4.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 306 2.4   30 to 34 percent 136 4.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 153 1.2   35 percent or more 626 20.6
No telephone service 668 5.2   Not computed 651 21.4
 
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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