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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northampton 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 6,547 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,321 100.0
1-unit, detached 5,116 78.1   1.00 or less 5,165 97.1
1-unit, attached 172 2.6   1.01 to 1.50 128 2.4
2 units 119 1.8   1.51 or more 28 0.5
3 or 4 units 76 1.2        
5 to 9 units 93 1.4             Specified owner-occupied units 2,841 100.0
10 to 19 units 45 0.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 35 0.5   Less than $50,000 701 24.7
Mobile home 889 13.6   $50,000 to $99,999 1,177 41.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 2 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 424 14.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 222 7.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 204 7.2
1999 to March 2000 165 2.5   $300,000 to $499,999 96 3.4
1995 to 1998 427 6.5   $500,000 to $999,999 17 0.6
1990 to 1994 327 5.0   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 776 11.9   Median (dollars) 78,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 910 13.9        
1960 to 1969 676 10.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,392 21.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,874 28.6   With a mortgage 1,170 41.2
             Less than $300 36 1.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 234 8.2
1 room 2 0.0        $500 to $699 290 10.2
2 rooms 154 2.4        $700 to $999 294 10.3
3 rooms 333 5.1        $1,000 to $1,499 168 5.9
4 rooms 932 14.2        $1,500 to $1,999 76 2.7
5 rooms 1,622 24.8        $2,000 or more 72 2.5
6 rooms 1,391 21.2        Median (dollars) 719 (X)
7 rooms 990 15.1   Not mortgaged 1,671 58.8
8 rooms 649 9.9        Median (dollars) 247 (X)
9 or more rooms 474 7.2        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,321 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,392 49.0
1999 to March 2000 673 12.6   15 to 19 percent 337 11.9
1995 to 1998 1,224 23.0   20 to 24 percent 262 9.2
1990 to 1994 839 15.8   25 to 29 percent 166 5.8
1980 to 1989 1,008 18.9   30 to 34 percent 149 5.2
1970 to 1979 636 12.0   35 percent or more 498 17.5
1969 or earlier 941 17.7   Not computed 37 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,596 100.0
None 672 12.6   GROSS RENT    
1 1,988 37.4   Less than $200 199 12.5
2 1,898 35.7   $200 to $299 216 13.5
3 or more 763 14.3   $300 to $499 561 35.2
        $500 to $749 284 17.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 53 3.3
Utility Gas 35 0.7   $1,000 to $1,499 20 1.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,535 28.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,426 26.8   No cash rent 263 16.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,131 40.0   Median (dollars) 382 (X)
Coal or coke 3 0.1        
Wood 158 3.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 26 0.5   Less than 15 percent 393 24.6
No fuel used 7 0.1   15 to 19 percent 187 11.7
        20 to 24 percent 120 7.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 115 7.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 245 4.6   30 to 34 percent 91 5.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 171 3.2   35 percent or more 399 25.0
No telephone service 277 5.2   Not computed 291 18.2
 
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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