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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk city
[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 24,704 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 23,283 100.0
1-unit, detached 19,352 78.3   1.00 or less 22,688 97.4
1-unit, attached 983 4.0   1.01 to 1.50 418 1.8
2 units 1,215 4.9   1.51 or more 177 0.8
3 or 4 units 546 2.2        
5 to 9 units 864 3.5             Specified owner-occupied units 14,679 100.0
10 to 19 units 265 1.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 404 1.6   Less than $50,000 1,539 10.5
Mobile home 1,069 4.3   $50,000 to $99,999 5,094 34.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 6 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 4,616 31.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,730 11.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,305 8.9
1999 to March 2000 940 3.8   $300,000 to $499,999 317 2.2
1995 to 1998 3,441 13.9   $500,000 to $999,999 71 0.5
1990 to 1994 2,326 9.4   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.0
1980 to 1989 3,585 14.5   Median (dollars) 107,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 4,422 17.9        
1960 to 1969 2,966 12.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,490 18.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,534 10.3   With a mortgage 10,833 73.8
             Less than $300 98 0.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 621 4.2
1 room 45 0.2        $500 to $699 1,179 8.0
2 rooms 391 1.6        $700 to $999 3,277 22.3
3 rooms 1,117 4.5        $1,000 to $1,499 3,657 24.9
4 rooms 2,913 11.8        $1,500 to $1,999 1,471 10.0
5 rooms 5,172 20.9        $2,000 or more 530 3.6
6 rooms 5,406 21.9        Median (dollars) 1,028 (X)
7 rooms 4,333 17.5   Not mortgaged 3,846 26.2
8 rooms 3,268 13.2        Median (dollars) 282 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,059 8.3        
Median (rooms) 6.0 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 23,283 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,522 30.8
1999 to March 2000 3,929 16.9   15 to 19 percent 2,382 16.2
1995 to 1998 6,701 28.8   20 to 24 percent 2,132 14.5
1990 to 1994 3,732 16.0   25 to 29 percent 1,501 10.2
1980 to 1989 3,675 15.8   30 to 34 percent 1,243 8.5
1970 to 1979 2,579 11.1   35 percent or more 2,789 19.0
1969 or earlier 2,667 11.5   Not computed 110 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 6,411 100.0
None 2,394 10.3   GROSS RENT    
1 6,894 29.6   Less than $200 635 9.9
2 9,032 38.8   $200 to $299 483 7.5
3 or more 4,963 21.3   $300 to $499 1,784 27.8
        $500 to $749 2,237 34.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 601 9.4
Utility Gas 6,619 28.4   $1,000 to $1,499 157 2.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,898 8.2   $1,500 or more 39 0.6
Electricity 9,740 41.8   No cash rent 475 7.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,490 19.3   Median (dollars) 506 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 444 1.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 5 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 45 0.2   Less than 15 percent 1,110 17.3
No fuel used 42 0.2   15 to 19 percent 822 12.8
        20 to 24 percent 728 11.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 612 9.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 207 0.9   30 to 34 percent 513 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 222 1.0   35 percent or more 2,042 31.9
No telephone service 640 2.7   Not computed 584 9.1
 
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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