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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Raleigh 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 35,678 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 31,793 100.0
1-unit, detached 25,077 70.3   1.00 or less 31,204 98.1
1-unit, attached 659 1.8   1.01 to 1.50 513 1.6
2 units 543 1.5   1.51 or more 76 0.2
3 or 4 units 640 1.8        
5 to 9 units 986 2.8             Specified owner-occupied units 18,043 100.0
10 to 19 units 378 1.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 727 2.0   Less than $50,000 5,185 28.7
Mobile home 6,600 18.5   $50,000 to $99,999 8,358 46.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 68 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 2,864 15.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 828 4.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 549 3.0
1999 to March 2000 713 2.0   $300,000 to $499,999 152 0.8
1995 to 1998 2,680 7.5   $500,000 to $999,999 101 0.6
1990 to 1994 2,051 5.7   $1,000,000 or more 6 0.0
1980 to 1989 4,636 13.0   Median (dollars) 69,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 8,323 23.3        
1960 to 1969 3,502 9.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 9,030 25.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,743 13.3   With a mortgage 8,915 49.4
             Less than $300 186 1.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,971 10.9
1 room 144 0.4        $500 to $699 2,441 13.5
2 rooms 695 1.9        $700 to $999 2,429 13.5
3 rooms 1,437 4.0        $1,000 to $1,499 1,319 7.3
4 rooms 6,815 19.1        $1,500 to $1,999 319 1.8
5 rooms 9,462 26.5        $2,000 or more 250 1.4
6 rooms 7,760 21.8        Median (dollars) 688 (X)
7 rooms 4,715 13.2   Not mortgaged 9,128 50.6
8 rooms 2,569 7.2        Median (dollars) 199 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,081 5.8        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 31,793 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 9,245 51.2
1999 to March 2000 4,977 15.7   15 to 19 percent 2,534 14.0
1995 to 1998 7,517 23.6   20 to 24 percent 1,650 9.1
1990 to 1994 4,816 15.1   25 to 29 percent 999 5.5
1980 to 1989 5,130 16.1   30 to 34 percent 789 4.4
1970 to 1979 4,558 14.3   35 percent or more 2,567 14.2
1969 or earlier 4,795 15.1   Not computed 259 1.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 7,385 100.0
None 3,704 11.7   GROSS RENT    
1 11,396 35.8   Less than $200 798 10.8
2 12,333 38.8   $200 to $299 940 12.7
3 or more 4,360 13.7   $300 to $499 2,914 39.5
        $500 to $749 1,263 17.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 116 1.6
Utility Gas 14,163 44.5   $1,000 to $1,499 85 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,372 4.3   $1,500 or more 44 0.6
Electricity 13,436 42.3   No cash rent 1,225 16.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,048 3.3   Median (dollars) 385 (X)
Coal or coke 523 1.6        
Wood 1,180 3.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 57 0.2   Less than 15 percent 1,386 18.8
No fuel used 14 0.0   15 to 19 percent 871 11.8
        20 to 24 percent 704 9.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 720 9.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 287 0.9   30 to 34 percent 451 6.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 203 0.6   35 percent or more 1,827 24.7
No telephone service 1,461 4.6   Not computed 1,426 19.3
 
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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