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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chambers 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 16,256 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 14,522 100.0
1-unit, detached 11,712 72.0   1.00 or less 14,148 97.4
1-unit, attached 233 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 303 2.1
2 units 378 2.3   1.51 or more 71 0.5
3 or 4 units 397 2.4        
5 to 9 units 325 2.0             Specified owner-occupied units 7,745 100.0
10 to 19 units 65 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 80 0.5   Less than $50,000 3,061 39.5
Mobile home 3,044 18.7   $50,000 to $99,999 3,415 44.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 22 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 733 9.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 266 3.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 179 2.3
1999 to March 2000 230 1.4   $300,000 to $499,999 24 0.3
1995 to 1998 1,538 9.5   $500,000 to $999,999 29 0.4
1990 to 1994 1,077 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 38 0.5
1980 to 1989 2,013 12.4   Median (dollars) 58,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,804 17.2        
1960 to 1969 2,167 13.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,595 22.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,832 17.4   With a mortgage 4,155 53.6
             Less than $300 192 2.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,021 13.2
1 room 33 0.2        $500 to $699 1,244 16.1
2 rooms 286 1.8        $700 to $999 1,052 13.6
3 rooms 850 5.2        $1,000 to $1,499 494 6.4
4 rooms 2,841 17.5        $1,500 to $1,999 96 1.2
5 rooms 4,600 28.3        $2,000 or more 56 0.7
6 rooms 4,020 24.7        Median (dollars) 634 (X)
7 rooms 2,127 13.1   Not mortgaged 3,590 46.4
8 rooms 752 4.6        Median (dollars) 215 (X)
9 or more rooms 747 4.6        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 14,522 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,860 49.8
1999 to March 2000 1,910 13.2   15 to 19 percent 1,219 15.7
1995 to 1998 3,692 25.4   20 to 24 percent 841 10.9
1990 to 1994 2,055 14.2   25 to 29 percent 454 5.9
1980 to 1989 2,297 15.8   30 to 34 percent 278 3.6
1970 to 1979 2,100 14.5   35 percent or more 954 12.3
1969 or earlier 2,468 17.0   Not computed 139 1.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,427 100.0
None 1,477 10.2   GROSS RENT    
1 5,079 35.0   Less than $200 456 13.3
2 5,161 35.5   $200 to $299 446 13.0
3 or more 2,805 19.3   $300 to $499 1,228 35.8
        $500 to $749 645 18.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 90 2.6
Utility Gas 5,936 40.9   $1,000 to $1,499 13 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,995 20.6   $1,500 or more 6 0.2
Electricity 5,135 35.4   No cash rent 543 15.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 84 0.6   Median (dollars) 374 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 339 2.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 10 0.1   Less than 15 percent 752 21.9
No fuel used 23 0.2   15 to 19 percent 415 12.1
        20 to 24 percent 277 8.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 206 6.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 118 0.8   30 to 34 percent 164 4.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 104 0.7   35 percent or more 967 28.2
No telephone service 876 6.0   Not computed 646 18.9
 
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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