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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tuscaloosa 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 71,429 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 64,517 100.0
1-unit, detached 41,772 58.5   1.00 or less 62,565 97.0
1-unit, attached 1,568 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 1,424 2.2
2 units 1,561 2.2   1.51 or more 528 0.8
3 or 4 units 3,926 5.5        
5 to 9 units 3,688 5.2             Specified owner-occupied units 30,790 100.0
10 to 19 units 3,184 4.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,462 7.6   Less than $50,000 2,626 8.5
Mobile home 10,237 14.3   $50,000 to $99,999 11,310 36.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 31 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 9,662 31.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,716 12.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2,322 7.5
1999 to March 2000 1,893 2.7   $300,000 to $499,999 777 2.5
1995 to 1998 8,957 12.5   $500,000 to $999,999 293 1.0
1990 to 1994 8,060 11.3   $1,000,000 or more 84 0.3
1980 to 1989 12,824 18.0   Median (dollars) 106,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 15,197 21.3        
1960 to 1969 9,737 13.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 11,494 16.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 3,267 4.6   With a mortgage 21,329 69.3
             Less than $300 326 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,547 5.0
1 room 766 1.1        $500 to $699 3,811 12.4
2 rooms 2,912 4.1        $700 to $999 7,144 23.2
3 rooms 6,600 9.2        $1,000 to $1,499 5,879 19.1
4 rooms 12,240 17.1        $1,500 to $1,999 1,668 5.4
5 rooms 17,148 24.0        $2,000 or more 954 3.1
6 rooms 13,574 19.0        Median (dollars) 902 (X)
7 rooms 8,377 11.7   Not mortgaged 9,461 30.7
8 rooms 5,144 7.2        Median (dollars) 243 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,668 6.5        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 64,517 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 12,496 40.6
1999 to March 2000 15,453 24.0   15 to 19 percent 5,239 17.0
1995 to 1998 19,247 29.8   20 to 24 percent 4,325 14.0
1990 to 1994 9,937 15.4   25 to 29 percent 2,385 7.7
1980 to 1989 8,138 12.6   30 to 34 percent 1,742 5.7
1970 to 1979 5,789 9.0   35 percent or more 4,188 13.6
1969 or earlier 5,953 9.2   Not computed 415 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 23,285 100.0
None 5,405 8.4   GROSS RENT    
1 22,268 34.5   Less than $200 1,660 7.1
2 23,583 36.6   $200 to $299 2,020 8.7
3 or more 13,261 20.6   $300 to $499 7,826 33.6
        $500 to $749 7,685 33.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,706 7.3
Utility Gas 26,002 40.3   $1,000 to $1,499 744 3.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,387 6.8   $1,500 or more 179 0.8
Electricity 33,232 51.5   No cash rent 1,465 6.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 174 0.3   Median (dollars) 487 (X)
Coal or coke 21 0.0        
Wood 533 0.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 74 0.1   Less than 15 percent 3,727 16.0
No fuel used 94 0.1   15 to 19 percent 2,793 12.0
        20 to 24 percent 2,255 9.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,912 8.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 284 0.4   30 to 34 percent 1,629 7.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 278 0.4   35 percent or more 8,422 36.2
No telephone service 1,716 2.7   Not computed 2,547 10.9
 
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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