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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Santa Cruz 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 13,036 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 11,809 100.0
1-unit, detached 8,519 65.3   1.00 or less 9,988 84.6
1-unit, attached 769 5.9   1.01 to 1.50 1,071 9.1
2 units 573 4.4   1.51 or more 750 6.4
3 or 4 units 882 6.8        
5 to 9 units 315 2.4             Specified owner-occupied units 6,420 100.0
10 to 19 units 148 1.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 221 1.7   Less than $50,000 410 6.4
Mobile home 1,539 11.8   $50,000 to $99,999 3,208 50.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 70 0.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,490 23.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 555 8.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 451 7.0
1999 to March 2000 725 5.6   $300,000 to $499,999 266 4.1
1995 to 1998 1,694 13.0   $500,000 to $999,999 26 0.4
1990 to 1994 1,350 10.4   $1,000,000 or more 14 0.2
1980 to 1989 2,477 19.0   Median (dollars) 94,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,030 23.2        
1960 to 1969 1,510 11.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,211 9.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,039 8.0   With a mortgage 4,419 68.8
             Less than $300 22 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 538 8.4
1 room 275 2.1        $500 to $699 813 12.7
2 rooms 952 7.3        $700 to $999 1,652 25.7
3 rooms 1,509 11.6        $1,000 to $1,499 937 14.6
4 rooms 2,475 19.0        $1,500 to $1,999 302 4.7
5 rooms 3,365 25.8        $2,000 or more 155 2.4
6 rooms 2,210 17.0        Median (dollars) 833 (X)
7 rooms 1,246 9.6   Not mortgaged 2,001 31.2
8 rooms 543 4.2        Median (dollars) 249 (X)
9 or more rooms 461 3.5        
Median (rooms) 4.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 11,809 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,982 30.9
1999 to March 2000 2,610 22.1   15 to 19 percent 909 14.2
1995 to 1998 3,326 28.2   20 to 24 percent 790 12.3
1990 to 1994 1,960 16.6   25 to 29 percent 741 11.5
1980 to 1989 2,039 17.3   30 to 34 percent 538 8.4
1970 to 1979 1,156 9.8   35 percent or more 1,363 21.2
1969 or earlier 718 6.1   Not computed 97 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,628 100.0
None 988 8.4   GROSS RENT    
1 3,819 32.3   Less than $200 188 5.2
2 4,749 40.2   $200 to $299 391 10.8
3 or more 2,253 19.1   $300 to $499 1,263 34.8
        $500 to $749 1,094 30.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 296 8.2
Utility Gas 5,692 48.2   $1,000 to $1,499 59 1.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,570 21.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 3,183 27.0   No cash rent 337 9.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 5 0.0   Median (dollars) 475 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 224 1.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 54 0.5    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 19 0.2   Less than 15 percent 595 16.4
No fuel used 62 0.5   15 to 19 percent 439 12.1
        20 to 24 percent 350 9.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 398 11.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 119 1.0   30 to 34 percent 277 7.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 146 1.2   35 percent or more 1,116 30.8
No telephone service 740 6.3   Not computed 453 12.5
 
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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