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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hempstead 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 10,166 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,959 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,167 70.5   1.00 or less 8,463 94.5
1-unit, attached 244 2.4   1.01 to 1.50 373 4.2
2 units 192 1.9   1.51 or more 123 1.4
3 or 4 units 140 1.4        
5 to 9 units 88 0.9             Specified owner-occupied units 3,754 100.0
10 to 19 units 68 0.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 174 1.7   Less than $50,000 1,810 48.2
Mobile home 2,055 20.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,502 40.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 38 0.4   $100,000 to $149,999 249 6.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 131 3.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 40 1.1
1999 to March 2000 260 2.6   $300,000 to $499,999 10 0.3
1995 to 1998 623 6.1   $500,000 to $999,999 3 0.1
1990 to 1994 712 7.0   $1,000,000 or more 9 0.2
1980 to 1989 1,880 18.5   Median (dollars) 51,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,432 23.9        
1960 to 1969 1,340 13.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,045 20.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 874 8.6   With a mortgage 1,941 51.7
             Less than $300 131 3.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 513 13.7
1 room 86 0.8        $500 to $699 592 15.8
2 rooms 247 2.4        $700 to $999 469 12.5
3 rooms 706 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 188 5.0
4 rooms 2,178 21.4        $1,500 to $1,999 36 1.0
5 rooms 3,111 30.6        $2,000 or more 12 0.3
6 rooms 1,916 18.8        Median (dollars) 600 (X)
7 rooms 1,137 11.2   Not mortgaged 1,813 48.3
8 rooms 457 4.5        Median (dollars) 219 (X)
9 or more rooms 328 3.2        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,959 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,866 49.7
1999 to March 2000 1,648 18.4   15 to 19 percent 562 15.0
1995 to 1998 2,201 24.6   20 to 24 percent 392 10.4
1990 to 1994 1,595 17.8   25 to 29 percent 257 6.8
1980 to 1989 1,573 17.6   30 to 34 percent 127 3.4
1970 to 1979 1,039 11.6   35 percent or more 488 13.0
1969 or earlier 903 10.1   Not computed 62 1.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,647 100.0
None 921 10.3   GROSS RENT    
1 3,085 34.4   Less than $200 256 9.7
2 3,460 38.6   $200 to $299 309 11.7
3 or more 1,493 16.7   $300 to $499 1,125 42.5
        $500 to $749 437 16.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 47 1.8
Utility Gas 4,962 55.4   $1,000 to $1,499 31 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,098 12.3   $1,500 or more 3 0.1
Electricity 2,576 28.8   No cash rent 439 16.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 11 0.1   Median (dollars) 397 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 263 2.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 13 0.1   Less than 15 percent 597 22.6
No fuel used 36 0.4   15 to 19 percent 349 13.2
        20 to 24 percent 209 7.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 196 7.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 77 0.9   30 to 34 percent 116 4.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 75 0.8   35 percent or more 645 24.4
No telephone service 740 8.3   Not computed 535 20.2
 
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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