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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Los Angeles 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 3,270,909 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 3,133,774 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,593,516 48.7   1.00 or less 2,413,405 77.0
1-unit, attached 241,571 7.4   1.01 to 1.50 249,094 7.9
2 units 89,608 2.7   1.51 or more 471,275 15.0
3 or 4 units 197,916 6.1        
5 to 9 units 269,122 8.2             Specified owner-occupied units 1,287,679 100.0
10 to 19 units 263,319 8.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 559,236 17.1   Less than $50,000 19,333 1.5
Mobile home 53,475 1.6   $50,000 to $99,999 57,345 4.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 3,146 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 207,707 16.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 324,055 25.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 316,886 24.6
1999 to March 2000 22,629 0.7   $300,000 to $499,999 217,697 16.9
1995 to 1998 65,665 2.0   $500,000 to $999,999 111,472 8.7
1990 to 1994 135,766 4.2   $1,000,000 or more 33,184 2.6
1980 to 1989 403,184 12.3   Median (dollars) 209,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 509,695 15.6        
1960 to 1969 583,178 17.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,129,007 34.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 421,785 12.9   With a mortgage 1,014,178 78.8
             Less than $300 3,192 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 21,115 1.6
1 room 285,396 8.7        $500 to $699 42,420 3.3
2 rooms 440,384 13.5        $700 to $999 111,852 8.7
3 rooms 569,280 17.4        $1,000 to $1,499 315,052 24.5
4 rooms 512,747 15.7        $1,500 to $1,999 244,562 19.0
5 rooms 534,555 16.3        $2,000 or more 275,985 21.4
6 rooms 431,193 13.2        Median (dollars) 1,524 (X)
7 rooms 253,341 7.7   Not mortgaged 273,501 21.2
8 rooms 134,947 4.1        Median (dollars) 303 (X)
9 or more rooms 109,066 3.3        
Median (rooms) 4.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 3,133,774 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 351,126 27.3
1999 to March 2000 647,742 20.7   15 to 19 percent 173,440 13.5
1995 to 1998 1,015,643 32.4   20 to 24 percent 167,242 13.0
1990 to 1994 483,563 15.4   25 to 29 percent 139,439 10.8
1980 to 1989 449,500 14.3   30 to 34 percent 99,472 7.7
1970 to 1979 284,387 9.1   35 percent or more 344,523 26.8
1969 or earlier 252,939 8.1   Not computed 12,437 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,630,542 100.0
None 393,309 12.6   GROSS RENT    
1 1,158,027 37.0   Less than $200 36,968 2.3
2 1,079,792 34.5   $200 to $299 38,195 2.3
3 or more 502,646 16.0   $300 to $499 208,954 12.8
        $500 to $749 625,808 38.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 385,620 23.6
Utility Gas 2,404,745 76.7   $1,000 to $1,499 230,290 14.1
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 47,933 1.5   $1,500 or more 72,706 4.5
Electricity 565,521 18.0   No cash rent 32,001 2.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,259 0.0   Median (dollars) 704 (X)
Coal or coke 235 0.0        
Wood 7,533 0.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6,349 0.2    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 3,723 0.1   Less than 15 percent 237,089 14.5
No fuel used 96,476 3.1   15 to 19 percent 214,798 13.2
        20 to 24 percent 205,852 12.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 174,453 10.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 31,288 1.0   30 to 34 percent 130,377 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 46,322 1.5   35 percent or more 583,392 35.8
No telephone service 54,501 1.7   Not computed 84,581 5.2
 
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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