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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Costilla 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 2,202 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,503 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,530 69.5   1.00 or less 1,390 92.5
1-unit, attached 28 1.3   1.01 to 1.50 64 4.3
2 units 26 1.2   1.51 or more 49 3.3
3 or 4 units 7 0.3        
5 to 9 units 64 2.9             Specified owner-occupied units 679 100.0
10 to 19 units 2 0.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 0 0.0   Less than $50,000 261 38.4
Mobile home 484 22.0   $50,000 to $99,999 259 38.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 61 2.8   $100,000 to $149,999 113 16.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 20 2.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 20 2.9
1999 to March 2000 63 2.9   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 353 16.0   $500,000 to $999,999 6 0.9
1990 to 1994 250 11.4   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 295 13.4   Median (dollars) 61,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 453 20.6        
1960 to 1969 140 6.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 249 11.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 399 18.1   With a mortgage 266 39.2
             Less than $300 28 4.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 48 7.1
1 room 99 4.5        $500 to $699 83 12.2
2 rooms 115 5.2        $700 to $999 70 10.3
3 rooms 301 13.7        $1,000 to $1,499 30 4.4
4 rooms 402 18.3        $1,500 to $1,999 7 1.0
5 rooms 566 25.7        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 408 18.5        Median (dollars) 610 (X)
7 rooms 169 7.7   Not mortgaged 413 60.8
8 rooms 91 4.1        Median (dollars) 212 (X)
9 or more rooms 51 2.3        
Median (rooms) 4.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,503 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 265 39.0
1999 to March 2000 188 12.5   15 to 19 percent 78 11.5
1995 to 1998 404 26.9   20 to 24 percent 62 9.1
1990 to 1994 234 15.6   25 to 29 percent 61 9.0
1980 to 1989 272 18.1   30 to 34 percent 47 6.9
1970 to 1979 170 11.3   35 percent or more 147 21.6
1969 or earlier 235 15.6   Not computed 19 2.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 295 100.0
None 170 11.3   GROSS RENT    
1 534 35.5   Less than $200 52 17.6
2 550 36.6   $200 to $299 40 13.6
3 or more 249 16.6   $300 to $499 80 27.1
        $500 to $749 29 9.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 3 1.0
Utility Gas 20 1.3   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 920 61.2   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 126 8.4   No cash rent 91 30.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 35 2.3   Median (dollars) 316 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.5        
Wood 343 22.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 9 0.6    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 43 2.9   Less than 15 percent 33 11.2
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 21 7.1
        20 to 24 percent 25 8.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 27 9.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 93 6.2   30 to 34 percent 21 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 100 6.7   35 percent or more 75 25.4
No telephone service 158 10.5   Not computed 93 31.5
 
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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