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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 50,481 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 47,224 100.0
1-unit, detached 29,502 58.4   1.00 or less 45,975 97.4
1-unit, attached 4,230 8.4   1.01 to 1.50 913 1.9
2 units 947 1.9   1.51 or more 336 0.7
3 or 4 units 971 1.9        
5 to 9 units 1,565 3.1             Specified owner-occupied units 23,863 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,938 3.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 1,903 3.8   Less than $50,000 730 3.1
Mobile home 9,392 18.6   $50,000 to $99,999 8,176 34.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 33 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 9,273 38.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,597 15.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,617 6.8
1999 to March 2000 1,313 2.6   $300,000 to $499,999 433 1.8
1995 to 1998 5,338 10.6   $500,000 to $999,999 34 0.1
1990 to 1994 6,255 12.4   $1,000,000 or more 3 0.0
1980 to 1989 8,761 17.4   Median (dollars) 114,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 9,494 18.8        
1960 to 1969 6,733 13.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 7,633 15.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,954 9.8   With a mortgage 17,291 72.5
             Less than $300 60 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 747 3.1
1 room 391 0.8        $500 to $699 2,181 9.1
2 rooms 1,183 2.3        $700 to $999 5,778 24.2
3 rooms 3,169 6.3        $1,000 to $1,499 6,245 26.2
4 rooms 7,536 14.9        $1,500 to $1,999 1,779 7.5
5 rooms 11,069 21.9        $2,000 or more 501 2.1
6 rooms 10,423 20.6        Median (dollars) 994 (X)
7 rooms 7,122 14.1   Not mortgaged 6,572 27.5
8 rooms 5,278 10.5        Median (dollars) 242 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,310 8.5        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 47,224 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 8,943 37.5
1999 to March 2000 8,514 18.0   15 to 19 percent 4,172 17.5
1995 to 1998 14,052 29.8   20 to 24 percent 3,357 14.1
1990 to 1994 8,475 17.9   25 to 29 percent 2,438 10.2
1980 to 1989 7,262 15.4   30 to 34 percent 1,260 5.3
1970 to 1979 4,687 9.9   35 percent or more 3,544 14.9
1969 or earlier 4,234 9.0   Not computed 149 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 13,868 100.0
None 3,705 7.8   GROSS RENT    
1 15,378 32.6   Less than $200 753 5.4
2 19,553 41.4   $200 to $299 745 5.4
3 or more 8,588 18.2   $300 to $499 3,039 21.9
        $500 to $749 5,185 37.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,876 13.5
Utility Gas 13,756 29.1   $1,000 to $1,499 560 4.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 7,816 16.6   $1,500 or more 43 0.3
Electricity 10,358 21.9   No cash rent 1,667 12.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 14,230 30.1   Median (dollars) 573 (X)
Coal or coke 130 0.3        
Wood 779 1.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 111 0.2   Less than 15 percent 2,307 16.6
No fuel used 38 0.1   15 to 19 percent 2,042 14.7
        20 to 24 percent 1,578 11.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,384 10.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 147 0.3   30 to 34 percent 1,012 7.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 192 0.4   35 percent or more 3,664 26.4
No telephone service 1,052 2.2   Not computed 1,881 13.6
 
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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