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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 93,070 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 62,577 100.0
1-unit, detached 55,171 59.3   1.00 or less 60,813 97.2
1-unit, attached 4,501 4.8   1.01 to 1.50 1,188 1.9
2 units 1,362 1.5   1.51 or more 576 0.9
3 or 4 units 1,476 1.6        
5 to 9 units 2,562 2.8             Specified owner-occupied units 33,908 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,229 1.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 2,357 2.5   Less than $50,000 1,487 4.4
Mobile home 23,817 25.6   $50,000 to $99,999 10,965 32.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 595 0.6   $100,000 to $149,999 9,594 28.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 5,722 16.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 3,603 10.6
1999 to March 2000 4,123 4.4   $300,000 to $499,999 1,749 5.2
1995 to 1998 10,941 11.8   $500,000 to $999,999 603 1.8
1990 to 1994 11,832 12.7   $1,000,000 or more 185 0.5
1980 to 1989 22,089 23.7   Median (dollars) 122,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 17,032 18.3        
1960 to 1969 9,108 9.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 10,283 11.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 7,662 8.2   With a mortgage 21,242 62.6
             Less than $300 176 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,343 4.0
1 room 347 0.4        $500 to $699 4,043 11.9
2 rooms 1,471 1.6        $700 to $999 6,959 20.5
3 rooms 4,088 4.4        $1,000 to $1,499 6,074 17.9
4 rooms 13,792 14.8        $1,500 to $1,999 1,671 4.9
5 rooms 22,749 24.4        $2,000 or more 976 2.9
6 rooms 22,050 23.7        Median (dollars) 914 (X)
7 rooms 14,248 15.3   Not mortgaged 12,666 37.4
8 rooms 7,770 8.3        Median (dollars) 239 (X)
9 or more rooms 6,555 7.0        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 62,577 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 14,759 43.5
1999 to March 2000 9,824 15.7   15 to 19 percent 5,056 14.9
1995 to 1998 17,934 28.7   20 to 24 percent 4,184 12.3
1990 to 1994 11,315 18.1   25 to 29 percent 2,740 8.1
1980 to 1989 11,762 18.8   30 to 34 percent 1,866 5.5
1970 to 1979 5,870 9.4   35 percent or more 5,030 14.8
1969 or earlier 5,872 9.4   Not computed 273 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 11,793 100.0
None 3,638 5.8   GROSS RENT    
1 21,133 33.8   Less than $200 1,016 8.6
2 26,575 42.5   $200 to $299 840 7.1
3 or more 11,231 17.9   $300 to $499 3,182 27.0
        $500 to $749 3,617 30.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,288 10.9
Utility Gas 3,065 4.9   $1,000 to $1,499 356 3.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 15,879 25.4   $1,500 or more 56 0.5
Electricity 23,879 38.2   No cash rent 1,438 12.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 18,200 29.1   Median (dollars) 507 (X)
Coal or coke 102 0.2        
Wood 995 1.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 32 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 218 0.3   Less than 15 percent 2,776 23.5
No fuel used 207 0.3   15 to 19 percent 1,711 14.5
        20 to 24 percent 1,351 11.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,009 8.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 367 0.6   30 to 34 percent 745 6.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 195 0.3   35 percent or more 2,611 22.1
No telephone service 1,041 1.7   Not computed 1,590 13.5
 
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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