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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: District of Columbia
[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 274,845 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 248,338 100.0
1-unit, detached 36,331 13.2   1.00 or less 226,351 91.1
1-unit, attached 72,668 26.4   1.01 to 1.50 8,740 3.5
2 units 8,304 3.0   1.51 or more 13,247 5.3
3 or 4 units 21,944 8.0        
5 to 9 units 21,735 7.9             Specified owner-occupied units 76,289 100.0
10 to 19 units 28,429 10.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 84,947 30.9   Less than $50,000 646 0.8
Mobile home 203 0.1   $50,000 to $99,999 13,574 17.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 284 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 21,954 28.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 11,261 14.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 8,631 11.3
1999 to March 2000 1,160 0.4   $300,000 to $499,999 11,977 15.7
1995 to 1998 2,649 1.0   $500,000 to $999,999 6,695 8.8
1990 to 1994 3,437 1.3   $1,000,000 or more 1,551 2.0
1980 to 1989 13,695 5.0   Median (dollars) 157,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 23,859 8.7        
1960 to 1969 42,122 15.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 92,867 33.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 95,056 34.6   With a mortgage 55,138 72.3
             Less than $300 301 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,842 2.4
1 room 28,107 10.2        $500 to $699 4,162 5.5
2 rooms 32,828 11.9        $700 to $999 10,404 13.6
3 rooms 53,362 19.4        $1,000 to $1,499 17,140 22.5
4 rooms 42,165 15.3        $1,500 to $1,999 8,141 10.7
5 rooms 31,706 11.5        $2,000 or more 13,148 17.2
6 rooms 30,642 11.1        Median (dollars) 1,291 (X)
7 rooms 20,395 7.4   Not mortgaged 21,151 27.7
8 rooms 16,270 5.9        Median (dollars) 313 (X)
9 or more rooms 19,370 7.0        
Median (rooms) 4.0 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 248,338 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 29,163 38.2
1999 to March 2000 56,904 22.9   15 to 19 percent 11,041 14.5
1995 to 1998 74,124 29.8   20 to 24 percent 9,566 12.5
1990 to 1994 32,579 13.1   25 to 29 percent 6,873 9.0
1980 to 1989 33,146 13.3   30 to 34 percent 4,239 5.6
1970 to 1979 23,233 9.4   35 percent or more 14,222 18.6
1969 or earlier 28,352 11.4   Not computed 1,185 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 146,863 100.0
None 91,699 36.9   GROSS RENT    
1 108,151 43.5   Less than $200 13,312 9.1
2 38,395 15.5   $200 to $299 5,521 3.8
3 or more 10,093 4.1   $300 to $499 25,902 17.6
        $500 to $749 50,678 34.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 24,710 16.8
Utility Gas 162,467 65.4   $1,000 to $1,499 15,263 10.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,408 1.8   $1,500 or more 7,398 5.0
Electricity 60,016 24.2   No cash rent 4,079 2.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 17,047 6.9   Median (dollars) 618 (X)
Coal or coke 69 0.0        
Wood 89 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 56 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,713 0.7   Less than 15 percent 29,414 20.0
No fuel used 2,473 1.0   15 to 19 percent 20,771 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 18,724 12.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 15,914 10.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 2,112 0.9   30 to 34 percent 10,300 7.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 1,795 0.7   35 percent or more 41,357 28.2
No telephone service 6,284 2.5   Not computed 10,383 7.1
 
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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