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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeSoto 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 13,608 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 10,746 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,042 44.4   1.00 or less 9,623 89.5
1-unit, attached 308 2.3   1.01 to 1.50 551 5.1
2 units 495 3.6   1.51 or more 572 5.3
3 or 4 units 282 2.1        
5 to 9 units 406 3.0             Specified owner-occupied units 4,042 100.0
10 to 19 units 64 0.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 64 0.5   Less than $50,000 1,079 26.7
Mobile home 5,049 37.1   $50,000 to $99,999 1,907 47.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 898 6.6   $100,000 to $149,999 612 15.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 253 6.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 168 4.2
1999 to March 2000 317 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 15 0.4
1995 to 1998 1,313 9.6   $500,000 to $999,999 8 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,667 12.3   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 3,651 26.8   Median (dollars) 69,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,230 23.7        
1960 to 1969 1,632 12.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,152 8.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 646 4.7   With a mortgage 2,290 56.7
             Less than $300 69 1.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 325 8.0
1 room 245 1.8        $500 to $699 829 20.5
2 rooms 991 7.3        $700 to $999 669 16.6
3 rooms 1,681 12.4        $1,000 to $1,499 330 8.2
4 rooms 3,532 26.0        $1,500 to $1,999 39 1.0
5 rooms 3,077 22.6        $2,000 or more 29 0.7
6 rooms 2,041 15.0        Median (dollars) 679 (X)
7 rooms 1,156 8.5   Not mortgaged 1,752 43.3
8 rooms 599 4.4        Median (dollars) 253 (X)
9 or more rooms 286 2.1        
Median (rooms) 4.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 10,746 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,796 44.4
1999 to March 2000 2,364 22.0   15 to 19 percent 538 13.3
1995 to 1998 3,022 28.1   20 to 24 percent 455 11.3
1990 to 1994 1,862 17.3   25 to 29 percent 390 9.6
1980 to 1989 1,788 16.6   30 to 34 percent 187 4.6
1970 to 1979 1,082 10.1   35 percent or more 563 13.9
1969 or earlier 628 5.8   Not computed 113 2.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,632 100.0
None 884 8.2   GROSS RENT    
1 4,931 45.9   Less than $200 194 7.4
2 3,738 34.8   $200 to $299 172 6.5
3 or more 1,193 11.1   $300 to $499 1,129 42.9
        $500 to $749 672 25.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 122 4.6
Utility Gas 264 2.5   $1,000 to $1,499 21 0.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,553 14.5   $1,500 or more 5 0.2
Electricity 8,406 78.2   No cash rent 317 12.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 202 1.9   Median (dollars) 442 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 57 0.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 37 0.3    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 16 0.1   Less than 15 percent 546 20.7
No fuel used 211 2.0   15 to 19 percent 357 13.6
        20 to 24 percent 322 12.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 206 7.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 42 0.4   30 to 34 percent 209 7.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 40 0.4   35 percent or more 609 23.1
No telephone service 934 8.7   Not computed 383 14.6
 
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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