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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Okeechobee 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 15,504 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,593 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,688 43.1   1.00 or less 11,317 89.9
1-unit, attached 138 0.9   1.01 to 1.50 702 5.6
2 units 306 2.0   1.51 or more 574 4.6
3 or 4 units 256 1.7        
5 to 9 units 186 1.2             Specified owner-occupied units 4,700 100.0
10 to 19 units 69 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 19 0.1   Less than $50,000 727 15.5
Mobile home 7,630 49.2   $50,000 to $99,999 2,478 52.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 212 1.4   $100,000 to $149,999 861 18.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 412 8.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 204 4.3
1999 to March 2000 358 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 8 0.2
1995 to 1998 1,063 6.9   $500,000 to $999,999 10 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,829 11.8   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 5,251 33.9   Median (dollars) 77,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 4,136 26.7        
1960 to 1969 1,868 12.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 746 4.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 253 1.6   With a mortgage 3,139 66.8
             Less than $300 41 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 454 9.7
1 room 171 1.1        $500 to $699 1,133 24.1
2 rooms 1,170 7.5        $700 to $999 860 18.3
3 rooms 1,598 10.3        $1,000 to $1,499 546 11.6
4 rooms 3,776 24.4        $1,500 to $1,999 83 1.8
5 rooms 3,791 24.5        $2,000 or more 22 0.5
6 rooms 2,972 19.2        Median (dollars) 691 (X)
7 rooms 1,307 8.4   Not mortgaged 1,561 33.2
8 rooms 420 2.7        Median (dollars) 251 (X)
9 or more rooms 299 1.9        
Median (rooms) 4.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,593 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,926 41.0
1999 to March 2000 2,591 20.6   15 to 19 percent 772 16.4
1995 to 1998 3,851 30.6   20 to 24 percent 598 12.7
1990 to 1994 2,484 19.7   25 to 29 percent 424 9.0
1980 to 1989 2,406 19.1   30 to 34 percent 255 5.4
1970 to 1979 844 6.7   35 percent or more 672 14.3
1969 or earlier 417 3.3   Not computed 53 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,067 100.0
None 988 7.8   GROSS RENT    
1 5,158 41.0   Less than $200 129 4.2
2 5,062 40.2   $200 to $299 284 9.3
3 or more 1,385 11.0   $300 to $499 984 32.1
        $500 to $749 1,014 33.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 147 4.8
Utility Gas 103 0.8   $1,000 to $1,499 45 1.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,070 8.5   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 10,978 87.2   No cash rent 464 15.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 73 0.6   Median (dollars) 486 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 29 0.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 19 0.2   Less than 15 percent 617 20.1
No fuel used 321 2.5   15 to 19 percent 336 11.0
        20 to 24 percent 261 8.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 320 10.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 101 0.8   30 to 34 percent 226 7.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 93 0.7   35 percent or more 781 25.5
No telephone service 828 6.6   Not computed 526 17.2
 
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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