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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook 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 6,558 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,882 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,808 58.1   1.00 or less 5,571 94.7
1-unit, attached 107 1.6   1.01 to 1.50 189 3.2
2 units 38 0.6   1.51 or more 122 2.1
3 or 4 units 139 2.1        
5 to 9 units 85 1.3             Specified owner-occupied units 2,433 100.0
10 to 19 units 22 0.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 36 0.5   Less than $50,000 881 36.2
Mobile home 2,309 35.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,062 43.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 14 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 306 12.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 133 5.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 34 1.4
1999 to March 2000 223 3.4   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 1,023 15.6   $500,000 to $999,999 17 0.7
1990 to 1994 603 9.2   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 921 14.0   Median (dollars) 60,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,128 17.2        
1960 to 1969 904 13.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,084 16.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 672 10.2   With a mortgage 1,427 58.7
             Less than $300 56 2.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 238 9.8
1 room 18 0.3        $500 to $699 392 16.1
2 rooms 176 2.7        $700 to $999 512 21.0
3 rooms 432 6.6        $1,000 to $1,499 190 7.8
4 rooms 1,136 17.3        $1,500 to $1,999 25 1.0
5 rooms 1,724 26.3        $2,000 or more 14 0.6
6 rooms 1,605 24.5        Median (dollars) 715 (X)
7 rooms 795 12.1   Not mortgaged 1,006 41.3
8 rooms 374 5.7        Median (dollars) 219 (X)
9 or more rooms 298 4.5        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,882 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,005 41.3
1999 to March 2000 1,128 19.2   15 to 19 percent 339 13.9
1995 to 1998 1,713 29.1   20 to 24 percent 240 9.9
1990 to 1994 914 15.5   25 to 29 percent 199 8.2
1980 to 1989 857 14.6   30 to 34 percent 142 5.8
1970 to 1979 561 9.5   35 percent or more 472 19.4
1969 or earlier 709 12.1   Not computed 36 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,417 100.0
None 521 8.9   GROSS RENT    
1 2,002 34.0   Less than $200 96 6.8
2 2,132 36.2   $200 to $299 208 14.7
3 or more 1,227 20.9   $300 to $499 616 43.5
        $500 to $749 262 18.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 34 2.4
Utility Gas 775 13.2   $1,000 to $1,499 14 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,517 25.8   $1,500 or more 3 0.2
Electricity 3,285 55.8   No cash rent 184 13.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 103 1.8   Median (dollars) 404 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 64 1.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 10 0.2   Less than 15 percent 292 20.6
No fuel used 128 2.2   15 to 19 percent 160 11.3
        20 to 24 percent 182 12.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 116 8.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 58 1.0   30 to 34 percent 114 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 29 0.5   35 percent or more 357 25.2
No telephone service 518 8.8   Not computed 196 13.8
 
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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