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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lamar 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 6,145 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,712 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,186 68.1   1.00 or less 5,519 96.6
1-unit, attached 115 1.9   1.01 to 1.50 130 2.3
2 units 320 5.2   1.51 or more 63 1.1
3 or 4 units 126 2.1        
5 to 9 units 138 2.2             Specified owner-occupied units 2,591 100.0
10 to 19 units 76 1.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 16 0.3   Less than $50,000 477 18.4
Mobile home 1,160 18.9   $50,000 to $99,999 1,308 50.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 8 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 488 18.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 198 7.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 83 3.2
1999 to March 2000 151 2.5   $300,000 to $499,999 32 1.2
1995 to 1998 780 12.7   $500,000 to $999,999 5 0.2
1990 to 1994 612 10.0   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,045 17.0   Median (dollars) 79,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,186 19.3        
1960 to 1969 729 11.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 966 15.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 676 11.0   With a mortgage 1,672 64.5
             Less than $300 23 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 225 8.7
1 room 36 0.6        $500 to $699 359 13.9
2 rooms 48 0.8        $700 to $999 612 23.6
3 rooms 389 6.3        $1,000 to $1,499 354 13.7
4 rooms 1,186 19.3        $1,500 to $1,999 81 3.1
5 rooms 1,526 24.8        $2,000 or more 18 0.7
6 rooms 1,424 23.2        Median (dollars) 799 (X)
7 rooms 752 12.2   Not mortgaged 919 35.5
8 rooms 356 5.8        Median (dollars) 249 (X)
9 or more rooms 428 7.0        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,712 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,044 40.3
1999 to March 2000 872 15.3   15 to 19 percent 452 17.4
1995 to 1998 1,576 27.6   20 to 24 percent 305 11.8
1990 to 1994 953 16.7   25 to 29 percent 194 7.5
1980 to 1989 999 17.5   30 to 34 percent 107 4.1
1970 to 1979 650 11.4   35 percent or more 478 18.4
1969 or earlier 662 11.6   Not computed 11 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,486 100.0
None 535 9.4   GROSS RENT    
1 1,622 28.4   Less than $200 105 7.1
2 2,129 37.3   $200 to $299 194 13.1
3 or more 1,426 25.0   $300 to $499 541 36.4
        $500 to $749 428 28.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 49 3.3
Utility Gas 2,220 38.9   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,736 30.4   $1,500 or more 21 1.4
Electricity 1,502 26.3   No cash rent 148 10.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 40 0.7   Median (dollars) 441 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 170 3.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 15 0.3   Less than 15 percent 356 24.0
No fuel used 29 0.5   15 to 19 percent 200 13.5
        20 to 24 percent 178 12.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 126 8.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 50 0.9   30 to 34 percent 81 5.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 46 0.8   35 percent or more 357 24.0
No telephone service 262 4.6   Not computed 188 12.7
 
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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