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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wheeler 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 2,447 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 2,011 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,429 58.4   1.00 or less 1,914 95.2
1-unit, attached 25 1.0   1.01 to 1.50 75 3.7
2 units 75 3.1   1.51 or more 22 1.1
3 or 4 units 38 1.6        
5 to 9 units 23 0.9             Specified owner-occupied units 713 100.0
10 to 19 units 19 0.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 24 1.0   Less than $50,000 358 50.2
Mobile home 781 31.9   $50,000 to $99,999 271 38.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 33 1.3   $100,000 to $149,999 67 9.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 9 1.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 0 0.0
1999 to March 2000 116 4.7   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 229 9.4   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 201 8.2   $1,000,000 or more 8 1.1
1980 to 1989 491 20.1   Median (dollars) 49,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 526 21.5        
1960 to 1969 266 10.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 323 13.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 295 12.1   With a mortgage 307 43.1
             Less than $300 29 4.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 63 8.8
1 room 31 1.3        $500 to $699 81 11.4
2 rooms 66 2.7        $700 to $999 94 13.2
3 rooms 254 10.4        $1,000 to $1,499 35 4.9
4 rooms 370 15.1        $1,500 to $1,999 3 0.4
5 rooms 684 28.0        $2,000 or more 2 0.3
6 rooms 468 19.1        Median (dollars) 652 (X)
7 rooms 246 10.1   Not mortgaged 406 56.9
8 rooms 202 8.3        Median (dollars) 211 (X)
9 or more rooms 126 5.1        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 2,011 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 360 50.5
1999 to March 2000 341 17.0   15 to 19 percent 111 15.6
1995 to 1998 400 19.9   20 to 24 percent 56 7.9
1990 to 1994 373 18.5   25 to 29 percent 34 4.8
1980 to 1989 332 16.5   30 to 34 percent 31 4.3
1970 to 1979 274 13.6   35 percent or more 112 15.7
1969 or earlier 291 14.5   Not computed 9 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 426 100.0
None 226 11.2   GROSS RENT    
1 738 36.7   Less than $200 135 31.7
2 725 36.1   $200 to $299 65 15.3
3 or more 322 16.0   $300 to $499 96 22.5
        $500 to $749 32 7.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 14 3.3
Utility Gas 295 14.7   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 621 30.9   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 997 49.6   No cash rent 84 19.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 10 0.5   Median (dollars) 249 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 76 3.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 0 0.0   Less than 15 percent 70 16.4
No fuel used 12 0.6   15 to 19 percent 44 10.3
        20 to 24 percent 46 10.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 53 12.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 21 1.0   30 to 34 percent 29 6.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 32 1.6   35 percent or more 87 20.4
No telephone service 202 10.0   Not computed 97 22.8
 
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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