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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 17,305 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 15,552 100.0
1-unit, detached 12,988 75.1   1.00 or less 15,301 98.4
1-unit, attached 238 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 172 1.1
2 units 825 4.8   1.51 or more 79 0.5
3 or 4 units 797 4.6        
5 to 9 units 410 2.4             Specified owner-occupied units 8,901 100.0
10 to 19 units 259 1.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 488 2.8   Less than $50,000 3,171 35.6
Mobile home 1,279 7.4   $50,000 to $99,999 3,816 42.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 21 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,234 13.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 400 4.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 197 2.2
1999 to March 2000 179 1.0   $300,000 to $499,999 58 0.7
1995 to 1998 833 4.8   $500,000 to $999,999 25 0.3
1990 to 1994 803 4.6   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,436 8.3   Median (dollars) 63,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,216 12.8        
1960 to 1969 1,766 10.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 4,142 23.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 5,930 34.3   With a mortgage 5,660 63.6
             Less than $300 183 2.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,390 15.6
1 room 106 0.6        $500 to $699 1,766 19.8
2 rooms 646 3.7        $700 to $999 1,412 15.9
3 rooms 1,200 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 613 6.9
4 rooms 3,416 19.7        $1,500 to $1,999 187 2.1
5 rooms 4,389 25.4        $2,000 or more 109 1.2
6 rooms 3,528 20.4        Median (dollars) 639 (X)
7 rooms 1,879 10.9   Not mortgaged 3,241 36.4
8 rooms 1,110 6.4        Median (dollars) 214 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,031 6.0        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 15,552 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 4,445 49.9
1999 to March 2000 2,967 19.1   15 to 19 percent 1,385 15.6
1995 to 1998 3,858 24.8   20 to 24 percent 1,131 12.7
1990 to 1994 2,454 15.8   25 to 29 percent 553 6.2
1980 to 1989 2,318 14.9   30 to 34 percent 442 5.0
1970 to 1979 1,586 10.2   35 percent or more 906 10.2
1969 or earlier 2,369 15.2   Not computed 39 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 4,690 100.0
None 1,213 7.8   GROSS RENT    
1 5,387 34.6   Less than $200 521 11.1
2 6,130 39.4   $200 to $299 507 10.8
3 or more 2,822 18.1   $300 to $499 2,201 46.9
        $500 to $749 933 19.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 106 2.3
Utility Gas 10,145 65.2   $1,000 to $1,499 24 0.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,363 8.8   $1,500 or more 39 0.8
Electricity 3,504 22.5   No cash rent 359 7.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 279 1.8   Median (dollars) 403 (X)
Coal or coke 15 0.1        
Wood 169 1.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 53 0.3   Less than 15 percent 934 19.9
No fuel used 24 0.2   15 to 19 percent 595 12.7
        20 to 24 percent 445 9.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 446 9.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 49 0.3   30 to 34 percent 252 5.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 63 0.4   35 percent or more 1,410 30.1
No telephone service 713 4.6   Not computed 608 13.0
 
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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