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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabash 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 14,034 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 13,215 100.0
1-unit, detached 10,850 77.3   1.00 or less 13,083 99.0
1-unit, attached 298 2.1   1.01 to 1.50 89 0.7
2 units 450 3.2   1.51 or more 43 0.3
3 or 4 units 523 3.7        
5 to 9 units 330 2.4             Specified owner-occupied units 7,649 100.0
10 to 19 units 208 1.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 129 0.9   Less than $50,000 1,291 16.9
Mobile home 1,246 8.9   $50,000 to $99,999 4,208 55.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,524 19.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 395 5.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 208 2.7
1999 to March 2000 151 1.1   $300,000 to $499,999 10 0.1
1995 to 1998 650 4.6   $500,000 to $999,999 13 0.2
1990 to 1994 660 4.7   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,281 9.1   Median (dollars) 78,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,760 12.5        
1960 to 1969 1,667 11.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,716 19.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 5,149 36.7   With a mortgage 4,956 64.8
             Less than $300 61 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 730 9.5
1 room 15 0.1        $500 to $699 1,551 20.3
2 rooms 184 1.3        $700 to $999 1,557 20.4
3 rooms 659 4.7        $1,000 to $1,499 813 10.6
4 rooms 1,866 13.3        $1,500 to $1,999 177 2.3
5 rooms 2,876 20.5        $2,000 or more 67 0.9
6 rooms 3,156 22.5        Median (dollars) 719 (X)
7 rooms 2,355 16.8   Not mortgaged 2,693 35.2
8 rooms 1,383 9.9        Median (dollars) 240 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,540 11.0        
Median (rooms) 5.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 13,215 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,895 50.9
1999 to March 2000 1,907 14.4   15 to 19 percent 1,518 19.8
1995 to 1998 3,408 25.8   20 to 24 percent 797 10.4
1990 to 1994 2,099 15.9   25 to 29 percent 682 8.9
1980 to 1989 2,286 17.3   30 to 34 percent 253 3.3
1970 to 1979 1,611 12.2   35 percent or more 476 6.2
1969 or earlier 1,904 14.4   Not computed 28 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,029 100.0
None 603 4.6   GROSS RENT    
1 4,191 31.7   Less than $200 242 8.0
2 5,536 41.9   $200 to $299 362 12.0
3 or more 2,885 21.8   $300 to $499 1,244 41.1
        $500 to $749 721 23.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 107 3.5
Utility Gas 7,684 58.1   $1,000 to $1,499 39 1.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,011 15.2   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,593 19.6   No cash rent 314 10.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 583 4.4   Median (dollars) 425 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 228 1.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 9 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 85 0.6   Less than 15 percent 824 27.2
No fuel used 22 0.2   15 to 19 percent 453 15.0
        20 to 24 percent 412 13.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 318 10.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 44 0.3   30 to 34 percent 228 7.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 52 0.4   35 percent or more 453 15.0
No telephone service 346 2.6   Not computed 341 11.3
 
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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