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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 13,999 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,416 100.0
1-unit, detached 8,188 58.5   1.00 or less 12,078 97.3
1-unit, attached 187 1.3   1.01 to 1.50 270 2.2
2 units 248 1.8   1.51 or more 68 0.5
3 or 4 units 366 2.6        
5 to 9 units 411 2.9             Specified owner-occupied units 4,957 100.0
10 to 19 units 69 0.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 188 1.3   Less than $50,000 2,067 41.7
Mobile home 4,323 30.9   $50,000 to $99,999 2,006 40.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 19 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 587 11.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 159 3.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 94 1.9
1999 to March 2000 327 2.3   $300,000 to $499,999 22 0.4
1995 to 1998 1,508 10.8   $500,000 to $999,999 5 0.1
1990 to 1994 1,217 8.7   $1,000,000 or more 17 0.3
1980 to 1989 2,839 20.3   Median (dollars) 59,400 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,366 24.0        
1960 to 1969 1,623 11.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,951 13.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,168 8.3   With a mortgage 2,213 44.6
             Less than $300 96 1.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 463 9.3
1 room 41 0.3        $500 to $699 731 14.7
2 rooms 206 1.5        $700 to $999 500 10.1
3 rooms 840 6.0        $1,000 to $1,499 328 6.6
4 rooms 3,638 26.0        $1,500 to $1,999 74 1.5
5 rooms 4,119 29.4        $2,000 or more 21 0.4
6 rooms 2,645 18.9        Median (dollars) 647 (X)
7 rooms 1,257 9.0   Not mortgaged 2,744 55.4
8 rooms 800 5.7        Median (dollars) 185 (X)
9 or more rooms 453 3.2        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,416 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,158 43.5
1999 to March 2000 1,995 16.1   15 to 19 percent 724 14.6
1995 to 1998 3,415 27.5   20 to 24 percent 454 9.2
1990 to 1994 1,938 15.6   25 to 29 percent 294 5.9
1980 to 1989 2,298 18.5   30 to 34 percent 238 4.8
1970 to 1979 1,648 13.3   35 percent or more 967 19.5
1969 or earlier 1,122 9.0   Not computed 122 2.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,358 100.0
None 1,826 14.7   GROSS RENT    
1 4,540 36.6   Less than $200 516 15.4
2 4,420 35.6   $200 to $299 668 19.9
3 or more 1,630 13.1   $300 to $499 1,183 35.2
        $500 to $749 316 9.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 61 1.8
Utility Gas 5,277 42.5   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 685 5.5   $1,500 or more 8 0.2
Electricity 5,167 41.6   No cash rent 606 18.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 372 3.0   Median (dollars) 327 (X)
Coal or coke 613 4.9        
Wood 248 2.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 39 0.3   Less than 15 percent 547 16.3
No fuel used 15 0.1   15 to 19 percent 314 9.4
        20 to 24 percent 286 8.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 264 7.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 197 1.6   30 to 34 percent 209 6.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 169 1.4   35 percent or more 1,036 30.9
No telephone service 1,260 10.1   Not computed 702 20.9
 
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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