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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Letcher 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 11,405 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 10,085 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,142 62.6   1.00 or less 9,911 98.3
1-unit, attached 107 0.9   1.01 to 1.50 140 1.4
2 units 88 0.8   1.51 or more 34 0.3
3 or 4 units 115 1.0        
5 to 9 units 131 1.1             Specified owner-occupied units 4,460 100.0
10 to 19 units 101 0.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 73 0.6   Less than $50,000 2,759 61.9
Mobile home 3,647 32.0   $50,000 to $99,999 1,359 30.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 1 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 207 4.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 72 1.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 36 0.8
1999 to March 2000 252 2.2   $300,000 to $499,999 8 0.2
1995 to 1998 1,007 8.8   $500,000 to $999,999 19 0.4
1990 to 1994 1,142 10.0   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,676 14.7   Median (dollars) 39,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,566 22.5        
1960 to 1969 1,001 8.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,922 16.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,839 16.1   With a mortgage 1,674 37.5
             Less than $300 239 5.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 474 10.6
1 room 57 0.5        $500 to $699 474 10.6
2 rooms 169 1.5        $700 to $999 332 7.4
3 rooms 609 5.3        $1,000 to $1,499 131 2.9
4 rooms 2,102 18.4        $1,500 to $1,999 3 0.1
5 rooms 3,463 30.4        $2,000 or more 21 0.5
6 rooms 2,541 22.3        Median (dollars) 547 (X)
7 rooms 1,184 10.4   Not mortgaged 2,786 62.5
8 rooms 779 6.8        Median (dollars) 168 (X)
9 or more rooms 501 4.4        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 10,085 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,454 55.0
1999 to March 2000 1,263 12.5   15 to 19 percent 541 12.1
1995 to 1998 2,159 21.4   20 to 24 percent 355 8.0
1990 to 1994 1,438 14.3   25 to 29 percent 268 6.0
1980 to 1989 1,951 19.3   30 to 34 percent 133 3.0
1970 to 1979 1,767 17.5   35 percent or more 603 13.5
1969 or earlier 1,507 14.9   Not computed 106 2.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,815 100.0
None 1,285 12.7   GROSS RENT    
1 3,645 36.1   Less than $200 327 18.0
2 3,287 32.6   $200 to $299 268 14.8
3 or more 1,868 18.5   $300 to $499 554 30.5
        $500 to $749 99 5.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 9 0.5
Utility Gas 137 1.4   $1,000 to $1,499 12 0.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 215 2.1   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 7,831 77.6   No cash rent 546 30.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 649 6.4   Median (dollars) 309 (X)
Coal or coke 979 9.7        
Wood 212 2.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 22 0.2   Less than 15 percent 369 20.3
No fuel used 33 0.3   15 to 19 percent 166 9.1
        20 to 24 percent 117 6.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 129 7.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 197 2.0   30 to 34 percent 53 2.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 127 1.3   35 percent or more 398 21.9
No telephone service 1,002 9.9   Not computed 583 32.1
 
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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