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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mercer 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 9,289 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,423 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,235 77.9   1.00 or less 8,269 98.2
1-unit, attached 94 1.0   1.01 to 1.50 116 1.4
2 units 417 4.5   1.51 or more 38 0.5
3 or 4 units 385 4.1        
5 to 9 units 284 3.1             Specified owner-occupied units 4,421 100.0
10 to 19 units 118 1.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 66 0.7   Less than $50,000 586 13.3
Mobile home 690 7.4   $50,000 to $99,999 2,425 54.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 846 19.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 357 8.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 142 3.2
1999 to March 2000 146 1.6   $300,000 to $499,999 57 1.3
1995 to 1998 817 8.8   $500,000 to $999,999 8 0.2
1990 to 1994 640 6.9   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,197 12.9   Median (dollars) 83,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,912 20.6        
1960 to 1969 1,494 16.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,674 18.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,409 15.2   With a mortgage 2,611 59.1
             Less than $300 92 2.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 407 9.2
1 room 62 0.7        $500 to $699 758 17.1
2 rooms 189 2.0        $700 to $999 827 18.7
3 rooms 380 4.1        $1,000 to $1,499 402 9.1
4 rooms 1,634 17.6        $1,500 to $1,999 119 2.7
5 rooms 2,349 25.3        $2,000 or more 6 0.1
6 rooms 1,874 20.2        Median (dollars) 712 (X)
7 rooms 1,160 12.5   Not mortgaged 1,810 40.9
8 rooms 872 9.4        Median (dollars) 202 (X)
9 or more rooms 769 8.3        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,423 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,178 49.3
1999 to March 2000 1,400 16.6   15 to 19 percent 743 16.8
1995 to 1998 2,577 30.6   20 to 24 percent 597 13.5
1990 to 1994 1,384 16.4   25 to 29 percent 333 7.5
1980 to 1989 1,238 14.7   30 to 34 percent 141 3.2
1970 to 1979 942 11.2   35 percent or more 411 9.3
1969 or earlier 882 10.5   Not computed 18 0.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,009 100.0
None 604 7.2   GROSS RENT    
1 2,473 29.4   Less than $200 278 13.8
2 3,608 42.8   $200 to $299 207 10.3
3 or more 1,738 20.6   $300 to $499 839 41.8
        $500 to $749 444 22.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 47 2.3
Utility Gas 3,110 36.9   $1,000 to $1,499 24 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,279 15.2   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 3,646 43.3   No cash rent 170 8.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 215 2.6   Median (dollars) 411 (X)
Coal or coke 14 0.2        
Wood 136 1.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 23 0.3   Less than 15 percent 542 27.0
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 309 15.4
        20 to 24 percent 227 11.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 184 9.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 40 0.5   30 to 34 percent 125 6.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 27 0.3   35 percent or more 422 21.0
No telephone service 387 4.6   Not computed 200 10.0
 
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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