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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Muhlenberg 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 13,675 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,357 100.0
1-unit, detached 9,632 70.4   1.00 or less 12,106 98.0
1-unit, attached 78 0.6   1.01 to 1.50 213 1.7
2 units 166 1.2   1.51 or more 38 0.3
3 or 4 units 231 1.7        
5 to 9 units 202 1.5             Specified owner-occupied units 6,835 100.0
10 to 19 units 135 1.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 133 1.0   Less than $50,000 2,728 39.9
Mobile home 3,092 22.6   $50,000 to $99,999 2,968 43.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 6 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 746 10.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 218 3.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 142 2.1
1999 to March 2000 428 3.1   $300,000 to $499,999 33 0.5
1995 to 1998 1,217 8.9   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 801 5.9   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,734 12.7   Median (dollars) 58,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,278 24.0        
1960 to 1969 1,969 14.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,463 18.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,785 13.1   With a mortgage 3,472 50.8
             Less than $300 161 2.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 915 13.4
1 room 28 0.2        $500 to $699 1,084 15.9
2 rooms 235 1.7        $700 to $999 737 10.8
3 rooms 693 5.1        $1,000 to $1,499 478 7.0
4 rooms 2,454 17.9        $1,500 to $1,999 90 1.3
5 rooms 4,003 29.3        $2,000 or more 7 0.1
6 rooms 3,055 22.3        Median (dollars) 615 (X)
7 rooms 1,533 11.2   Not mortgaged 3,363 49.2
8 rooms 860 6.3        Median (dollars) 186 (X)
9 or more rooms 814 6.0        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,357 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,585 52.5
1999 to March 2000 1,735 14.0   15 to 19 percent 932 13.6
1995 to 1998 3,142 25.4   20 to 24 percent 716 10.5
1990 to 1994 1,941 15.7   25 to 29 percent 394 5.8
1980 to 1989 2,060 16.7   30 to 34 percent 256 3.7
1970 to 1979 1,852 15.0   35 percent or more 834 12.2
1969 or earlier 1,627 13.2   Not computed 118 1.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,019 100.0
None 986 8.0   GROSS RENT    
1 3,790 30.7   Less than $200 264 13.1
2 4,944 40.0   $200 to $299 372 18.4
3 or more 2,637 21.3   $300 to $499 686 34.0
        $500 to $749 234 11.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 33 1.6
Utility Gas 4,453 36.0   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,570 12.7   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 5,772 46.7   No cash rent 430 21.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 117 0.9   Median (dollars) 330 (X)
Coal or coke 85 0.7        
Wood 305 2.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 9 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 30 0.2   Less than 15 percent 454 22.5
No fuel used 16 0.1   15 to 19 percent 174 8.6
        20 to 24 percent 154 7.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 204 10.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 80 0.6   30 to 34 percent 87 4.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 60 0.5   35 percent or more 470 23.3
No telephone service 703 5.7   Not computed 476 23.6
 
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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