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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: East Baton Rouge Parish
[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 169,073 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 156,365 100.0
1-unit, detached 109,344 64.7   1.00 or less 148,923 95.2
1-unit, attached 5,093 3.0   1.01 to 1.50 4,710 3.0
2 units 3,975 2.4   1.51 or more 2,732 1.7
3 or 4 units 11,689 6.9        
5 to 9 units 7,690 4.5             Specified owner-occupied units 86,351 100.0
10 to 19 units 7,319 4.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 18,119 10.7   Less than $50,000 10,344 12.0
Mobile home 5,748 3.4   $50,000 to $99,999 33,850 39.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 96 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 21,287 24.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 10,575 12.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 6,442 7.5
1999 to March 2000 3,383 2.0   $300,000 to $499,999 2,861 3.3
1995 to 1998 10,239 6.1   $500,000 to $999,999 850 1.0
1990 to 1994 9,884 5.8   $1,000,000 or more 142 0.2
1980 to 1989 35,133 20.8   Median (dollars) 98,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 44,771 26.5        
1960 to 1969 27,764 16.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 30,956 18.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 6,943 4.1   With a mortgage 60,316 69.8
             Less than $300 939 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 5,415 6.3
1 room 2,730 1.6        $500 to $699 11,850 13.7
2 rooms 8,008 4.7        $700 to $999 18,736 21.7
3 rooms 17,283 10.2        $1,000 to $1,499 15,194 17.6
4 rooms 27,863 16.5        $1,500 to $1,999 4,789 5.5
5 rooms 37,228 22.0        $2,000 or more 3,393 3.9
6 rooms 32,828 19.4        Median (dollars) 876 (X)
7 rooms 20,749 12.3   Not mortgaged 26,035 30.2
8 rooms 12,339 7.3        Median (dollars) 246 (X)
9 or more rooms 10,045 5.9        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 156,365 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 38,801 44.9
1999 to March 2000 37,508 24.0   15 to 19 percent 14,415 16.7
1995 to 1998 45,670 29.2   20 to 24 percent 9,991 11.6
1990 to 1994 23,006 14.7   25 to 29 percent 6,244 7.2
1980 to 1989 19,340 12.4   30 to 34 percent 4,017 4.7
1970 to 1979 17,090 10.9   35 percent or more 11,768 13.6
1969 or earlier 13,751 8.8   Not computed 1,115 1.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 59,891 100.0
None 13,584 8.7   GROSS RENT    
1 59,177 37.8   Less than $200 2,650 4.4
2 61,137 39.1   $200 to $299 3,621 6.0
3 or more 22,467 14.4   $300 to $499 20,926 34.9
        $500 to $749 21,475 35.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 5,622 9.4
Utility Gas 67,494 43.2   $1,000 to $1,499 1,991 3.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,276 0.8   $1,500 or more 543 0.9
Electricity 86,553 55.4   No cash rent 3,063 5.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 114 0.1   Median (dollars) 510 (X)
Coal or coke 8 0.0        
Wood 392 0.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 16 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 76 0.0   Less than 15 percent 10,992 18.4
No fuel used 436 0.3   15 to 19 percent 7,843 13.1
        20 to 24 percent 6,733 11.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 5,403 9.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 768 0.5   30 to 34 percent 3,913 6.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 881 0.6   35 percent or more 19,700 32.9
No telephone service 3,846 2.5   Not computed 5,307 8.9
 
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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