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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson Davis 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 12,824 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 11,480 100.0
1-unit, detached 9,781 76.3   1.00 or less 10,957 95.4
1-unit, attached 189 1.5   1.01 to 1.50 399 3.5
2 units 310 2.4   1.51 or more 124 1.1
3 or 4 units 178 1.4        
5 to 9 units 105 0.8             Specified owner-occupied units 6,311 100.0
10 to 19 units 73 0.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 71 0.6   Less than $50,000 2,368 37.5
Mobile home 2,109 16.4   $50,000 to $99,999 2,965 47.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 8 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 707 11.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 157 2.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 89 1.4
1999 to March 2000 254 2.0   $300,000 to $499,999 24 0.4
1995 to 1998 872 6.8   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 614 4.8   $1,000,000 or more 1 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,113 16.5   Median (dollars) 60,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,269 17.7        
1960 to 1969 1,881 14.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,338 26.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,483 11.6   With a mortgage 3,027 48.0
             Less than $300 116 1.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 642 10.2
1 room 109 0.8        $500 to $699 1,115 17.7
2 rooms 324 2.5        $700 to $999 769 12.2
3 rooms 907 7.1        $1,000 to $1,499 275 4.4
4 rooms 2,254 17.6        $1,500 to $1,999 84 1.3
5 rooms 3,731 29.1        $2,000 or more 26 0.4
6 rooms 2,717 21.2        Median (dollars) 631 (X)
7 rooms 1,495 11.7   Not mortgaged 3,284 52.0
8 rooms 681 5.3        Median (dollars) 218 (X)
9 or more rooms 606 4.7        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 11,480 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,030 48.0
1999 to March 2000 1,730 15.1   15 to 19 percent 974 15.4
1995 to 1998 2,655 23.1   20 to 24 percent 608 9.6
1990 to 1994 1,661 14.5   25 to 29 percent 374 5.9
1980 to 1989 2,164 18.9   30 to 34 percent 322 5.1
1970 to 1979 1,466 12.8   35 percent or more 839 13.3
1969 or earlier 1,804 15.7   Not computed 164 2.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,837 100.0
None 973 8.5   GROSS RENT    
1 4,382 38.2   Less than $200 273 9.6
2 4,541 39.6   $200 to $299 556 19.6
3 or more 1,584 13.8   $300 to $499 1,122 39.5
        $500 to $749 316 11.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 32 1.1
Utility Gas 5,163 45.0   $1,000 to $1,499 13 0.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 997 8.7   $1,500 or more 2 0.1
Electricity 5,093 44.4   No cash rent 523 18.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 137 1.2   Median (dollars) 353 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.1        
Wood 40 0.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 31 0.3   Less than 15 percent 635 22.4
No fuel used 12 0.1   15 to 19 percent 228 8.0
        20 to 24 percent 302 10.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 167 5.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 61 0.5   30 to 34 percent 205 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 90 0.8   35 percent or more 709 25.0
No telephone service 651 5.7   Not computed 591 20.8
 
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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