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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 78,122 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 72,372 100.0
1-unit, detached 48,959 62.7   1.00 or less 68,925 95.2
1-unit, attached 2,199 2.8   1.01 to 1.50 2,321 3.2
2 units 1,562 2.0   1.51 or more 1,126 1.6
3 or 4 units 4,544 5.8        
5 to 9 units 3,252 4.2             Specified owner-occupied units 38,109 100.0
10 to 19 units 2,828 3.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,319 6.8   Less than $50,000 4,659 12.2
Mobile home 9,379 12.0   $50,000 to $99,999 14,282 37.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 80 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 10,231 26.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 4,546 11.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2,804 7.4
1999 to March 2000 2,105 2.7   $300,000 to $499,999 1,240 3.3
1995 to 1998 7,002 9.0   $500,000 to $999,999 241 0.6
1990 to 1994 5,129 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 106 0.3
1980 to 1989 19,355 24.8   Median (dollars) 100,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 19,743 25.3        
1960 to 1969 11,403 14.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 10,254 13.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 3,131 4.0   With a mortgage 24,817 65.1
             Less than $300 290 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,346 6.2
1 room 1,132 1.4        $500 to $699 5,360 14.1
2 rooms 3,859 4.9        $700 to $999 8,022 21.1
3 rooms 7,863 10.1        $1,000 to $1,499 5,896 15.5
4 rooms 14,718 18.8        $1,500 to $1,999 1,583 4.2
5 rooms 18,634 23.9        $2,000 or more 1,320 3.5
6 rooms 14,714 18.8        Median (dollars) 849 (X)
7 rooms 8,834 11.3   Not mortgaged 13,292 34.9
8 rooms 4,729 6.1        Median (dollars) 231 (X)
9 or more rooms 3,639 4.7        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 72,372 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 17,935 47.1
1999 to March 2000 15,899 22.0   15 to 19 percent 6,595 17.3
1995 to 1998 21,387 29.6   20 to 24 percent 4,190 11.0
1990 to 1994 11,452 15.8   25 to 29 percent 2,624 6.9
1980 to 1989 10,157 14.0   30 to 34 percent 1,619 4.2
1970 to 1979 6,880 9.5   35 percent or more 4,709 12.4
1969 or earlier 6,597 9.1   Not computed 437 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 24,452 100.0
None 6,012 8.3   GROSS RENT    
1 26,871 37.1   Less than $200 1,633 6.7
2 30,487 42.1   $200 to $299 1,791 7.3
3 or more 9,002 12.4   $300 to $499 9,521 38.9
        $500 to $749 7,482 30.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,657 6.8
Utility Gas 23,711 32.8   $1,000 to $1,499 475 1.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,037 1.4   $1,500 or more 200 0.8
Electricity 47,323 65.4   No cash rent 1,693 6.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 54 0.1   Median (dollars) 475 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 46 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 39 0.1   Less than 15 percent 5,091 20.8
No fuel used 155 0.2   15 to 19 percent 3,554 14.5
        20 to 24 percent 3,088 12.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 2,052 8.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 251 0.3   30 to 34 percent 1,536 6.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 384 0.5   35 percent or more 6,714 27.5
No telephone service 1,751 2.4   Not computed 2,417 9.9
 
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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