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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Plaquemines 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 10,481 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 9,021 100.0
1-unit, detached 5,981 57.1   1.00 or less 8,432 93.5
1-unit, attached 172 1.6   1.01 to 1.50 398 4.4
2 units 488 4.7   1.51 or more 191 2.1
3 or 4 units 231 2.2        
5 to 9 units 124 1.2             Specified owner-occupied units 4,199 100.0
10 to 19 units 83 0.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 37 0.4   Less than $50,000 679 16.2
Mobile home 3,303 31.5   $50,000 to $99,999 1,201 28.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 62 0.6   $100,000 to $149,999 901 21.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 796 19.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 496 11.8
1999 to March 2000 353 3.4   $300,000 to $499,999 107 2.5
1995 to 1998 801 7.6   $500,000 to $999,999 12 0.3
1990 to 1994 715 6.8   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.2
1980 to 1989 2,050 19.6   Median (dollars) 110,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,512 24.0        
1960 to 1969 2,057 19.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,588 15.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 405 3.9   With a mortgage 2,110 50.3
             Less than $300 6 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 106 2.5
1 room 52 0.5        $500 to $699 400 9.5
2 rooms 418 4.0        $700 to $999 520 12.4
3 rooms 774 7.4        $1,000 to $1,499 688 16.4
4 rooms 1,912 18.2        $1,500 to $1,999 264 6.3
5 rooms 2,832 27.0        $2,000 or more 126 3.0
6 rooms 2,059 19.6        Median (dollars) 1,015 (X)
7 rooms 1,292 12.3   Not mortgaged 2,089 49.7
8 rooms 689 6.6        Median (dollars) 248 (X)
9 or more rooms 453 4.3        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 9,021 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,054 48.9
1999 to March 2000 1,300 14.4   15 to 19 percent 582 13.9
1995 to 1998 2,389 26.5   20 to 24 percent 492 11.7
1990 to 1994 1,380 15.3   25 to 29 percent 185 4.4
1980 to 1989 1,627 18.0   30 to 34 percent 138 3.3
1970 to 1979 1,156 12.8   35 percent or more 625 14.9
1969 or earlier 1,169 13.0   Not computed 123 2.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,886 100.0
None 864 9.6   GROSS RENT    
1 3,243 35.9   Less than $200 31 1.6
2 3,778 41.9   $200 to $299 118 6.3
3 or more 1,136 12.6   $300 to $499 515 27.3
        $500 to $749 699 37.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 61 3.2
Utility Gas 4,435 49.2   $1,000 to $1,499 7 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 363 4.0   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,148 46.0   No cash rent 455 24.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 30 0.3   Median (dollars) 521 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 0 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 7 0.1   Less than 15 percent 505 26.8
No fuel used 32 0.4   15 to 19 percent 272 14.4
        20 to 24 percent 137 7.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 111 5.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 97 1.1   30 to 34 percent 58 3.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 30 0.3   35 percent or more 325 17.2
No telephone service 469 5.2   Not computed 478 25.3
 
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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