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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Union 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 10,873 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,857 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,143 65.7   1.00 or less 8,434 95.2
1-unit, attached 74 0.7   1.01 to 1.50 291 3.3
2 units 89 0.8   1.51 or more 132 1.5
3 or 4 units 87 0.8        
5 to 9 units 168 1.5             Specified owner-occupied units 4,041 100.0
10 to 19 units 40 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 105 1.0   Less than $50,000 1,487 36.8
Mobile home 3,126 28.8   $50,000 to $99,999 1,747 43.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 41 0.4   $100,000 to $149,999 510 12.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 145 3.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 108 2.7
1999 to March 2000 339 3.1   $300,000 to $499,999 25 0.6
1995 to 1998 936 8.6   $500,000 to $999,999 6 0.1
1990 to 1994 784 7.2   $1,000,000 or more 13 0.3
1980 to 1989 2,314 21.3   Median (dollars) 63,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,325 21.4        
1960 to 1969 1,745 16.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,703 15.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 727 6.7   With a mortgage 1,996 49.4
             Less than $300 72 1.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 405 10.0
1 room 144 1.3        $500 to $699 562 13.9
2 rooms 272 2.5        $700 to $999 633 15.7
3 rooms 729 6.7        $1,000 to $1,499 264 6.5
4 rooms 2,172 20.0        $1,500 to $1,999 31 0.8
5 rooms 3,448 31.7        $2,000 or more 29 0.7
6 rooms 2,219 20.4        Median (dollars) 683 (X)
7 rooms 1,027 9.4   Not mortgaged 2,045 50.6
8 rooms 478 4.4        Median (dollars) 223 (X)
9 or more rooms 384 3.5        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,857 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,780 44.0
1999 to March 2000 1,331 15.0   15 to 19 percent 700 17.3
1995 to 1998 2,415 27.3   20 to 24 percent 456 11.3
1990 to 1994 1,300 14.7   25 to 29 percent 255 6.3
1980 to 1989 1,505 17.0   30 to 34 percent 185 4.6
1970 to 1979 1,004 11.3   35 percent or more 585 14.5
1969 or earlier 1,302 14.7   Not computed 80 2.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,574 100.0
None 954 10.8   GROSS RENT    
1 2,805 31.7   Less than $200 196 12.5
2 3,594 40.6   $200 to $299 211 13.4
3 or more 1,504 17.0   $300 to $499 597 37.9
        $500 to $749 154 9.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 26 1.7
Utility Gas 3,875 43.8   $1,000 to $1,499 6 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,602 18.1   $1,500 or more 6 0.4
Electricity 3,080 34.8   No cash rent 378 24.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 12 0.1   Median (dollars) 351 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 255 2.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 2 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 11 0.1   Less than 15 percent 316 20.1
No fuel used 20 0.2   15 to 19 percent 177 11.2
        20 to 24 percent 178 11.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 86 5.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 80 0.9   30 to 34 percent 90 5.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 71 0.8   35 percent or more 310 19.7
No telephone service 662 7.5   Not computed 417 26.5
 
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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