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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Aroostook County
[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 38,719 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 30,356 100.0
1-unit, detached 27,038 69.8   1.00 or less 29,999 98.8
1-unit, attached 403 1.0   1.01 to 1.50 279 0.9
2 units 1,611 4.2   1.51 or more 78 0.3
3 or 4 units 2,393 6.2        
5 to 9 units 1,540 4.0             Specified owner-occupied units 15,053 100.0
10 to 19 units 635 1.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 887 2.3   Less than $50,000 5,227 34.7
Mobile home 4,120 10.6   $50,000 to $99,999 8,169 54.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 92 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 1,216 8.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 312 2.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 109 0.7
1999 to March 2000 514 1.3   $300,000 to $499,999 15 0.1
1995 to 1998 1,818 4.7   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 1,934 5.0   $1,000,000 or more 5 0.0
1980 to 1989 4,400 11.4   Median (dollars) 60,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,454 16.7        
1960 to 1969 3,930 10.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 8,075 20.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,594 29.9   With a mortgage 8,263 54.9
             Less than $300 183 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,809 12.0
1 room 713 1.8        $500 to $699 2,658 17.7
2 rooms 1,616 4.2        $700 to $999 2,510 16.7
3 rooms 4,255 11.0        $1,000 to $1,499 857 5.7
4 rooms 7,284 18.8        $1,500 to $1,999 171 1.1
5 rooms 9,256 23.9        $2,000 or more 75 0.5
6 rooms 6,723 17.4        Median (dollars) 661 (X)
7 rooms 4,218 10.9   Not mortgaged 6,790 45.1
8 rooms 2,435 6.3        Median (dollars) 248 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,219 5.7        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 30,356 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 6,670 44.3
1999 to March 2000 4,080 13.4   15 to 19 percent 2,871 19.1
1995 to 1998 6,704 22.1   20 to 24 percent 1,822 12.1
1990 to 1994 4,534 14.9   25 to 29 percent 1,026 6.8
1980 to 1989 5,753 19.0   30 to 34 percent 748 5.0
1970 to 1979 4,418 14.6   35 percent or more 1,847 12.3
1969 or earlier 4,867 16.0   Not computed 69 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 7,955 100.0
None 2,589 8.5   GROSS RENT    
1 10,833 35.7   Less than $200 1,435 18.0
2 12,378 40.8   $200 to $299 1,126 14.2
3 or more 4,556 15.0   $300 to $499 3,253 40.9
        $500 to $749 1,058 13.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 207 2.6
Utility Gas 49 0.2   $1,000 to $1,499 18 0.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 218 0.7   $1,500 or more 1 0.0
Electricity 1,387 4.6   No cash rent 857 10.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 25,636 84.5   Median (dollars) 364 (X)
Coal or coke 65 0.2        
Wood 2,788 9.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 4 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 116 0.4   Less than 15 percent 1,475 18.5
No fuel used 93 0.3   15 to 19 percent 998 12.5
        20 to 24 percent 960 12.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,117 14.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 329 1.1   30 to 34 percent 589 7.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 166 0.5   35 percent or more 1,831 23.0
No telephone service 423 1.4   Not computed 985 12.4
 
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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