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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kennebec 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 56,364 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 47,683 100.0
1-unit, detached 36,247 64.3   1.00 or less 47,056 98.7
1-unit, attached 789 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 552 1.2
2 units 4,126 7.3   1.51 or more 75 0.2
3 or 4 units 3,450 6.1        
5 to 9 units 3,062 5.4             Specified owner-occupied units 22,365 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,037 1.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 1,332 2.4   Less than $50,000 1,463 6.5
Mobile home 6,250 11.1   $50,000 to $99,999 13,526 60.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 71 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 4,924 22.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,434 6.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 775 3.5
1999 to March 2000 754 1.3   $300,000 to $499,999 192 0.9
1995 to 1998 2,830 5.0   $500,000 to $999,999 37 0.2
1990 to 1994 4,051 7.2   $1,000,000 or more 14 0.1
1980 to 1989 8,069 14.3   Median (dollars) 87,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 9,735 17.3        
1960 to 1969 5,421 9.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 9,456 16.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 16,048 28.5   With a mortgage 15,263 68.2
             Less than $300 83 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,045 4.7
1 room 600 1.1        $500 to $699 3,042 13.6
2 rooms 1,666 3.0        $700 to $999 6,119 27.4
3 rooms 5,163 9.2        $1,000 to $1,499 3,832 17.1
4 rooms 11,903 21.1        $1,500 to $1,999 884 4.0
5 rooms 13,314 23.6        $2,000 or more 258 1.2
6 rooms 9,501 16.9        Median (dollars) 859 (X)
7 rooms 5,985 10.6   Not mortgaged 7,102 31.8
8 rooms 4,228 7.5        Median (dollars) 303 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,004 7.1        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 47,683 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 7,842 35.1
1999 to March 2000 7,887 16.5   15 to 19 percent 4,588 20.5
1995 to 1998 12,046 25.3   20 to 24 percent 3,604 16.1
1990 to 1994 7,338 15.4   25 to 29 percent 2,105 9.4
1980 to 1989 9,342 19.6   30 to 34 percent 1,166 5.2
1970 to 1979 5,390 11.3   35 percent or more 2,928 13.1
1969 or earlier 5,680 11.9   Not computed 132 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 13,382 100.0
None 3,808 8.0   GROSS RENT    
1 16,907 35.5   Less than $200 932 7.0
2 19,566 41.0   $200 to $299 1,001 7.5
3 or more 7,402 15.5   $300 to $499 6,425 48.0
        $500 to $749 3,530 26.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 621 4.6
Utility Gas 159 0.3   $1,000 to $1,499 110 0.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,654 3.5   $1,500 or more 16 0.1
Electricity 2,006 4.2   No cash rent 747 5.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 40,574 85.1   Median (dollars) 439 (X)
Coal or coke 63 0.1        
Wood 3,043 6.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 21 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 114 0.2   Less than 15 percent 2,524 18.9
No fuel used 49 0.1   15 to 19 percent 1,966 14.7
        20 to 24 percent 1,738 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,490 11.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 332 0.7   30 to 34 percent 965 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 223 0.5   35 percent or more 3,811 28.5
No telephone service 612 1.3   Not computed 888 6.6
 
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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