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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Piscataquis 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 13,783 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 7,278 100.0
1-unit, detached 11,396 82.7   1.00 or less 7,197 98.9
1-unit, attached 94 0.7   1.01 to 1.50 55 0.8
2 units 249 1.8   1.51 or more 26 0.4
3 or 4 units 446 3.2        
5 to 9 units 177 1.3             Specified owner-occupied units 3,625 100.0
10 to 19 units 39 0.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 232 1.7   Less than $50,000 1,193 32.9
Mobile home 1,072 7.8   $50,000 to $99,999 1,881 51.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 78 0.6   $100,000 to $149,999 398 11.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 79 2.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 57 1.6
1999 to March 2000 461 3.3   $300,000 to $499,999 7 0.2
1995 to 1998 728 5.3   $500,000 to $999,999 8 0.2
1990 to 1994 856 6.2   $1,000,000 or more 2 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,065 15.0   Median (dollars) 62,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,185 15.9        
1960 to 1969 1,532 11.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,706 12.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,250 30.8   With a mortgage 1,899 52.4
             Less than $300 36 1.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 384 10.6
1 room 458 3.3        $500 to $699 697 19.2
2 rooms 722 5.2        $700 to $999 551 15.2
3 rooms 1,704 12.4        $1,000 to $1,499 209 5.8
4 rooms 2,716 19.7        $1,500 to $1,999 14 0.4
5 rooms 3,005 21.8        $2,000 or more 8 0.2
6 rooms 2,076 15.1        Median (dollars) 648 (X)
7 rooms 1,465 10.6   Not mortgaged 1,726 47.6
8 rooms 862 6.3        Median (dollars) 238 (X)
9 or more rooms 775 5.6        
Median (rooms) 4.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 7,278 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,512 41.7
1999 to March 2000 987 13.6   15 to 19 percent 666 18.4
1995 to 1998 1,529 21.0   20 to 24 percent 488 13.5
1990 to 1994 1,136 15.6   25 to 29 percent 285 7.9
1980 to 1989 1,558 21.4   30 to 34 percent 184 5.1
1970 to 1979 926 12.7   35 percent or more 452 12.5
1969 or earlier 1,142 15.7   Not computed 38 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,390 100.0
None 484 6.7   GROSS RENT    
1 2,465 33.9   Less than $200 234 16.8
2 3,005 41.3   $200 to $299 209 15.0
3 or more 1,324 18.2   $300 to $499 519 37.3
        $500 to $749 218 15.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 21 1.5
Utility Gas 2 0.0   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 200 2.7   $1,500 or more 2 0.1
Electricity 353 4.9   No cash rent 187 13.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 5,561 76.4   Median (dollars) 373 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 1,144 15.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 2 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 10 0.1   Less than 15 percent 222 16.0
No fuel used 6 0.1   15 to 19 percent 177 12.7
        20 to 24 percent 178 12.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 184 13.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 130 1.8   30 to 34 percent 114 8.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 90 1.2   35 percent or more 311 22.4
No telephone service 138 1.9   Not computed 204 14.7
 
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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