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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Somerset 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 10,092 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 8,361 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,845 67.8   1.00 or less 8,173 97.8
1-unit, attached 226 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 131 1.6
2 units 273 2.7   1.51 or more 57 0.7
3 or 4 units 352 3.5        
5 to 9 units 255 2.5             Specified owner-occupied units 4,014 100.0
10 to 19 units 234 2.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 150 1.5   Less than $50,000 657 16.4
Mobile home 1,729 17.1   $50,000 to $99,999 2,188 54.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 28 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 664 16.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 266 6.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 185 4.6
1999 to March 2000 250 2.5   $300,000 to $499,999 47 1.2
1995 to 1998 732 7.3   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 766 7.6   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.2
1980 to 1989 1,620 16.1   Median (dollars) 81,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,910 18.9        
1960 to 1969 1,070 10.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,565 15.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,179 21.6   With a mortgage 2,352 58.6
             Less than $300 32 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 219 5.5
1 room 46 0.5        $500 to $699 545 13.6
2 rooms 323 3.2        $700 to $999 921 22.9
3 rooms 541 5.4        $1,000 to $1,499 488 12.2
4 rooms 1,445 14.3        $1,500 to $1,999 86 2.1
5 rooms 2,495 24.7        $2,000 or more 61 1.5
6 rooms 2,309 22.9        Median (dollars) 794 (X)
7 rooms 1,315 13.0   Not mortgaged 1,662 41.4
8 rooms 830 8.2        Median (dollars) 264 (X)
9 or more rooms 788 7.8        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 8,361 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,627 40.5
1999 to March 2000 1,349 16.1   15 to 19 percent 680 16.9
1995 to 1998 2,155 25.8   20 to 24 percent 379 9.4
1990 to 1994 1,254 15.0   25 to 29 percent 245 6.1
1980 to 1989 1,476 17.7   30 to 34 percent 266 6.6
1970 to 1979 1,057 12.6   35 percent or more 767 19.1
1969 or earlier 1,070 12.8   Not computed 50 1.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,469 100.0
None 1,112 13.3   GROSS RENT    
1 2,660 31.8   Less than $200 281 11.4
2 3,077 36.8   $200 to $299 266 10.8
3 or more 1,512 18.1   $300 to $499 905 36.7
        $500 to $749 604 24.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 133 5.4
Utility Gas 391 4.7   $1,000 to $1,499 20 0.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,053 24.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,842 34.0   No cash rent 260 10.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,731 32.7   Median (dollars) 429 (X)
Coal or coke 7 0.1        
Wood 276 3.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 44 0.5   Less than 15 percent 426 17.3
No fuel used 17 0.2   15 to 19 percent 212 8.6
        20 to 24 percent 291 11.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 221 9.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 80 1.0   30 to 34 percent 154 6.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 52 0.6   35 percent or more 832 33.7
No telephone service 284 3.4   Not computed 333 13.5
 
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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