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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wicomico 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 34,401 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 32,218 100.0
1-unit, detached 25,084 72.9   1.00 or less 31,438 97.6
1-unit, attached 1,073 3.1   1.01 to 1.50 534 1.7
2 units 1,003 2.9   1.51 or more 246 0.8
3 or 4 units 873 2.5        
5 to 9 units 1,396 4.1             Specified owner-occupied units 17,564 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,544 4.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 776 2.3   Less than $50,000 1,282 7.3
Mobile home 2,647 7.7   $50,000 to $99,999 8,483 48.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 5 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 4,174 23.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 2,183 12.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,080 6.1
1999 to March 2000 710 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 251 1.4
1995 to 1998 2,766 8.0   $500,000 to $999,999 102 0.6
1990 to 1994 3,642 10.6   $1,000,000 or more 9 0.1
1980 to 1989 6,119 17.8   Median (dollars) 94,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,360 18.5        
1960 to 1969 4,232 12.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 6,088 17.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,484 13.0   With a mortgage 12,427 70.8
             Less than $300 154 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 695 4.0
1 room 262 0.8        $500 to $699 2,239 12.7
2 rooms 772 2.2        $700 to $999 4,533 25.8
3 rooms 2,041 5.9        $1,000 to $1,499 3,252 18.5
4 rooms 4,615 13.4        $1,500 to $1,999 1,095 6.2
5 rooms 7,847 22.8        $2,000 or more 459 2.6
6 rooms 7,410 21.5        Median (dollars) 894 (X)
7 rooms 5,072 14.7   Not mortgaged 5,137 29.2
8 rooms 3,286 9.6        Median (dollars) 264 (X)
9 or more rooms 3,096 9.0        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 32,218 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 6,725 38.3
1999 to March 2000 6,492 20.2   15 to 19 percent 3,215 18.3
1995 to 1998 8,688 27.0   20 to 24 percent 2,527 14.4
1990 to 1994 5,453 16.9   25 to 29 percent 1,718 9.8
1980 to 1989 5,454 16.9   30 to 34 percent 827 4.7
1970 to 1979 3,006 9.3   35 percent or more 2,428 13.8
1969 or earlier 3,125 9.7   Not computed 124 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 10,573 100.0
None 3,054 9.5   GROSS RENT    
1 10,747 33.4   Less than $200 465 4.4
2 12,030 37.3   $200 to $299 599 5.7
3 or more 6,387 19.8   $300 to $499 2,745 26.0
        $500 to $749 4,342 41.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,504 14.2
Utility Gas 5,963 18.5   $1,000 to $1,499 326 3.1
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,367 13.6   $1,500 or more 69 0.7
Electricity 12,991 40.3   No cash rent 523 4.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 8,033 24.9   Median (dollars) 567 (X)
Coal or coke 17 0.1        
Wood 637 2.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 8 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 154 0.5   Less than 15 percent 1,639 15.5
No fuel used 48 0.1   15 to 19 percent 1,565 14.8
        20 to 24 percent 1,310 12.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,092 10.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 79 0.2   30 to 34 percent 841 8.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 171 0.5   35 percent or more 3,357 31.8
No telephone service 995 3.1   Not computed 769 7.3
 
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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