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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk 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 292,520 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 278,722 100.0
1-unit, detached 39,097 13.4   1.00 or less 258,194 92.6
1-unit, attached 14,027 4.8   1.01 to 1.50 11,101 4.0
2 units 46,674 16.0   1.51 or more 9,427 3.4
3 or 4 units 73,731 25.2        
5 to 9 units 32,068 11.0             Specified owner-occupied units 39,357 100.0
10 to 19 units 25,773 8.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 60,574 20.7   Less than $50,000 379 1.0
Mobile home 531 0.2   $50,000 to $99,999 2,039 5.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 45 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 8,477 21.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 11,707 29.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 10,979 27.9
1999 to March 2000 1,336 0.5   $300,000 to $499,999 4,208 10.7
1995 to 1998 3,639 1.2   $500,000 to $999,999 975 2.5
1990 to 1994 5,126 1.8   $1,000,000 or more 593 1.5
1980 to 1989 18,912 6.5   Median (dollars) 187,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 25,518 8.7        
1960 to 1969 29,407 10.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 57,052 19.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 151,530 51.8   With a mortgage 26,835 68.2
             Less than $300 21 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 342 0.9
1 room 18,750 6.4        $500 to $699 1,261 3.2
2 rooms 31,956 10.9        $700 to $999 3,916 9.9
3 rooms 51,406 17.6        $1,000 to $1,499 10,838 27.5
4 rooms 53,233 18.2        $1,500 to $1,999 6,402 16.3
5 rooms 57,572 19.7        $2,000 or more 4,055 10.3
6 rooms 37,665 12.9        Median (dollars) 1,364 (X)
7 rooms 17,076 5.8   Not mortgaged 12,522 31.8
8 rooms 9,382 3.2        Median (dollars) 413 (X)
9 or more rooms 15,480 5.3        
Median (rooms) 4.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 278,722 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 12,866 32.7
1999 to March 2000 64,323 23.1   15 to 19 percent 6,754 17.2
1995 to 1998 92,222 33.1   20 to 24 percent 5,194 13.2
1990 to 1994 40,548 14.5   25 to 29 percent 3,668 9.3
1980 to 1989 35,130 12.6   30 to 34 percent 2,374 6.0
1970 to 1979 20,337 7.3   35 percent or more 8,062 20.5
1969 or earlier 26,162 9.4   Not computed 439 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 183,964 100.0
None 92,579 33.2   GROSS RENT    
1 124,628 44.7   Less than $200 16,475 9.0
2 49,366 17.7   $200 to $299 11,548 6.3
3 or more 12,149 4.4   $300 to $499 16,549 9.0
        $500 to $749 37,746 20.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 45,650 24.8
Utility Gas 133,246 47.8   $1,000 to $1,499 37,492 20.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 7,644 2.7   $1,500 or more 14,978 8.1
Electricity 56,462 20.3   No cash rent 3,526 1.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 76,344 27.4   Median (dollars) 791 (X)
Coal or coke 70 0.0        
Wood 17 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 43 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 2,643 0.9   Less than 15 percent 31,305 17.0
No fuel used 2,253 0.8   15 to 19 percent 22,911 12.5
        20 to 24 percent 21,658 11.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 21,768 11.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 3,199 1.1   30 to 34 percent 15,053 8.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 3,231 1.2   35 percent or more 58,971 32.1
No telephone service 4,443 1.6   Not computed 12,298 6.7
 
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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