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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amite 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 6,446 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,271 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,356 67.6   1.00 or less 4,987 94.6
1-unit, attached 60 0.9   1.01 to 1.50 223 4.2
2 units 53 0.8   1.51 or more 61 1.2
3 or 4 units 46 0.7        
5 to 9 units 16 0.2             Specified owner-occupied units 1,957 100.0
10 to 19 units 2 0.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 20 0.3   Less than $50,000 890 45.5
Mobile home 1,880 29.2   $50,000 to $99,999 794 40.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 13 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 181 9.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 37 1.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 5 0.3
1999 to March 2000 181 2.8   $300,000 to $499,999 37 1.9
1995 to 1998 588 9.1   $500,000 to $999,999 9 0.5
1990 to 1994 510 7.9   $1,000,000 or more 4 0.2
1980 to 1989 1,258 19.5   Median (dollars) 54,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,403 21.8        
1960 to 1969 847 13.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 862 13.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 797 12.4   With a mortgage 840 42.9
             Less than $300 40 2.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 235 12.0
1 room 55 0.9        $500 to $699 246 12.6
2 rooms 162 2.5        $700 to $999 229 11.7
3 rooms 434 6.7        $1,000 to $1,499 73 3.7
4 rooms 1,189 18.4        $1,500 to $1,999 4 0.2
5 rooms 1,884 29.2        $2,000 or more 13 0.7
6 rooms 1,311 20.3        Median (dollars) 609 (X)
7 rooms 799 12.4   Not mortgaged 1,117 57.1
8 rooms 308 4.8        Median (dollars) 195 (X)
9 or more rooms 304 4.7        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,271 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 951 48.6
1999 to March 2000 564 10.7   15 to 19 percent 249 12.7
1995 to 1998 1,102 20.9   20 to 24 percent 139 7.1
1990 to 1994 873 16.6   25 to 29 percent 91 4.6
1980 to 1989 1,023 19.4   30 to 34 percent 130 6.6
1970 to 1979 838 15.9   35 percent or more 344 17.6
1969 or earlier 871 16.5   Not computed 53 2.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 657 100.0
None 544 10.3   GROSS RENT    
1 1,672 31.7   Less than $200 107 16.3
2 2,053 38.9   $200 to $299 91 13.9
3 or more 1,002 19.0   $300 to $499 150 22.8
        $500 to $749 27 4.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 6 0.9
Utility Gas 625 11.9   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,141 40.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,074 39.3   No cash rent 276 42.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 22 0.4   Median (dollars) 291 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 370 7.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 10 0.2    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 27 0.5   Less than 15 percent 129 19.6
No fuel used 2 0.0   15 to 19 percent 25 3.8
        20 to 24 percent 11 1.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 46 7.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 73 1.4   30 to 34 percent 16 2.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 43 0.8   35 percent or more 142 21.6
No telephone service 521 9.9   Not computed 288 43.8
 
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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