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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cape Girardeau 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 29,434 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 26,980 100.0
1-unit, detached 20,067 68.2   1.00 or less 26,539 98.4
1-unit, attached 451 1.5   1.01 to 1.50 355 1.3
2 units 1,134 3.9   1.51 or more 86 0.3
3 or 4 units 1,656 5.6        
5 to 9 units 1,673 5.7             Specified owner-occupied units 14,315 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,170 4.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 686 2.3   Less than $50,000 1,607 11.2
Mobile home 2,575 8.7   $50,000 to $99,999 6,223 43.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 22 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 3,799 26.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,355 9.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 930 6.5
1999 to March 2000 913 3.1   $300,000 to $499,999 337 2.4
1995 to 1998 2,893 9.8   $500,000 to $999,999 62 0.4
1990 to 1994 2,505 8.5   $1,000,000 or more 2 0.0
1980 to 1989 3,935 13.4   Median (dollars) 94,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,006 20.4        
1960 to 1969 4,089 13.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 5,319 18.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 3,774 12.8   With a mortgage 9,330 65.2
             Less than $300 92 0.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,123 7.8
1 room 281 1.0        $500 to $699 2,351 16.4
2 rooms 902 3.1        $700 to $999 3,156 22.0
3 rooms 2,045 6.9        $1,000 to $1,499 1,807 12.6
4 rooms 5,578 19.0        $1,500 to $1,999 443 3.1
5 rooms 6,554 22.3        $2,000 or more 358 2.5
6 rooms 5,317 18.1        Median (dollars) 797 (X)
7 rooms 3,586 12.2   Not mortgaged 4,985 34.8
8 rooms 2,437 8.3        Median (dollars) 241 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,734 9.3        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 26,980 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 6,693 46.8
1999 to March 2000 6,174 22.9   15 to 19 percent 2,582 18.0
1995 to 1998 7,622 28.3   20 to 24 percent 1,736 12.1
1990 to 1994 4,129 15.3   25 to 29 percent 1,086 7.6
1980 to 1989 3,466 12.8   30 to 34 percent 527 3.7
1970 to 1979 2,823 10.5   35 percent or more 1,624 11.3
1969 or earlier 2,766 10.3   Not computed 67 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 8,336 100.0
None 2,010 7.4   GROSS RENT    
1 9,171 34.0   Less than $200 499 6.0
2 11,075 41.0   $200 to $299 1,053 12.6
3 or more 4,724 17.5   $300 to $499 3,497 42.0
        $500 to $749 2,241 26.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 510 6.1
Utility Gas 13,131 48.7   $1,000 to $1,499 104 1.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,851 10.6   $1,500 or more 14 0.2
Electricity 10,023 37.1   No cash rent 418 5.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 17 0.1   Median (dollars) 440 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 851 3.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 42 0.2   Less than 15 percent 1,529 18.3
No fuel used 59 0.2   15 to 19 percent 1,201 14.4
        20 to 24 percent 1,265 15.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 790 9.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 109 0.4   30 to 34 percent 609 7.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 101 0.4   35 percent or more 2,306 27.7
No telephone service 674 2.5   Not computed 636 7.6
 
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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