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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hickory 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 6,184 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 3,911 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,483 56.3   1.00 or less 3,804 97.3
1-unit, attached 22 0.4   1.01 to 1.50 67 1.7
2 units 17 0.3   1.51 or more 40 1.0
3 or 4 units 71 1.1        
5 to 9 units 3 0.0             Specified owner-occupied units 1,315 100.0
10 to 19 units 12 0.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 2 0.0   Less than $50,000 446 33.9
Mobile home 2,390 38.6   $50,000 to $99,999 617 46.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 184 3.0   $100,000 to $149,999 193 14.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 31 2.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 16 1.2
1999 to March 2000 139 2.2   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 546 8.8   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 504 8.2   $1,000,000 or more 12 0.9
1980 to 1989 1,414 22.9   Median (dollars) 62,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,553 25.1        
1960 to 1969 927 15.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 500 8.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 601 9.7   With a mortgage 635 48.3
             Less than $300 32 2.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 218 16.6
1 room 97 1.6        $500 to $699 204 15.5
2 rooms 157 2.5        $700 to $999 150 11.4
3 rooms 501 8.1        $1,000 to $1,499 28 2.1
4 rooms 1,588 25.7        $1,500 to $1,999 3 0.2
5 rooms 1,839 29.7        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 1,032 16.7        Median (dollars) 558 (X)
7 rooms 496 8.0   Not mortgaged 680 51.7
8 rooms 217 3.5        Median (dollars) 188 (X)
9 or more rooms 257 4.2        
Median (rooms) 4.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 3,911 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 612 46.5
1999 to March 2000 497 12.7   15 to 19 percent 162 12.3
1995 to 1998 1,205 30.8   20 to 24 percent 181 13.8
1990 to 1994 863 22.1   25 to 29 percent 84 6.4
1980 to 1989 817 20.9   30 to 34 percent 69 5.2
1970 to 1979 374 9.6   35 percent or more 188 14.3
1969 or earlier 155 4.0   Not computed 19 1.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 537 100.0
None 170 4.3   GROSS RENT    
1 1,229 31.4   Less than $200 92 17.1
2 1,710 43.7   $200 to $299 73 13.6
3 or more 802 20.5   $300 to $499 212 39.5
        $500 to $749 49 9.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 0 0.0
Utility Gas 64 1.6   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,963 50.2   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,336 34.2   No cash rent 111 20.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 11 0.3   Median (dollars) 342 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 519 13.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 18 0.5   Less than 15 percent 79 14.7
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 58 10.8
        20 to 24 percent 45 8.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 68 12.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 30 0.8   30 to 34 percent 60 11.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 6 0.2   35 percent or more 112 20.9
No telephone service 163 4.2   Not computed 115 21.4
 
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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