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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 11,183 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 9,917 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,892 70.6   1.00 or less 9,596 96.8
1-unit, attached 77 0.7   1.01 to 1.50 236 2.4
2 units 263 2.4   1.51 or more 85 0.9
3 or 4 units 317 2.8        
5 to 9 units 188 1.7             Specified owner-occupied units 3,709 100.0
10 to 19 units 114 1.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 71 0.6   Less than $50,000 874 23.6
Mobile home 2,241 20.0   $50,000 to $99,999 1,832 49.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 20 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 649 17.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 166 4.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 141 3.8
1999 to March 2000 355 3.2   $300,000 to $499,999 47 1.3
1995 to 1998 1,419 12.7   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 1,010 9.0   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,571 14.0   Median (dollars) 77,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,352 21.0        
1960 to 1969 1,166 10.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,538 13.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,772 15.8   With a mortgage 2,076 56.0
             Less than $300 46 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 401 10.8
1 room 45 0.4        $500 to $699 606 16.3
2 rooms 307 2.7        $700 to $999 658 17.7
3 rooms 719 6.4        $1,000 to $1,499 282 7.6
4 rooms 2,338 20.9        $1,500 to $1,999 51 1.4
5 rooms 2,926 26.2        $2,000 or more 32 0.9
6 rooms 2,350 21.0        Median (dollars) 695 (X)
7 rooms 1,190 10.6   Not mortgaged 1,633 44.0
8 rooms 624 5.6        Median (dollars) 193 (X)
9 or more rooms 684 6.1        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 9,917 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,650 44.5
1999 to March 2000 2,234 22.5   15 to 19 percent 658 17.7
1995 to 1998 2,769 27.9   20 to 24 percent 486 13.1
1990 to 1994 1,732 17.5   25 to 29 percent 177 4.8
1980 to 1989 1,531 15.4   30 to 34 percent 251 6.8
1970 to 1979 897 9.0   35 percent or more 457 12.3
1969 or earlier 754 7.6   Not computed 30 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,426 100.0
None 548 5.5   GROSS RENT    
1 3,004 30.3   Less than $200 174 7.2
2 4,151 41.9   $200 to $299 429 17.7
3 or more 2,214 22.3   $300 to $499 1,030 42.5
        $500 to $749 614 25.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4 0.2
Utility Gas 89 0.9   $1,000 to $1,499 5 0.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 3,724 37.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,952 49.9   No cash rent 170 7.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 65 0.7   Median (dollars) 391 (X)
Coal or coke 18 0.2        
Wood 1,037 10.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 26 0.3   Less than 15 percent 472 19.5
No fuel used 6 0.1   15 to 19 percent 289 11.9
        20 to 24 percent 317 13.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 215 8.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 86 0.9   30 to 34 percent 186 7.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 98 1.0   35 percent or more 690 28.4
No telephone service 513 5.2   Not computed 257 10.6
 
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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