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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sierra 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 8,727 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 6,113 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,933 45.1   1.00 or less 5,806 95.0
1-unit, attached 115 1.3   1.01 to 1.50 200 3.3
2 units 184 2.1   1.51 or more 107 1.8
3 or 4 units 231 2.6        
5 to 9 units 208 2.4             Specified owner-occupied units 2,061 100.0
10 to 19 units 91 1.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 128 1.5   Less than $50,000 429 20.8
Mobile home 3,624 41.5   $50,000 to $99,999 1,026 49.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 213 2.4   $100,000 to $149,999 317 15.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 163 7.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 84 4.1
1999 to March 2000 286 3.3   $300,000 to $499,999 32 1.6
1995 to 1998 807 9.2   $500,000 to $999,999 3 0.1
1990 to 1994 683 7.8   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.3
1980 to 1989 2,009 23.0   Median (dollars) 77,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,871 21.4        
1960 to 1969 772 8.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,530 17.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 769 8.8   With a mortgage 910 44.2
             Less than $300 16 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 224 10.9
1 room 360 4.1        $500 to $699 287 13.9
2 rooms 692 7.9        $700 to $999 262 12.7
3 rooms 1,071 12.3        $1,000 to $1,499 98 4.8
4 rooms 2,491 28.5        $1,500 to $1,999 9 0.4
5 rooms 2,215 25.4        $2,000 or more 14 0.7
6 rooms 1,063 12.2        Median (dollars) 666 (X)
7 rooms 434 5.0   Not mortgaged 1,151 55.8
8 rooms 248 2.8        Median (dollars) 186 (X)
9 or more rooms 153 1.8        
Median (rooms) 4.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 6,113 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 993 48.2
1999 to March 2000 1,327 21.7   15 to 19 percent 288 14.0
1995 to 1998 1,849 30.2   20 to 24 percent 213 10.3
1990 to 1994 1,219 19.9   25 to 29 percent 129 6.3
1980 to 1989 923 15.1   30 to 34 percent 98 4.8
1970 to 1979 516 8.4   35 percent or more 310 15.0
1969 or earlier 279 4.6   Not computed 30 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,508 100.0
None 588 9.6   GROSS RENT    
1 2,254 36.9   Less than $200 221 14.7
2 2,147 35.1   $200 to $299 218 14.5
3 or more 1,124 18.4   $300 to $499 592 39.3
        $500 to $749 222 14.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 18 1.2
Utility Gas 4,054 66.3   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,451 23.7   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 276 4.5   No cash rent 237 15.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 8 0.1   Median (dollars) 348 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 285 4.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 18 0.3   Less than 15 percent 213 14.1
No fuel used 14 0.2   15 to 19 percent 166 11.0
        20 to 24 percent 166 11.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 167 11.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 84 1.4   30 to 34 percent 74 4.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 42 0.7   35 percent or more 469 31.1
No telephone service 540 8.8   Not computed 253 16.8
 
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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