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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dare 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 26,671 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,690 100.0
1-unit, detached 21,385 80.2   1.00 or less 12,511 98.6
1-unit, attached 692 2.6   1.01 to 1.50 130 1.0
2 units 389 1.5   1.51 or more 49 0.4
3 or 4 units 374 1.4        
5 to 9 units 624 2.3             Specified owner-occupied units 7,933 100.0
10 to 19 units 692 2.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 302 1.1   Less than $50,000 125 1.6
Mobile home 2,164 8.1   $50,000 to $99,999 1,905 24.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 49 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 2,553 32.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,434 18.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,134 14.3
1999 to March 2000 1,254 4.7   $300,000 to $499,999 594 7.5
1995 to 1998 3,905 14.6   $500,000 to $999,999 145 1.8
1990 to 1994 3,999 15.0   $1,000,000 or more 43 0.5
1980 to 1989 9,390 35.2   Median (dollars) 137,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 4,413 16.5        
1960 to 1969 1,859 7.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,158 4.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 693 2.6   With a mortgage 5,876 74.1
             Less than $300 34 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 172 2.2
1 room 45 0.2        $500 to $699 668 8.4
2 rooms 501 1.9        $700 to $999 2,009 25.3
3 rooms 1,565 5.9        $1,000 to $1,499 1,758 22.2
4 rooms 4,561 17.1        $1,500 to $1,999 710 8.9
5 rooms 7,227 27.1        $2,000 or more 525 6.6
6 rooms 6,141 23.0        Median (dollars) 1,012 (X)
7 rooms 3,330 12.5   Not mortgaged 2,057 25.9
8 rooms 1,875 7.0        Median (dollars) 310 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,426 5.3        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,690 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,584 32.6
1999 to March 2000 2,411 19.0   15 to 19 percent 1,162 14.6
1995 to 1998 4,467 35.2   20 to 24 percent 1,024 12.9
1990 to 1994 2,284 18.0   25 to 29 percent 832 10.5
1980 to 1989 2,402 18.9   30 to 34 percent 669 8.4
1970 to 1979 738 5.8   35 percent or more 1,591 20.1
1969 or earlier 388 3.1   Not computed 71 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,233 100.0
None 420 3.3   GROSS RENT    
1 4,292 33.8   Less than $200 52 1.6
2 5,866 46.2   $200 to $299 46 1.4
3 or more 2,112 16.6   $300 to $499 526 16.3
        $500 to $749 1,413 43.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 674 20.8
Utility Gas 106 0.8   $1,000 to $1,499 143 4.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,595 12.6   $1,500 or more 18 0.6
Electricity 10,072 79.4   No cash rent 361 11.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 647 5.1   Median (dollars) 638 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 132 1.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 23 0.2   Less than 15 percent 569 17.6
No fuel used 115 0.9   15 to 19 percent 477 14.8
        20 to 24 percent 387 12.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 332 10.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 27 0.2   30 to 34 percent 306 9.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 45 0.4   35 percent or more 769 23.8
No telephone service 247 1.9   Not computed 393 12.2
 
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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