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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Durham 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 95,452 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 89,015 100.0
1-unit, detached 54,462 57.1   1.00 or less 84,451 94.9
1-unit, attached 5,084 5.3   1.01 to 1.50 2,685 3.0
2 units 4,682 4.9   1.51 or more 1,879 2.1
3 or 4 units 5,385 5.6        
5 to 9 units 8,255 8.6             Specified owner-occupied units 43,645 100.0
10 to 19 units 8,383 8.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 7,648 8.0   Less than $50,000 1,378 3.2
Mobile home 1,547 1.6   $50,000 to $99,999 11,640 26.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 6 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 15,200 34.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 8,600 19.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 4,793 11.0
1999 to March 2000 3,692 3.9   $300,000 to $499,999 1,563 3.6
1995 to 1998 9,753 10.2   $500,000 to $999,999 406 0.9
1990 to 1994 9,451 9.9   $1,000,000 or more 65 0.1
1980 to 1989 19,655 20.6   Median (dollars) 129,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 17,521 18.4        
1960 to 1969 13,524 14.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 15,718 16.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 6,138 6.4   With a mortgage 34,478 79.0
             Less than $300 127 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 942 2.2
1 room 1,343 1.4        $500 to $699 2,804 6.4
2 rooms 5,062 5.3        $700 to $999 9,436 21.6
3 rooms 10,939 11.5        $1,000 to $1,499 13,716 31.4
4 rooms 18,307 19.2        $1,500 to $1,999 4,811 11.0
5 rooms 20,422 21.4        $2,000 or more 2,642 6.1
6 rooms 16,485 17.3        Median (dollars) 1,118 (X)
7 rooms 9,895 10.4   Not mortgaged 9,167 21.0
8 rooms 6,876 7.2        Median (dollars) 312 (X)
9 or more rooms 6,123 6.4        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 89,015 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 14,665 33.6
1999 to March 2000 23,828 26.8   15 to 19 percent 8,066 18.5
1995 to 1998 28,642 32.2   20 to 24 percent 6,694 15.3
1990 to 1994 13,192 14.8   25 to 29 percent 4,224 9.7
1980 to 1989 10,488 11.8   30 to 34 percent 2,586 5.9
1970 to 1979 6,428 7.2   35 percent or more 7,089 16.2
1969 or earlier 6,437 7.2   Not computed 321 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 40,542 100.0
None 8,274 9.3   GROSS RENT    
1 33,501 37.6   Less than $200 2,108 5.2
2 33,340 37.5   $200 to $299 1,111 2.7
3 or more 13,900 15.6   $300 to $499 6,283 15.5
        $500 to $749 16,187 39.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 10,014 24.7
Utility Gas 35,446 39.8   $1,000 to $1,499 3,199 7.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,569 5.1   $1,500 or more 589 1.5
Electricity 44,022 49.5   No cash rent 1,051 2.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,231 4.8   Median (dollars) 658 (X)
Coal or coke 6 0.0        
Wood 415 0.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 49 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 125 0.1   Less than 15 percent 6,850 16.9
No fuel used 152 0.2   15 to 19 percent 5,698 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 5,899 14.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 4,197 10.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 430 0.5   30 to 34 percent 3,083 7.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 469 0.5   35 percent or more 12,268 30.3
No telephone service 1,756 2.0   Not computed 2,547 6.3
 
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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