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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mecklenburg 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 292,780 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 273,416 100.0
1-unit, detached 176,804 60.4   1.00 or less 260,995 95.5
1-unit, attached 14,968 5.1   1.01 to 1.50 7,040 2.6
2 units 6,870 2.3   1.51 or more 5,381 2.0
3 or 4 units 15,041 5.1        
5 to 9 units 26,147 8.9             Specified owner-occupied units 153,555 100.0
10 to 19 units 25,725 8.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 20,985 7.2   Less than $50,000 3,434 2.2
Mobile home 6,145 2.1   $50,000 to $99,999 34,048 22.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 95 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 47,054 30.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 27,534 17.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 22,460 14.6
1999 to March 2000 17,128 5.9   $300,000 to $499,999 12,679 8.3
1995 to 1998 43,352 14.8   $500,000 to $999,999 5,240 3.4
1990 to 1994 34,246 11.7   $1,000,000 or more 1,106 0.7
1980 to 1989 60,802 20.8   Median (dollars) 141,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 46,567 15.9        
1960 to 1969 39,386 13.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 40,747 13.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 10,552 3.6   With a mortgage 127,245 82.9
             Less than $300 460 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 3,244 2.1
1 room 4,503 1.5        $500 to $699 9,466 6.2
2 rooms 12,920 4.4        $700 to $999 29,107 19.0
3 rooms 27,095 9.3        $1,000 to $1,499 47,293 30.8
4 rooms 48,025 16.4        $1,500 to $1,999 20,421 13.3
5 rooms 57,299 19.6        $2,000 or more 17,254 11.2
6 rooms 48,441 16.5        Median (dollars) 1,193 (X)
7 rooms 33,471 11.4   Not mortgaged 26,310 17.1
8 rooms 28,260 9.7        Median (dollars) 315 (X)
9 or more rooms 32,766 11.2        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 273,416 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 48,441 31.5
1999 to March 2000 76,708 28.1   15 to 19 percent 29,377 19.1
1995 to 1998 89,636 32.8   20 to 24 percent 24,380 15.9
1990 to 1994 40,255 14.7   25 to 29 percent 16,463 10.7
1980 to 1989 32,297 11.8   30 to 34 percent 9,721 6.3
1970 to 1979 18,052 6.6   35 percent or more 24,375 15.9
1969 or earlier 16,468 6.0   Not computed 798 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 102,642 100.0
None 18,851 6.9   GROSS RENT    
1 99,074 36.2   Less than $200 3,283 3.2
2 114,838 42.0   $200 to $299 1,994 1.9
3 or more 40,653 14.9   $300 to $499 13,130 12.8
        $500 to $749 43,100 42.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 27,045 26.3
Utility Gas 142,812 52.2   $1,000 to $1,499 9,863 9.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,009 1.5   $1,500 or more 1,970 1.9
Electricity 118,653 43.4   No cash rent 2,257 2.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 6,568 2.4   Median (dollars) 693 (X)
Coal or coke 29 0.0        
Wood 542 0.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 44 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 352 0.1   Less than 15 percent 19,642 19.1
No fuel used 407 0.1   15 to 19 percent 16,728 16.3
        20 to 24 percent 15,034 14.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 11,842 11.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 1,118 0.4   30 to 34 percent 7,645 7.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 983 0.4   35 percent or more 27,669 27.0
No telephone service 3,820 1.4   Not computed 4,082 4.0
 
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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