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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New Hanover 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 79,616 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 68,183 100.0
1-unit, detached 48,320 60.7   1.00 or less 66,931 98.2
1-unit, attached 4,590 5.8   1.01 to 1.50 845 1.2
2 units 4,097 5.1   1.51 or more 407 0.6
3 or 4 units 3,753 4.7        
5 to 9 units 5,241 6.6             Specified owner-occupied units 37,517 100.0
10 to 19 units 4,379 5.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 4,296 5.4   Less than $50,000 966 2.6
Mobile home 4,891 6.1   $50,000 to $99,999 9,017 24.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 49 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 11,783 31.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 6,916 18.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 4,633 12.3
1999 to March 2000 3,703 4.7   $300,000 to $499,999 2,647 7.1
1995 to 1998 13,648 17.1   $500,000 to $999,999 1,251 3.3
1990 to 1994 9,833 12.4   $1,000,000 or more 304 0.8
1980 to 1989 15,689 19.7   Median (dollars) 135,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 12,792 16.1        
1960 to 1969 8,064 10.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 10,591 13.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 5,296 6.7   With a mortgage 28,503 76.0
             Less than $300 180 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,115 3.0
1 room 945 1.2        $500 to $699 3,224 8.6
2 rooms 3,301 4.1        $700 to $999 8,788 23.4
3 rooms 6,279 7.9        $1,000 to $1,499 8,667 23.1
4 rooms 14,441 18.1        $1,500 to $1,999 3,734 10.0
5 rooms 17,913 22.5        $2,000 or more 2,795 7.4
6 rooms 16,088 20.2        Median (dollars) 1,043 (X)
7 rooms 9,969 12.5   Not mortgaged 9,014 24.0
8 rooms 5,707 7.2        Median (dollars) 308 (X)
9 or more rooms 4,973 6.2        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 68,183 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 12,068 32.2
1999 to March 2000 18,488 27.1   15 to 19 percent 6,164 16.4
1995 to 1998 21,949 32.2   20 to 24 percent 5,448 14.5
1990 to 1994 10,494 15.4   25 to 29 percent 3,857 10.3
1980 to 1989 8,097 11.9   30 to 34 percent 2,472 6.6
1970 to 1979 4,838 7.1   35 percent or more 7,168 19.1
1969 or earlier 4,317 6.3   Not computed 340 0.9
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 24,041 100.0
None 5,207 7.6   GROSS RENT    
1 24,381 35.8   Less than $200 1,516 6.3
2 28,070 41.2   $200 to $299 1,011 4.2
3 or more 10,525 15.4   $300 to $499 3,829 15.9
        $500 to $749 9,454 39.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 5,329 22.2
Utility Gas 8,147 11.9   $1,000 to $1,499 1,755 7.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,861 4.2   $1,500 or more 306 1.3
Electricity 53,915 79.1   No cash rent 841 3.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,641 3.9   Median (dollars) 631 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 218 0.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 57 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 93 0.1   Less than 15 percent 3,226 13.4
No fuel used 251 0.4   15 to 19 percent 3,141 13.1
        20 to 24 percent 2,911 12.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 2,486 10.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 237 0.3   30 to 34 percent 1,765 7.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 390 0.6   35 percent or more 9,000 37.4
No telephone service 1,427 2.1   Not computed 1,512 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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