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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rowan 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 53,980 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 49,940 100.0
1-unit, detached 36,562 67.7   1.00 or less 48,438 97.0
1-unit, attached 691 1.3   1.01 to 1.50 993 2.0
2 units 1,541 2.9   1.51 or more 509 1.0
3 or 4 units 1,066 2.0        
5 to 9 units 1,461 2.7             Specified owner-occupied units 26,005 100.0
10 to 19 units 669 1.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 816 1.5   Less than $50,000 2,170 8.3
Mobile home 11,137 20.6   $50,000 to $99,999 12,096 46.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 37 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 6,988 26.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 2,746 10.6
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,361 5.2
1999 to March 2000 1,994 3.7   $300,000 to $499,999 487 1.9
1995 to 1998 5,904 10.9   $500,000 to $999,999 138 0.5
1990 to 1994 4,788 8.9   $1,000,000 or more 19 0.1
1980 to 1989 8,643 16.0   Median (dollars) 95,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 8,695 16.1        
1960 to 1969 6,656 12.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 10,884 20.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 6,416 11.9   With a mortgage 16,428 63.2
             Less than $300 94 0.4
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,153 4.4
1 room 306 0.6        $500 to $699 3,251 12.5
2 rooms 1,222 2.3        $700 to $999 5,624 21.6
3 rooms 2,927 5.4        $1,000 to $1,499 4,632 17.8
4 rooms 10,641 19.7        $1,500 to $1,999 932 3.6
5 rooms 15,311 28.4        $2,000 or more 742 2.9
6 rooms 11,292 20.9        Median (dollars) 891 (X)
7 rooms 5,953 11.0   Not mortgaged 9,577 36.8
8 rooms 3,373 6.2        Median (dollars) 233 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,955 5.5        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 49,940 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 10,704 41.2
1999 to March 2000 8,917 17.9   15 to 19 percent 4,442 17.1
1995 to 1998 13,491 27.0   20 to 24 percent 3,270 12.6
1990 to 1994 7,727 15.5   25 to 29 percent 2,122 8.2
1980 to 1989 7,739 15.5   30 to 34 percent 1,600 6.2
1970 to 1979 4,996 10.0   35 percent or more 3,599 13.8
1969 or earlier 7,070 14.2   Not computed 268 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 12,956 100.0
None 3,549 7.1   GROSS RENT    
1 15,298 30.6   Less than $200 709 5.5
2 19,366 38.8   $200 to $299 739 5.7
3 or more 11,727 23.5   $300 to $499 4,523 34.9
        $500 to $749 4,512 34.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 909 7.0
Utility Gas 14,687 29.4   $1,000 to $1,499 198 1.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,633 5.3   $1,500 or more 80 0.6
Electricity 24,173 48.4   No cash rent 1,286 9.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 7,175 14.4   Median (dollars) 496 (X)
Coal or coke 27 0.1        
Wood 1,031 2.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 51 0.1   Less than 15 percent 3,195 24.7
No fuel used 163 0.3   15 to 19 percent 1,825 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 1,510 11.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 1,055 8.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 181 0.4   30 to 34 percent 844 6.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 198 0.4   35 percent or more 2,986 23.0
No telephone service 1,399 2.8   Not computed 1,541 11.9
 
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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