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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Transylvania 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 15,553 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 12,320 100.0
1-unit, detached 11,709 75.3   1.00 or less 12,082 98.1
1-unit, attached 276 1.8   1.01 to 1.50 175 1.4
2 units 249 1.6   1.51 or more 63 0.5
3 or 4 units 359 2.3        
5 to 9 units 244 1.6             Specified owner-occupied units 6,945 100.0
10 to 19 units 49 0.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 62 0.4   Less than $50,000 488 7.0
Mobile home 2,594 16.7   $50,000 to $99,999 2,098 30.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 11 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,943 28.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,121 16.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 869 12.5
1999 to March 2000 782 5.0   $300,000 to $499,999 334 4.8
1995 to 1998 1,366 8.8   $500,000 to $999,999 62 0.9
1990 to 1994 1,649 10.6   $1,000,000 or more 30 0.4
1980 to 1989 3,290 21.2   Median (dollars) 122,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 3,079 19.8        
1960 to 1969 1,758 11.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,450 15.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,179 7.6   With a mortgage 3,467 49.9
             Less than $300 33 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 299 4.3
1 room 47 0.3        $500 to $699 727 10.5
2 rooms 326 2.1        $700 to $999 1,194 17.2
3 rooms 916 5.9        $1,000 to $1,499 855 12.3
4 rooms 2,621 16.9        $1,500 to $1,999 249 3.6
5 rooms 3,722 23.9        $2,000 or more 110 1.6
6 rooms 3,576 23.0        Median (dollars) 871 (X)
7 rooms 2,182 14.0   Not mortgaged 3,478 50.1
8 rooms 1,144 7.4        Median (dollars) 244 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,019 6.6        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 12,320 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,653 52.6
1999 to March 2000 1,774 14.4   15 to 19 percent 987 14.2
1995 to 1998 3,427 27.8   20 to 24 percent 740 10.7
1990 to 1994 2,148 17.4   25 to 29 percent 411 5.9
1980 to 1989 2,274 18.5   30 to 34 percent 294 4.2
1970 to 1979 1,222 9.9   35 percent or more 786 11.3
1969 or earlier 1,475 12.0   Not computed 74 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,449 100.0
None 721 5.9   GROSS RENT    
1 3,894 31.6   Less than $200 150 6.1
2 5,202 42.2   $200 to $299 202 8.2
3 or more 2,503 20.3   $300 to $499 847 34.6
        $500 to $749 556 22.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 235 9.6
Utility Gas 2,209 17.9   $1,000 to $1,499 63 2.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,342 19.0   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,964 40.3   No cash rent 396 16.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,125 17.2   Median (dollars) 468 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 633 5.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 14 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 14 0.1   Less than 15 percent 411 16.8
No fuel used 19 0.2   15 to 19 percent 344 14.0
        20 to 24 percent 337 13.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 212 8.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 32 0.3   30 to 34 percent 174 7.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 34 0.3   35 percent or more 557 22.7
No telephone service 214 1.7   Not computed 414 16.9
 
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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