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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Multnomah 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 288,561 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 272,098 100.0
1-unit, detached 172,313 59.7   1.00 or less 257,305 94.6
1-unit, attached 8,777 3.0   1.01 to 1.50 7,563 2.8
2 units 11,705 4.1   1.51 or more 7,230 2.7
3 or 4 units 14,916 5.2        
5 to 9 units 14,793 5.1             Specified owner-occupied units 137,165 100.0
10 to 19 units 16,878 5.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 42,101 14.6   Less than $50,000 1,008 0.7
Mobile home 6,184 2.1   $50,000 to $99,999 11,432 8.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 894 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 48,670 35.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 38,934 28.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 23,398 17.1
1999 to March 2000 6,213 2.2   $300,000 to $499,999 10,242 7.5
1995 to 1998 18,304 6.3   $500,000 to $999,999 2,971 2.2
1990 to 1994 14,275 4.9   $1,000,000 or more 510 0.4
1980 to 1989 21,597 7.5   Median (dollars) 157,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 43,569 15.1        
1960 to 1969 33,219 11.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 68,252 23.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 83,132 28.8   With a mortgage 105,056 76.6
             Less than $300 155 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,296 1.7
1 room 13,442 4.7        $500 to $699 8,363 6.1
2 rooms 21,027 7.3        $700 to $999 24,668 18.0
3 rooms 32,605 11.3        $1,000 to $1,499 41,279 30.1
4 rooms 48,478 16.8        $1,500 to $1,999 17,482 12.7
5 rooms 52,323 18.1        $2,000 or more 10,813 7.9
6 rooms 44,899 15.6        Median (dollars) 1,181 (X)
7 rooms 32,434 11.2   Not mortgaged 32,109 23.4
8 rooms 21,396 7.4        Median (dollars) 354 (X)
9 or more rooms 21,957 7.6        
Median (rooms) 5.0 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 272,098 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 38,790 28.3
1999 to March 2000 69,699 25.6   15 to 19 percent 23,068 16.8
1995 to 1998 84,126 30.9   20 to 24 percent 21,655 15.8
1990 to 1994 42,538 15.6   25 to 29 percent 15,172 11.1
1980 to 1989 34,076 12.5   30 to 34 percent 10,906 8.0
1970 to 1979 20,807 7.6   35 percent or more 26,807 19.5
1969 or earlier 20,852 7.7   Not computed 767 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 117,125 100.0
None 34,549 12.7   GROSS RENT    
1 104,576 38.4   Less than $200 4,963 4.2
2 95,701 35.2   $200 to $299 3,512 3.0
3 or more 37,272 13.7   $300 to $499 18,000 15.4
        $500 to $749 53,291 45.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 21,714 18.5
Utility Gas 123,957 45.6   $1,000 to $1,499 11,089 9.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,628 1.0   $1,500 or more 1,696 1.4
Electricity 99,305 36.5   No cash rent 2,860 2.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 40,360 14.8   Median (dollars) 633 (X)
Coal or coke 19 0.0        
Wood 3,056 1.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 67 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,950 0.7   Less than 15 percent 16,178 13.8
No fuel used 756 0.3   15 to 19 percent 16,462 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 16,664 14.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 14,512 12.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 1,894 0.7   30 to 34 percent 9,685 8.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 2,547 0.9   35 percent or more 38,528 32.9
No telephone service 4,327 1.6   Not computed 5,096 4.4
 
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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