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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 24,461 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 23,058 100.0
1-unit, detached 16,599 67.9   1.00 or less 21,905 95.0
1-unit, attached 744 3.0   1.01 to 1.50 748 3.2
2 units 696 2.8   1.51 or more 405 1.8
3 or 4 units 1,094 4.5        
5 to 9 units 872 3.6             Specified owner-occupied units 11,459 100.0
10 to 19 units 612 2.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 1,122 4.6   Less than $50,000 117 1.0
Mobile home 2,534 10.4   $50,000 to $99,999 1,772 15.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 188 0.8   $100,000 to $149,999 4,546 39.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 2,812 24.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,852 16.2
1999 to March 2000 851 3.5   $300,000 to $499,999 280 2.4
1995 to 1998 3,047 12.5   $500,000 to $999,999 71 0.6
1990 to 1994 2,225 9.1   $1,000,000 or more 9 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,664 10.9   Median (dollars) 142,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 6,066 24.8        
1960 to 1969 2,973 12.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,920 16.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,715 11.1   With a mortgage 8,783 76.6
             Less than $300 27 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 294 2.6
1 room 466 1.9        $500 to $699 927 8.1
2 rooms 1,074 4.4        $700 to $999 2,232 19.5
3 rooms 1,724 7.0        $1,000 to $1,499 3,565 31.1
4 rooms 3,764 15.4        $1,500 to $1,999 1,263 11.0
5 rooms 4,538 18.6        $2,000 or more 475 4.1
6 rooms 4,852 19.8        Median (dollars) 1,106 (X)
7 rooms 3,502 14.3   Not mortgaged 2,676 23.4
8 rooms 2,243 9.2        Median (dollars) 310 (X)
9 or more rooms 2,298 9.4        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 23,058 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,376 29.5
1999 to March 2000 5,077 22.0   15 to 19 percent 2,140 18.7
1995 to 1998 7,405 32.1   20 to 24 percent 1,796 15.7
1990 to 1994 3,878 16.8   25 to 29 percent 1,209 10.6
1980 to 1989 3,415 14.8   30 to 34 percent 870 7.6
1970 to 1979 2,101 9.1   35 percent or more 2,050 17.9
1969 or earlier 1,182 5.1   Not computed 18 0.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 7,087 100.0
None 1,357 5.9   GROSS RENT    
1 6,635 28.8   Less than $200 479 6.8
2 9,511 41.2   $200 to $299 312 4.4
3 or more 5,555 24.1   $300 to $499 1,707 24.1
        $500 to $749 2,521 35.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,139 16.1
Utility Gas 7,178 31.1   $1,000 to $1,499 344 4.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 431 1.9   $1,500 or more 237 3.3
Electricity 12,267 53.2   No cash rent 348 4.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,058 4.6   Median (dollars) 565 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 1,972 8.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 11 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 97 0.4   Less than 15 percent 1,027 14.5
No fuel used 44 0.2   15 to 19 percent 999 14.1
        20 to 24 percent 803 11.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 763 10.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 132 0.6   30 to 34 percent 596 8.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 232 1.0   35 percent or more 2,431 34.3
No telephone service 354 1.5   Not computed 468 6.6
 
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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