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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bucks 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 225,498 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 218,725 100.0
1-unit, detached 144,555 64.1   1.00 or less 215,170 98.4
1-unit, attached 31,382 13.9   1.01 to 1.50 2,162 1.0
2 units 5,752 2.6   1.51 or more 1,393 0.6
3 or 4 units 5,963 2.6        
5 to 9 units 8,256 3.7             Specified owner-occupied units 150,521 100.0
10 to 19 units 9,805 4.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 13,991 6.2   Less than $50,000 865 0.6
Mobile home 5,723 2.5   $50,000 to $99,999 14,795 9.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 71 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 47,896 31.8
        $150,000 to $199,000 40,149 26.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 31,666 21.0
1999 to March 2000 4,427 2.0   $300,000 to $499,999 12,238 8.1
1995 to 1998 13,479 6.0   $500,000 to $999,999 2,661 1.8
1990 to 1994 16,661 7.4   $1,000,000 or more 251 0.2
1980 to 1989 36,498 16.2   Median (dollars) 163,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 41,899 18.6        
1960 to 1969 31,413 13.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 55,070 24.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 26,051 11.6   With a mortgage 112,496 74.7
             Less than $300 78 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,108 0.7
1 room 1,994 0.9        $500 to $699 3,677 2.4
2 rooms 5,956 2.6        $700 to $999 14,637 9.7
3 rooms 15,139 6.7        $1,000 to $1,499 43,023 28.6
4 rooms 23,060 10.2        $1,500 to $1,999 28,449 18.9
5 rooms 29,457 13.1        $2,000 or more 21,524 14.3
6 rooms 39,274 17.4        Median (dollars) 1,429 (X)
7 rooms 37,401 16.6   Not mortgaged 38,025 25.3
8 rooms 35,864 15.9        Median (dollars) 456 (X)
9 or more rooms 37,353 16.6        
Median (rooms) 6.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 218,725 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 43,210 28.7
1999 to March 2000 30,696 14.0   15 to 19 percent 27,329 18.2
1995 to 1998 57,786 26.4   20 to 24 percent 24,513 16.3
1990 to 1994 37,675 17.2   25 to 29 percent 17,581 11.7
1980 to 1989 40,024 18.3   30 to 34 percent 11,062 7.3
1970 to 1979 24,911 11.4   35 percent or more 26,029 17.3
1969 or earlier 27,633 12.6   Not computed 797 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 48,822 100.0
None 11,148 5.1   GROSS RENT    
1 63,243 28.9   Less than $200 1,509 3.1
2 102,038 46.7   $200 to $299 1,120 2.3
3 or more 42,296 19.3   $300 to $499 4,336 8.9
        $500 to $749 17,741 36.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 13,292 27.2
Utility Gas 70,001 32.0   $1,000 to $1,499 7,222 14.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 5,022 2.3   $1,500 or more 1,749 3.6
Electricity 53,915 24.6   No cash rent 1,853 3.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 86,987 39.8   Median (dollars) 736 (X)
Coal or coke 438 0.2        
Wood 1,319 0.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 62 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 666 0.3   Less than 15 percent 8,903 18.2
No fuel used 315 0.1   15 to 19 percent 8,429 17.3
        20 to 24 percent 7,008 14.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 5,324 10.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 614 0.3   30 to 34 percent 3,875 7.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 629 0.3   35 percent or more 12,813 26.2
No telephone service 1,000 0.5   Not computed 2,470 5.1
 
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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