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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dauphin 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 111,133 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 102,670 100.0
1-unit, detached 54,748 49.3   1.00 or less 100,499 97.9
1-unit, attached 22,613 20.3   1.01 to 1.50 1,409 1.4
2 units 4,582 4.1   1.51 or more 762 0.7
3 or 4 units 6,577 5.9        
5 to 9 units 6,612 5.9             Specified owner-occupied units 59,315 100.0
10 to 19 units 5,270 4.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 6,772 6.1   Less than $50,000 5,789 9.8
Mobile home 3,917 3.5   $50,000 to $99,999 23,951 40.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 42 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 17,819 30.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 6,552 11.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 3,659 6.2
1999 to March 2000 1,611 1.4   $300,000 to $499,999 1,292 2.2
1995 to 1998 5,331 4.8   $500,000 to $999,999 209 0.4
1990 to 1994 6,501 5.8   $1,000,000 or more 44 0.1
1980 to 1989 12,702 11.4   Median (dollars) 99,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 18,379 16.5        
1960 to 1969 13,607 12.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 28,444 25.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 24,558 22.1   With a mortgage 39,891 67.3
             Less than $300 106 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,500 2.5
1 room 1,650 1.5        $500 to $699 5,156 8.7
2 rooms 3,553 3.2        $700 to $999 12,468 21.0
3 rooms 9,588 8.6        $1,000 to $1,499 13,954 23.5
4 rooms 15,267 13.7        $1,500 to $1,999 4,306 7.3
5 rooms 19,787 17.8        $2,000 or more 2,401 4.0
6 rooms 23,425 21.1        Median (dollars) 1,020 (X)
7 rooms 15,536 14.0   Not mortgaged 19,424 32.7
8 rooms 12,322 11.1        Median (dollars) 321 (X)
9 or more rooms 10,005 9.0        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 102,670 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 22,039 37.2
1999 to March 2000 18,184 17.7   15 to 19 percent 11,789 19.9
1995 to 1998 26,380 25.7   20 to 24 percent 8,331 14.0
1990 to 1994 16,469 16.0   25 to 29 percent 5,363 9.0
1980 to 1989 16,537 16.1   30 to 34 percent 3,339 5.6
1970 to 1979 11,394 11.1   35 percent or more 8,122 13.7
1969 or earlier 13,706 13.3   Not computed 332 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 35,130 100.0
None 11,743 11.4   GROSS RENT    
1 37,668 36.7   Less than $200 2,406 6.8
2 38,535 37.5   $200 to $299 1,725 4.9
3 or more 14,724 14.3   $300 to $499 9,033 25.7
        $500 to $749 15,025 42.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4,788 13.6
Utility Gas 31,106 30.3   $1,000 to $1,499 918 2.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,596 2.5   $1,500 or more 133 0.4
Electricity 29,983 29.2   No cash rent 1,102 3.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 35,123 34.2   Median (dollars) 557 (X)
Coal or coke 1,882 1.8        
Wood 809 0.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 24 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 879 0.9   Less than 15 percent 7,289 20.7
No fuel used 268 0.3   15 to 19 percent 5,927 16.9
        20 to 24 percent 4,809 13.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 4,096 11.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 449 0.4   30 to 34 percent 2,631 7.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 453 0.4   35 percent or more 8,653 24.6
No telephone service 1,308 1.3   Not computed 1,725 4.9
 
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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