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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Philadelphia 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 661,958 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 590,071 100.0
1-unit, detached 53,331 8.1   1.00 or less 558,435 94.6
1-unit, attached 398,114 60.1   1.01 to 1.50 18,771 3.2
2 units 54,087 8.2   1.51 or more 12,865 2.2
3 or 4 units 45,136 6.8        
5 to 9 units 24,913 3.8             Specified owner-occupied units 315,437 100.0
10 to 19 units 14,224 2.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 71,148 10.7   Less than $50,000 121,090 38.4
Mobile home 867 0.1   $50,000 to $99,999 146,820 46.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 138 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 30,495 9.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 9,137 2.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 4,360 1.4
1999 to March 2000 1,833 0.3   $300,000 to $499,999 2,036 0.6
1995 to 1998 5,420 0.8   $500,000 to $999,999 1,191 0.4
1990 to 1994 6,576 1.0   $1,000,000 or more 308 0.1
1980 to 1989 21,965 3.3   Median (dollars) 59,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 45,940 6.9        
1960 to 1969 81,148 12.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 222,871 33.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 276,205 41.7   With a mortgage 175,710 55.7
             Less than $300 2,853 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 20,580 6.5
1 room 20,242 3.1        $500 to $699 42,046 13.3
2 rooms 39,154 5.9        $700 to $999 59,431 18.8
3 rooms 85,608 12.9        $1,000 to $1,499 38,506 12.2
4 rooms 78,178 11.8        $1,500 to $1,999 8,277 2.6
5 rooms 91,537 13.8        $2,000 or more 4,017 1.3
6 rooms 185,127 28.0        Median (dollars) 800 (X)
7 rooms 86,441 13.1   Not mortgaged 139,727 44.3
8 rooms 43,018 6.5        Median (dollars) 297 (X)
9 or more rooms 32,653 4.9        
Median (rooms) 5.6 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 590,071 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 123,755 39.2
1999 to March 2000 98,296 16.7   15 to 19 percent 47,593 15.1
1995 to 1998 146,083 24.8   20 to 24 percent 35,213 11.2
1990 to 1994 80,904 13.7   25 to 29 percent 24,353 7.7
1980 to 1989 90,143 15.3   30 to 34 percent 16,067 5.1
1970 to 1979 69,472 11.8   35 percent or more 61,351 19.4
1969 or earlier 105,173 17.8   Not computed 7,105 2.3
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 240,027 100.0
None 210,866 35.7   GROSS RENT    
1 248,085 42.0   Less than $200 15,230 6.3
2 106,084 18.0   $200 to $299 10,862 4.5
3 or more 25,036 4.2   $300 to $499 59,578 24.8
        $500 to $749 91,887 38.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 35,164 14.7
Utility Gas 469,590 79.6   $1,000 to $1,499 14,039 5.8
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 9,064 1.5   $1,500 or more 4,025 1.7
Electricity 51,336 8.7   No cash rent 9,242 3.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 54,975 9.3   Median (dollars) 569 (X)
Coal or coke 148 0.0        
Wood 170 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 85 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 2,563 0.4   Less than 15 percent 38,642 16.1
No fuel used 2,140 0.4   15 to 19 percent 28,675 11.9
        20 to 24 percent 26,270 10.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 22,544 9.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 4,877 0.8   30 to 34 percent 15,680 6.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 5,049 0.9   35 percent or more 86,398 36.0
No telephone service 14,894 2.5   Not computed 21,818 9.1
 
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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