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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Westmoreland 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 161,058 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 149,813 100.0
1-unit, detached 119,786 74.4   1.00 or less 148,654 99.2
1-unit, attached 5,461 3.4   1.01 to 1.50 989 0.7
2 units 7,179 4.5   1.51 or more 170 0.1
3 or 4 units 4,845 3.0        
5 to 9 units 3,790 2.4             Specified owner-occupied units 98,739 100.0
10 to 19 units 2,655 1.6   VALUE    
20 or more units 5,014 3.1   Less than $50,000 13,248 13.4
Mobile home 12,282 7.6   $50,000 to $99,999 44,651 45.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 46 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 23,206 23.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 9,862 10.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 5,452 5.5
1999 to March 2000 1,901 1.2   $300,000 to $499,999 1,969 2.0
1995 to 1998 5,933 3.7   $500,000 to $999,999 280 0.3
1990 to 1994 7,313 4.5   $1,000,000 or more 71 0.1
1980 to 1989 14,304 8.9   Median (dollars) 90,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 25,115 15.6        
1960 to 1969 22,073 13.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 41,769 25.9    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 42,650 26.5   With a mortgage 56,322 57.0
             Less than $300 335 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 4,545 4.6
1 room 628 0.4        $500 to $699 11,353 11.5
2 rooms 2,268 1.4        $700 to $999 17,011 17.2
3 rooms 8,500 5.3        $1,000 to $1,499 15,078 15.3
4 rooms 22,368 13.9        $1,500 to $1,999 5,131 5.2
5 rooms 34,377 21.3        $2,000 or more 2,869 2.9
6 rooms 38,661 24.0        Median (dollars) 899 (X)
7 rooms 23,920 14.9   Not mortgaged 42,417 43.0
8 rooms 16,781 10.4        Median (dollars) 289 (X)
9 or more rooms 13,555 8.4        
Median (rooms) 5.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 149,813 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 41,704 42.2
1999 to March 2000 16,375 10.9   15 to 19 percent 17,364 17.6
1995 to 1998 30,495 20.4   20 to 24 percent 12,172 12.3
1990 to 1994 22,388 14.9   25 to 29 percent 8,055 8.2
1980 to 1989 25,711 17.2   30 to 34 percent 5,057 5.1
1970 to 1979 20,967 14.0   35 percent or more 13,699 13.9
1969 or earlier 33,877 22.6   Not computed 688 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 32,413 100.0
None 12,602 8.4   GROSS RENT    
1 51,767 34.6   Less than $200 2,881 8.9
2 60,588 40.4   $200 to $299 3,108 9.6
3 or more 24,856 16.6   $300 to $499 13,737 42.4
        $500 to $749 8,101 25.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,161 3.6
Utility Gas 97,939 65.4   $1,000 to $1,499 299 0.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,960 2.0   $1,500 or more 199 0.6
Electricity 16,702 11.1   No cash rent 2,927 9.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 29,321 19.6   Median (dollars) 432 (X)
Coal or coke 582 0.4        
Wood 1,522 1.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 601 0.4   Less than 15 percent 7,346 22.7
No fuel used 186 0.1   15 to 19 percent 4,600 14.2
        20 to 24 percent 3,706 11.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,361 10.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 460 0.3   30 to 34 percent 2,078 6.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 548 0.4   35 percent or more 7,937 24.5
No telephone service 1,266 0.8   Not computed 3,385 10.4
 
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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