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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charleston 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 141,031 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 123,326 100.0
1-unit, detached 82,286 58.3   1.00 or less 119,366 96.8
1-unit, attached 6,868 4.9   1.01 to 1.50 2,473 2.0
2 units 6,214 4.4   1.51 or more 1,487 1.2
3 or 4 units 8,959 6.4        
5 to 9 units 11,824 8.4             Specified owner-occupied units 61,561 100.0
10 to 19 units 6,205 4.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 6,124 4.3   Less than $50,000 4,190 6.8
Mobile home 12,463 8.8   $50,000 to $99,999 18,505 30.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 88 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 13,602 22.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 9,028 14.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 7,201 11.7
1999 to March 2000 4,790 3.4   $300,000 to $499,999 5,001 8.1
1995 to 1998 11,090 7.9   $500,000 to $999,999 3,039 4.9
1990 to 1994 12,007 8.5   $1,000,000 or more 995 1.6
1980 to 1989 30,015 21.3   Median (dollars) 130,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 26,239 18.6        
1960 to 1969 21,379 15.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 23,976 17.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 11,535 8.2   With a mortgage 43,623 70.9
             Less than $300 294 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,983 3.2
1 room 1,377 1.0        $500 to $699 5,631 9.1
2 rooms 4,926 3.5        $700 to $999 12,099 19.7
3 rooms 13,070 9.3        $1,000 to $1,499 13,338 21.7
4 rooms 23,831 16.9        $1,500 to $1,999 5,306 8.6
5 rooms 28,875 20.5        $2,000 or more 4,972 8.1
6 rooms 27,945 19.8        Median (dollars) 1,056 (X)
7 rooms 19,623 13.9   Not mortgaged 17,938 29.1
8 rooms 11,716 8.3        Median (dollars) 299 (X)
9 or more rooms 9,668 6.9        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 123,326 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 21,547 35.0
1999 to March 2000 30,130 24.4   15 to 19 percent 10,326 16.8
1995 to 1998 37,562 30.5   20 to 24 percent 8,573 13.9
1990 to 1994 17,465 14.2   25 to 29 percent 5,667 9.2
1980 to 1989 16,705 13.5   30 to 34 percent 3,727 6.1
1970 to 1979 10,533 8.5   35 percent or more 11,048 17.9
1969 or earlier 10,931 8.9   Not computed 673 1.1
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 47,862 100.0
None 14,648 11.9   GROSS RENT    
1 46,337 37.6   Less than $200 2,049 4.3
2 46,993 38.1   $200 to $299 2,356 4.9
3 or more 15,348 12.4   $300 to $499 9,892 20.7
        $500 to $749 18,344 38.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 7,611 15.9
Utility Gas 35,247 28.6   $1,000 to $1,499 3,457 7.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 5,674 4.6   $1,500 or more 1,171 2.4
Electricity 79,583 64.5   No cash rent 2,982 6.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,943 1.6   Median (dollars) 605 (X)
Coal or coke 5 0.0        
Wood 453 0.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 20 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 93 0.1   Less than 15 percent 7,292 15.2
No fuel used 308 0.2   15 to 19 percent 6,405 13.4
        20 to 24 percent 5,664 11.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 4,284 9.0
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 658 0.5   30 to 34 percent 3,577 7.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 625 0.5   35 percent or more 16,063 33.6
No telephone service 3,269 2.7   Not computed 4,577 9.6
 
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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