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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 8,409 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 6,984 100.0
1-unit, detached 6,443 76.6   1.00 or less 6,806 97.5
1-unit, attached 105 1.2   1.01 to 1.50 115 1.6
2 units 277 3.3   1.51 or more 63 0.9
3 or 4 units 114 1.4        
5 to 9 units 119 1.4             Specified owner-occupied units 3,365 100.0
10 to 19 units 35 0.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 31 0.4   Less than $50,000 438 13.0
Mobile home 1,275 15.2   $50,000 to $99,999 1,865 55.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 10 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 610 18.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 191 5.7
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 192 5.7
1999 to March 2000 311 3.7   $300,000 to $499,999 49 1.5
1995 to 1998 764 9.1   $500,000 to $999,999 11 0.3
1990 to 1994 827 9.8   $1,000,000 or more 9 0.3
1980 to 1989 1,442 17.1   Median (dollars) 82,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,942 23.1        
1960 to 1969 1,279 15.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,198 14.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 646 7.7   With a mortgage 1,766 52.5
             Less than $300 59 1.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 301 8.9
1 room 38 0.5        $500 to $699 606 18.0
2 rooms 107 1.3        $700 to $999 508 15.1
3 rooms 606 7.2        $1,000 to $1,499 177 5.3
4 rooms 1,449 17.2        $1,500 to $1,999 71 2.1
5 rooms 2,280 27.1        $2,000 or more 44 1.3
6 rooms 1,974 23.5        Median (dollars) 677 (X)
7 rooms 971 11.5   Not mortgaged 1,599 47.5
8 rooms 583 6.9        Median (dollars) 218 (X)
9 or more rooms 401 4.8        
Median (rooms) 5.4 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 6,984 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,551 46.1
1999 to March 2000 1,257 18.0   15 to 19 percent 545 16.2
1995 to 1998 1,759 25.2   20 to 24 percent 467 13.9
1990 to 1994 1,187 17.0   25 to 29 percent 200 5.9
1980 to 1989 1,097 15.7   30 to 34 percent 140 4.2
1970 to 1979 823 11.8   35 percent or more 410 12.2
1969 or earlier 861 12.3   Not computed 52 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,656 100.0
None 514 7.4   GROSS RENT    
1 2,190 31.4   Less than $200 194 11.7
2 2,688 38.5   $200 to $299 230 13.9
3 or more 1,592 22.8   $300 to $499 650 39.3
        $500 to $749 318 19.2
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 18 1.1
Utility Gas 3,611 51.7   $1,000 to $1,499 17 1.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 403 5.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,547 36.5   No cash rent 229 13.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 68 1.0   Median (dollars) 389 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 347 5.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 0 0.0   Less than 15 percent 355 21.4
No fuel used 8 0.1   15 to 19 percent 141 8.5
        20 to 24 percent 202 12.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 140 8.5
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 54 0.8   30 to 34 percent 83 5.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 37 0.5   35 percent or more 496 30.0
No telephone service 339 4.9   Not computed 239 14.4
 
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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