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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 171,439 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 157,872 100.0
1-unit, detached 113,133 66.0   1.00 or less 155,518 98.5
1-unit, attached 7,154 4.2   1.01 to 1.50 1,678 1.1
2 units 4,101 2.4   1.51 or more 676 0.4
3 or 4 units 6,401 3.7        
5 to 9 units 10,236 6.0             Specified owner-occupied units 91,622 100.0
10 to 19 units 9,480 5.5   VALUE    
20 or more units 11,592 6.8   Less than $50,000 8,425 9.2
Mobile home 9,299 5.4   $50,000 to $99,999 38,574 42.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 43 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 23,151 25.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 10,181 11.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 7,236 7.9
1999 to March 2000 4,893 2.9   $300,000 to $499,999 3,005 3.3
1995 to 1998 16,645 9.7   $500,000 to $999,999 903 1.0
1990 to 1994 16,110 9.4   $1,000,000 or more 147 0.2
1980 to 1989 27,361 16.0   Median (dollars) 98,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 32,868 19.2        
1960 to 1969 25,544 14.9   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 33,799 19.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 14,219 8.3   With a mortgage 61,690 67.3
             Less than $300 458 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 3,751 4.1
1 room 2,354 1.4        $500 to $699 10,804 11.8
2 rooms 5,656 3.3        $700 to $999 20,325 22.2
3 rooms 13,713 8.0        $1,000 to $1,499 17,052 18.6
4 rooms 29,158 17.0        $1,500 to $1,999 5,356 5.8
5 rooms 36,239 21.1        $2,000 or more 3,944 4.3
6 rooms 29,979 17.5        Median (dollars) 925 (X)
7 rooms 21,219 12.4   Not mortgaged 29,932 32.7
8 rooms 15,414 9.0        Median (dollars) 261 (X)
9 or more rooms 17,707 10.3        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 157,872 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 37,563 41.0
1999 to March 2000 35,831 22.7   15 to 19 percent 16,179 17.7
1995 to 1998 45,500 28.8   20 to 24 percent 11,942 13.0
1990 to 1994 25,170 15.9   25 to 29 percent 7,875 8.6
1980 to 1989 21,816 13.8   30 to 34 percent 4,678 5.1
1970 to 1979 13,581 8.6   35 percent or more 12,712 13.9
1969 or earlier 15,974 10.1   Not computed 673 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 51,905 100.0
None 11,696 7.4   GROSS RENT    
1 53,588 33.9   Less than $200 4,537 8.7
2 63,595 40.3   $200 to $299 3,052 5.9
3 or more 28,993 18.4   $300 to $499 17,346 33.4
        $500 to $749 16,923 32.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4,870 9.4
Utility Gas 55,661 35.3   $1,000 to $1,499 1,186 2.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 4,184 2.7   $1,500 or more 389 0.7
Electricity 92,983 58.9   No cash rent 3,602 6.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,785 1.8   Median (dollars) 493 (X)
Coal or coke 180 0.1        
Wood 1,412 0.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 23 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 269 0.2   Less than 15 percent 8,812 17.0
No fuel used 375 0.2   15 to 19 percent 6,670 12.9
        20 to 24 percent 6,597 12.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 5,674 10.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 533 0.3   30 to 34 percent 3,438 6.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 673 0.4   35 percent or more 15,547 30.0
No telephone service 3,214 2.0   Not computed 5,167 10.0
 
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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