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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 7,369 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 6,448 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,942 67.1   1.00 or less 6,266 97.2
1-unit, attached 58 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 150 2.3
2 units 41 0.6   1.51 or more 32 0.5
3 or 4 units 107 1.5        
5 to 9 units 66 0.9             Specified owner-occupied units 2,945 100.0
10 to 19 units 11 0.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 20 0.3   Less than $50,000 865 29.4
Mobile home 2,035 27.6   $50,000 to $99,999 1,370 46.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 89 1.2   $100,000 to $149,999 456 15.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 126 4.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 117 4.0
1999 to March 2000 180 2.4   $300,000 to $499,999 8 0.3
1995 to 1998 1,162 15.8   $500,000 to $999,999 3 0.1
1990 to 1994 885 12.0   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,314 17.8   Median (dollars) 72,100 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,220 16.6        
1960 to 1969 761 10.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,092 14.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 755 10.2   With a mortgage 1,331 45.2
             Less than $300 10 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 293 9.9
1 room 111 1.5        $500 to $699 470 16.0
2 rooms 100 1.4        $700 to $999 278 9.4
3 rooms 458 6.2        $1,000 to $1,499 232 7.9
4 rooms 1,689 22.9        $1,500 to $1,999 39 1.3
5 rooms 2,192 29.7        $2,000 or more 9 0.3
6 rooms 1,411 19.1        Median (dollars) 640 (X)
7 rooms 688 9.3   Not mortgaged 1,614 54.8
8 rooms 408 5.5        Median (dollars) 202 (X)
9 or more rooms 312 4.2        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 6,448 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,505 51.1
1999 to March 2000 811 12.6   15 to 19 percent 467 15.9
1995 to 1998 1,760 27.3   20 to 24 percent 276 9.4
1990 to 1994 1,093 17.0   25 to 29 percent 169 5.7
1980 to 1989 1,217 18.9   30 to 34 percent 91 3.1
1970 to 1979 749 11.6   35 percent or more 379 12.9
1969 or earlier 818 12.7   Not computed 58 2.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,173 100.0
None 411 6.4   GROSS RENT    
1 1,807 28.0   Less than $200 104 8.9
2 2,503 38.8   $200 to $299 228 19.4
3 or more 1,727 26.8   $300 to $499 409 34.9
        $500 to $749 114 9.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 6 0.5
Utility Gas 112 1.7   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,651 25.6   $1,500 or more 15 1.3
Electricity 3,384 52.5   No cash rent 297 25.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 898 13.9   Median (dollars) 345 (X)
Coal or coke 14 0.2        
Wood 356 5.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 18 0.3   Less than 15 percent 296 25.2
No fuel used 15 0.2   15 to 19 percent 136 11.6
        20 to 24 percent 86 7.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 92 7.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 84 1.3   30 to 34 percent 44 3.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 49 0.8   35 percent or more 195 16.6
No telephone service 398 6.2   Not computed 324 27.6
 
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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