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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chambers 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 10,336 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 9,139 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,152 69.2   1.00 or less 8,603 94.1
1-unit, attached 74 0.7   1.01 to 1.50 311 3.4
2 units 62 0.6   1.51 or more 225 2.5
3 or 4 units 48 0.5        
5 to 9 units 69 0.7             Specified owner-occupied units 5,353 100.0
10 to 19 units 74 0.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 176 1.7   Less than $50,000 1,232 23.0
Mobile home 2,513 24.3   $50,000 to $99,999 2,147 40.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 168 1.6   $100,000 to $149,999 1,069 20.0
        $150,000 to $199,000 593 11.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 245 4.6
1999 to March 2000 367 3.6   $300,000 to $499,999 51 1.0
1995 to 1998 1,402 13.6   $500,000 to $999,999 13 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,111 10.7   $1,000,000 or more 3 0.1
1980 to 1989 2,139 20.7   Median (dollars) 85,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,364 22.9        
1960 to 1969 1,155 11.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,355 13.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 443 4.3   With a mortgage 3,176 59.3
             Less than $300 16 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 101 1.9
1 room 118 1.1        $500 to $699 495 9.2
2 rooms 302 2.9        $700 to $999 1,031 19.3
3 rooms 921 8.9        $1,000 to $1,499 1,102 20.6
4 rooms 1,739 16.8        $1,500 to $1,999 341 6.4
5 rooms 2,522 24.4        $2,000 or more 90 1.7
6 rooms 2,294 22.2        Median (dollars) 983 (X)
7 rooms 1,192 11.5   Not mortgaged 2,177 40.7
8 rooms 673 6.5        Median (dollars) 306 (X)
9 or more rooms 575 5.6        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 9,139 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 2,527 47.2
1999 to March 2000 1,559 17.1   15 to 19 percent 1,098 20.5
1995 to 1998 2,771 30.3   20 to 24 percent 623 11.6
1990 to 1994 1,609 17.6   25 to 29 percent 292 5.5
1980 to 1989 1,565 17.1   30 to 34 percent 209 3.9
1970 to 1979 961 10.5   35 percent or more 571 10.7
1969 or earlier 674 7.4   Not computed 33 0.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,480 100.0
None 454 5.0   GROSS RENT    
1 2,562 28.0   Less than $200 42 2.8
2 4,262 46.6   $200 to $299 104 7.0
3 or more 1,861 20.4   $300 to $499 530 35.8
        $500 to $749 448 30.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 101 6.8
Utility Gas 1,530 16.7   $1,000 to $1,499 34 2.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,061 22.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 5,427 59.4   No cash rent 221 14.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 14 0.2   Median (dollars) 487 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 44 0.5   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 7 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 0 0.0   Less than 15 percent 415 28.0
No fuel used 56 0.6   15 to 19 percent 277 18.7
        20 to 24 percent 173 11.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 88 5.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 70 0.8   30 to 34 percent 66 4.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 38 0.4   35 percent or more 219 14.8
No telephone service 392 4.3   Not computed 242 16.4
 
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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