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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dawson 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 5,500 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 4,726 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,538 82.5   1.00 or less 4,267 90.3
1-unit, attached 187 3.4   1.01 to 1.50 291 6.2
2 units 100 1.8   1.51 or more 168 3.6
3 or 4 units 128 2.3        
5 to 9 units 12 0.2             Specified owner-occupied units 2,913 100.0
10 to 19 units 36 0.7   VALUE    
20 or more units 113 2.1   Less than $50,000 1,797 61.7
Mobile home 386 7.0   $50,000 to $99,999 830 28.5
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 210 7.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 69 2.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 0 0.0
1999 to March 2000 22 0.4   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 153 2.8   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 74 1.3   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.2
1980 to 1989 505 9.2   Median (dollars) 39,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 890 16.2        
1960 to 1969 1,324 24.1   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,983 36.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 549 10.0   With a mortgage 1,070 36.7
             Less than $300 35 1.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 341 11.7
1 room 43 0.8        $500 to $699 314 10.8
2 rooms 217 3.9        $700 to $999 248 8.5
3 rooms 486 8.8        $1,000 to $1,499 107 3.7
4 rooms 988 18.0        $1,500 to $1,999 25 0.9
5 rooms 1,560 28.4        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 1,156 21.0        Median (dollars) 586 (X)
7 rooms 595 10.8   Not mortgaged 1,843 63.3
8 rooms 266 4.8        Median (dollars) 248 (X)
9 or more rooms 189 3.4        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 4,726 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,540 52.9
1999 to March 2000 690 14.6   15 to 19 percent 380 13.0
1995 to 1998 1,065 22.5   20 to 24 percent 287 9.9
1990 to 1994 669 14.2   25 to 29 percent 149 5.1
1980 to 1989 823 17.4   30 to 34 percent 105 3.6
1970 to 1979 761 16.1   35 percent or more 399 13.7
1969 or earlier 718 15.2   Not computed 53 1.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,240 100.0
None 375 7.9   GROSS RENT    
1 1,859 39.3   Less than $200 130 10.5
2 1,857 39.3   $200 to $299 203 16.4
3 or more 635 13.4   $300 to $499 455 36.7
        $500 to $749 160 12.9
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 16 1.3
Utility Gas 3,340 70.7   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 354 7.5   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,003 21.2   No cash rent 276 22.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 0 0.0   Median (dollars) 341 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 0 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 21 0.4   Less than 15 percent 229 18.5
No fuel used 8 0.2   15 to 19 percent 112 9.0
        20 to 24 percent 131 10.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 147 11.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 30 0.6   30 to 34 percent 77 6.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 37 0.8   35 percent or more 260 21.0
No telephone service 340 7.2   Not computed 284 22.9
 
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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