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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dimmit 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 4,112 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 3,308 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,026 73.6   1.00 or less 2,792 84.4
1-unit, attached 57 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 299 9.0
2 units 70 1.7   1.51 or more 217 6.6
3 or 4 units 126 3.1        
5 to 9 units 27 0.7             Specified owner-occupied units 1,816 100.0
10 to 19 units 0 0.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 20 0.5   Less than $50,000 1,371 75.5
Mobile home 769 18.7   $50,000 to $99,999 362 19.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 17 0.4   $100,000 to $149,999 64 3.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 17 0.9
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 0 0.0
1999 to March 2000 254 6.2   $300,000 to $499,999 2 0.1
1995 to 1998 245 6.0   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 278 6.8   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 592 14.4   Median (dollars) 29,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 994 24.2        
1960 to 1969 609 14.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 809 19.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 331 8.0   With a mortgage 519 28.6
             Less than $300 88 4.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 136 7.5
1 room 72 1.8        $500 to $699 119 6.6
2 rooms 255 6.2        $700 to $999 110 6.1
3 rooms 754 18.3        $1,000 to $1,499 55 3.0
4 rooms 706 17.2        $1,500 to $1,999 9 0.5
5 rooms 1,073 26.1        $2,000 or more 2 0.1
6 rooms 598 14.5        Median (dollars) 548 (X)
7 rooms 372 9.0   Not mortgaged 1,297 71.4
8 rooms 159 3.9        Median (dollars) 201 (X)
9 or more rooms 123 3.0        
Median (rooms) 4.8 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 3,308 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 859 47.3
1999 to March 2000 592 17.9   15 to 19 percent 321 17.7
1995 to 1998 743 22.5   20 to 24 percent 146 8.0
1990 to 1994 493 14.9   25 to 29 percent 133 7.3
1980 to 1989 436 13.2   30 to 34 percent 94 5.2
1970 to 1979 401 12.1   35 percent or more 234 12.9
1969 or earlier 643 19.4   Not computed 29 1.6
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 802 100.0
None 380 11.5   GROSS RENT    
1 1,270 38.4   Less than $200 161 20.1
2 1,190 36.0   $200 to $299 115 14.3
3 or more 468 14.1   $300 to $499 243 30.3
        $500 to $749 112 14.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 22 2.7
Utility Gas 940 28.4   $1,000 to $1,499 3 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 697 21.1   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,635 49.4   No cash rent 146 18.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 0 0.0   Median (dollars) 337 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 2 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 15 0.5   Less than 15 percent 144 18.0
No fuel used 19 0.6   15 to 19 percent 54 6.7
        20 to 24 percent 32 4.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 90 11.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 111 3.4   30 to 34 percent 30 3.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 69 2.1   35 percent or more 283 35.3
No telephone service 334 10.1   Not computed 169 21.1
 
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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