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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Galveston 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 111,733 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 94,782 100.0
1-unit, detached 77,193 69.1   1.00 or less 89,277 94.2
1-unit, attached 2,478 2.2   1.01 to 1.50 3,398 3.6
2 units 2,617 2.3   1.51 or more 2,107 2.2
3 or 4 units 3,381 3.0        
5 to 9 units 4,246 3.8             Specified owner-occupied units 55,096 100.0
10 to 19 units 4,740 4.2   VALUE    
20 or more units 9,723 8.7   Less than $50,000 9,843 17.9
Mobile home 6,666 6.0   $50,000 to $99,999 24,060 43.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 689 0.6   $100,000 to $149,999 10,733 19.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 5,416 9.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 3,438 6.2
1999 to March 2000 2,921 2.6   $300,000 to $499,999 1,216 2.2
1995 to 1998 8,308 7.4   $500,000 to $999,999 325 0.6
1990 to 1994 8,165 7.3   $1,000,000 or more 65 0.1
1980 to 1989 23,384 20.9   Median (dollars) 85,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 23,372 20.9        
1960 to 1969 16,446 14.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 20,510 18.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 8,627 7.7   With a mortgage 34,757 63.1
             Less than $300 119 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,166 2.1
1 room 2,207 2.0        $500 to $699 4,520 8.2
2 rooms 5,830 5.2        $700 to $999 9,925 18.0
3 rooms 13,345 11.9        $1,000 to $1,499 10,848 19.7
4 rooms 19,527 17.5        $1,500 to $1,999 4,968 9.0
5 rooms 24,554 22.0        $2,000 or more 3,211 5.8
6 rooms 20,072 18.0        Median (dollars) 1,061 (X)
7 rooms 11,566 10.4   Not mortgaged 20,339 36.9
8 rooms 7,469 6.7        Median (dollars) 355 (X)
9 or more rooms 7,163 6.4        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 94,782 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 21,623 39.2
1999 to March 2000 21,183 22.3   15 to 19 percent 10,198 18.5
1995 to 1998 28,213 29.8   20 to 24 percent 7,536 13.7
1990 to 1994 15,501 16.4   25 to 29 percent 4,647 8.4
1980 to 1989 13,127 13.8   30 to 34 percent 2,894 5.3
1970 to 1979 8,347 8.8   35 percent or more 7,666 13.9
1969 or earlier 8,411 8.9   Not computed 532 1.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 31,837 100.0
None 8,011 8.5   GROSS RENT    
1 33,531 35.4   Less than $200 1,344 4.2
2 39,600 41.8   $200 to $299 1,565 4.9
3 or more 13,640 14.4   $300 to $499 7,946 25.0
        $500 to $749 12,344 38.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4,916 15.4
Utility Gas 48,422 51.1   $1,000 to $1,499 1,871 5.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,930 3.1   $1,500 or more 366 1.1
Electricity 42,506 44.8   No cash rent 1,485 4.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 109 0.1   Median (dollars) 571 (X)
Coal or coke 14 0.0        
Wood 101 0.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 26 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 114 0.1   Less than 15 percent 6,021 18.9
No fuel used 560 0.6   15 to 19 percent 4,284 13.5
        20 to 24 percent 4,144 13.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,070 9.6
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 558 0.6   30 to 34 percent 2,285 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 696 0.7   35 percent or more 9,640 30.3
No telephone service 3,728 3.9   Not computed 2,393 7.5
 
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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