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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harris 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 1,298,130 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,205,516 100.0
1-unit, detached 722,683 55.7   1.00 or less 1,048,477 87.0
1-unit, attached 53,987 4.2   1.01 to 1.50 68,946 5.7
2 units 19,713 1.5   1.51 or more 88,093 7.3
3 or 4 units 44,840 3.5        
5 to 9 units 65,591 5.1             Specified owner-occupied units 599,208 100.0
10 to 19 units 89,539 6.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 261,564 20.1   Less than $50,000 95,589 16.0
Mobile home 39,011 3.0   $50,000 to $99,999 263,167 43.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 1,202 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 115,014 19.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 55,013 9.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 36,703 6.1
1999 to March 2000 39,734 3.1   $300,000 to $499,999 21,128 3.5
1995 to 1998 89,583 6.9   $500,000 to $999,999 9,859 1.6
1990 to 1994 80,501 6.2   $1,000,000 or more 2,735 0.5
1980 to 1989 289,435 22.3   Median (dollars) 87,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 355,100 27.4        
1960 to 1969 195,267 15.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 200,546 15.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 47,964 3.7   With a mortgage 422,134 70.4
             Less than $300 1,494 0.2
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 16,035 2.7
1 room 50,633 3.9        $500 to $699 50,104 8.4
2 rooms 111,416 8.6        $700 to $999 129,546 21.6
3 rooms 195,987 15.1        $1,000 to $1,499 130,607 21.8
4 rooms 195,298 15.0        $1,500 to $1,999 50,785 8.5
5 rooms 229,742 17.7        $2,000 or more 43,563 7.3
6 rooms 203,215 15.7        Median (dollars) 1,043 (X)
7 rooms 130,916 10.1   Not mortgaged 177,074 29.6
8 rooms 89,316 6.9        Median (dollars) 355 (X)
9 or more rooms 91,607 7.1        
Median (rooms) 4.9 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,205,516 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 236,646 39.5
1999 to March 2000 321,631 26.7   15 to 19 percent 113,220 18.9
1995 to 1998 381,089 31.6   20 to 24 percent 79,629 13.3
1990 to 1994 182,668 15.2   25 to 29 percent 49,184 8.2
1980 to 1989 152,532 12.7   30 to 34 percent 29,100 4.9
1970 to 1979 95,803 7.9   35 percent or more 84,442 14.1
1969 or earlier 71,793 6.0   Not computed 6,987 1.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 537,565 100.0
None 104,404 8.7   GROSS RENT    
1 469,525 38.9   Less than $200 12,378 2.3
2 467,467 38.8   $200 to $299 12,857 2.4
3 or more 164,120 13.6   $300 to $499 137,492 25.6
        $500 to $749 229,201 42.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 87,477 16.3
Utility Gas 573,198 47.5   $1,000 to $1,499 35,259 6.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 13,472 1.1   $1,500 or more 8,973 1.7
Electricity 609,164 50.5   No cash rent 13,928 2.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 506 0.0   Median (dollars) 590 (X)
Coal or coke 37 0.0        
Wood 516 0.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 389 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 677 0.1   Less than 15 percent 108,150 20.1
No fuel used 7,557 0.6   15 to 19 percent 88,315 16.4
        20 to 24 percent 75,310 14.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 56,004 10.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 8,405 0.7   30 to 34 percent 38,463 7.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 7,298 0.6   35 percent or more 140,787 26.2
No telephone service 32,463 2.7   Not computed 30,536 5.7
 
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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