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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Karnes 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 5,479 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 4,454 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,928 71.7   1.00 or less 4,151 93.2
1-unit, attached 44 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 195 4.4
2 units 181 3.3   1.51 or more 108 2.4
3 or 4 units 121 2.2        
5 to 9 units 140 2.6             Specified owner-occupied units 2,189 100.0
10 to 19 units 4 0.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 31 0.6   Less than $50,000 1,347 61.5
Mobile home 1,014 18.5   $50,000 to $99,999 637 29.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 16 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 122 5.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 49 2.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 20 0.9
1999 to March 2000 115 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 4 0.2
1995 to 1998 554 10.1   $500,000 to $999,999 3 0.1
1990 to 1994 196 3.6   $1,000,000 or more 7 0.3
1980 to 1989 707 12.9   Median (dollars) 41,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 911 16.6        
1960 to 1969 688 12.6   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,292 23.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,016 18.5   With a mortgage 721 32.9
             Less than $300 29 1.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 201 9.2
1 room 43 0.8        $500 to $699 228 10.4
2 rooms 162 3.0        $700 to $999 171 7.8
3 rooms 551 10.1        $1,000 to $1,499 60 2.7
4 rooms 1,103 20.1        $1,500 to $1,999 26 1.2
5 rooms 1,461 26.7        $2,000 or more 6 0.3
6 rooms 1,150 21.0        Median (dollars) 596 (X)
7 rooms 604 11.0   Not mortgaged 1,468 67.1
8 rooms 262 4.8        Median (dollars) 223 (X)
9 or more rooms 143 2.6        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 4,454 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,197 54.7
1999 to March 2000 638 14.3   15 to 19 percent 314 14.3
1995 to 1998 1,096 24.6   20 to 24 percent 204 9.3
1990 to 1994 567 12.7   25 to 29 percent 102 4.7
1980 to 1989 817 18.3   30 to 34 percent 56 2.6
1970 to 1979 566 12.7   35 percent or more 256 11.7
1969 or earlier 770 17.3   Not computed 60 2.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,087 100.0
None 456 10.2   GROSS RENT    
1 1,620 36.4   Less than $200 237 21.8
2 1,643 36.9   $200 to $299 171 15.7
3 or more 735 16.5   $300 to $499 361 33.2
        $500 to $749 128 11.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 13 1.2
Utility Gas 1,813 40.7   $1,000 to $1,499 6 0.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 811 18.2   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,749 39.3   No cash rent 171 15.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 17 0.4   Median (dollars) 326 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 18 0.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 26 0.6   Less than 15 percent 324 29.8
No fuel used 20 0.4   15 to 19 percent 134 12.3
        20 to 24 percent 85 7.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 100 9.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 63 1.4   30 to 34 percent 67 6.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 51 1.1   35 percent or more 202 18.6
No telephone service 286 6.4   Not computed 175 16.1
 
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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