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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lavaca 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 9,657 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 7,669 100.0
1-unit, detached 7,628 79.0   1.00 or less 7,404 96.5
1-unit, attached 110 1.1   1.01 to 1.50 181 2.4
2 units 113 1.2   1.51 or more 84 1.1
3 or 4 units 97 1.0        
5 to 9 units 28 0.3             Specified owner-occupied units 3,442 100.0
10 to 19 units 12 0.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 97 1.0   Less than $50,000 1,509 43.8
Mobile home 1,505 15.6   $50,000 to $99,999 1,367 39.7
Boat, RV, van, etc. 67 0.7   $100,000 to $149,999 353 10.3
        $150,000 to $199,000 113 3.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 58 1.7
1999 to March 2000 130 1.3   $300,000 to $499,999 18 0.5
1995 to 1998 515 5.3   $500,000 to $999,999 20 0.6
1990 to 1994 505 5.2   $1,000,000 or more 4 0.1
1980 to 1989 1,562 16.2   Median (dollars) 55,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,561 16.2        
1960 to 1969 1,307 13.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 2,294 23.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,783 18.5   With a mortgage 1,129 32.8
             Less than $300 51 1.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 250 7.3
1 room 127 1.3        $500 to $699 338 9.8
2 rooms 333 3.4        $700 to $999 282 8.2
3 rooms 656 6.8        $1,000 to $1,499 172 5.0
4 rooms 1,785 18.5        $1,500 to $1,999 32 0.9
5 rooms 2,571 26.6        $2,000 or more 4 0.1
6 rooms 2,041 21.1        Median (dollars) 656 (X)
7 rooms 1,137 11.8   Not mortgaged 2,313 67.2
8 rooms 580 6.0        Median (dollars) 215 (X)
9 or more rooms 427 4.4        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 7,669 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,890 54.9
1999 to March 2000 816 10.6   15 to 19 percent 520 15.1
1995 to 1998 1,694 22.1   20 to 24 percent 318 9.2
1990 to 1994 1,127 14.7   25 to 29 percent 193 5.6
1980 to 1989 1,579 20.6   30 to 34 percent 131 3.8
1970 to 1979 933 12.2   35 percent or more 330 9.6
1969 or earlier 1,520 19.8   Not computed 60 1.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,420 100.0
None 578 7.5   GROSS RENT    
1 2,676 34.9   Less than $200 112 7.9
2 2,962 38.6   $200 to $299 207 14.6
3 or more 1,453 18.9   $300 to $499 609 42.9
        $500 to $749 170 12.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 27 1.9
Utility Gas 2,554 33.3   $1,000 to $1,499 6 0.4
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,036 26.5   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 2,689 35.1   No cash rent 289 20.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 15 0.2   Median (dollars) 366 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 324 4.2   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 26 0.3   Less than 15 percent 295 20.8
No fuel used 25 0.3   15 to 19 percent 201 14.2
        20 to 24 percent 92 6.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 127 8.9
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 96 1.3   30 to 34 percent 80 5.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 52 0.7   35 percent or more 307 21.6
No telephone service 344 4.5   Not computed 318 22.4
 
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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