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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wheeler 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 2,687 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 2,152 100.0
1-unit, detached 2,329 86.7   1.00 or less 2,092 97.2
1-unit, attached 41 1.5   1.01 to 1.50 37 1.7
2 units 30 1.1   1.51 or more 23 1.1
3 or 4 units 2 0.1        
5 to 9 units 24 0.9             Specified owner-occupied units 1,225 100.0
10 to 19 units 0 0.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 0 0.0   Less than $50,000 783 63.9
Mobile home 257 9.6   $50,000 to $99,999 380 31.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 4 0.1   $100,000 to $149,999 45 3.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 6 0.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 5 0.4
1999 to March 2000 4 0.1   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 46 1.7   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 46 1.7   $1,000,000 or more 6 0.5
1980 to 1989 305 11.4   Median (dollars) 37,000 (X)
1970 to 1979 442 16.4        
1960 to 1969 268 10.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 919 34.2    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 657 24.5   With a mortgage 393 32.1
             Less than $300 6 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 137 11.2
1 room 3 0.1        $500 to $699 123 10.0
2 rooms 59 2.2        $700 to $999 99 8.1
3 rooms 129 4.8        $1,000 to $1,499 26 2.1
4 rooms 468 17.4        $1,500 to $1,999 2 0.2
5 rooms 817 30.4        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 622 23.1        Median (dollars) 576 (X)
7 rooms 338 12.6   Not mortgaged 832 67.9
8 rooms 168 6.3        Median (dollars) 231 (X)
9 or more rooms 83 3.1        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 2,152 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 681 55.6
1999 to March 2000 303 14.1   15 to 19 percent 138 11.3
1995 to 1998 535 24.9   20 to 24 percent 119 9.7
1990 to 1994 323 15.0   25 to 29 percent 71 5.8
1980 to 1989 386 17.9   30 to 34 percent 42 3.4
1970 to 1979 338 15.7   35 percent or more 152 12.4
1969 or earlier 267 12.4   Not computed 22 1.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 430 100.0
None 118 5.5   GROSS RENT    
1 724 33.6   Less than $200 21 4.9
2 899 41.8   $200 to $299 87 20.2
3 or more 411 19.1   $300 to $499 168 39.1
        $500 to $749 33 7.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 4 0.9
Utility Gas 1,549 72.0   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 287 13.3   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 279 13.0   No cash rent 117 27.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 0 0.0   Median (dollars) 348 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 28 1.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 9 0.4   Less than 15 percent 121 28.1
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 37 8.6
        20 to 24 percent 22 5.1
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 40 9.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 4 0.2   30 to 34 percent 12 2.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 12 0.6   35 percent or more 79 18.4
No telephone service 108 5.0   Not computed 119 27.7
 
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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