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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alleghany 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 5,812 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 5,149 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,729 81.4   1.00 or less 5,101 99.1
1-unit, attached 32 0.6   1.01 to 1.50 38 0.7
2 units 14 0.2   1.51 or more 10 0.2
3 or 4 units 29 0.5        
5 to 9 units 30 0.5             Specified owner-occupied units 3,241 100.0
10 to 19 units 107 1.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 8 0.1   Less than $50,000 708 21.8
Mobile home 832 14.3   $50,000 to $99,999 1,602 49.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 31 0.5   $100,000 to $149,999 684 21.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 174 5.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 64 2.0
1999 to March 2000 78 1.3   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 420 7.2   $500,000 to $999,999 9 0.3
1990 to 1994 308 5.3   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 655 11.3   Median (dollars) 77,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 1,272 21.9        
1960 to 1969 952 16.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,144 19.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 983 16.9   With a mortgage 1,753 54.1
             Less than $300 42 1.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 257 7.9
1 room 36 0.6        $500 to $699 458 14.1
2 rooms 47 0.8        $700 to $999 520 16.0
3 rooms 170 2.9        $1,000 to $1,499 381 11.8
4 rooms 811 14.0        $1,500 to $1,999 86 2.7
5 rooms 1,559 26.8        $2,000 or more 9 0.3
6 rooms 1,449 24.9        Median (dollars) 747 (X)
7 rooms 919 15.8   Not mortgaged 1,488 45.9
8 rooms 481 8.3        Median (dollars) 226 (X)
9 or more rooms 340 5.8        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 5,149 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,694 52.3
1999 to March 2000 510 9.9   15 to 19 percent 549 16.9
1995 to 1998 1,087 21.1   20 to 24 percent 339 10.5
1990 to 1994 667 13.0   25 to 29 percent 251 7.7
1980 to 1989 1,011 19.6   30 to 34 percent 109 3.4
1970 to 1979 824 16.0   35 percent or more 282 8.7
1969 or earlier 1,050 20.4   Not computed 17 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 739 100.0
None 303 5.9   GROSS RENT    
1 1,091 21.2   Less than $200 127 17.2
2 2,208 42.9   $200 to $299 120 16.2
3 or more 1,547 30.0   $300 to $499 239 32.3
        $500 to $749 93 12.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 17 2.3
Utility Gas 574 11.1   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 280 5.4   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,431 27.8   No cash rent 143 19.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,837 35.7   Median (dollars) 360 (X)
Coal or coke 15 0.3        
Wood 977 19.0   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 24 0.5   Less than 15 percent 235 31.8
No fuel used 11 0.2   15 to 19 percent 91 12.3
        20 to 24 percent 74 10.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 40 5.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 76 1.5   30 to 34 percent 30 4.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 14 0.3   35 percent or more 126 17.1
No telephone service 101 2.0   Not computed 143 19.4
 
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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