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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amherst 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 12,958 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 11,941 100.0
1-unit, detached 10,076 77.8   1.00 or less 11,716 98.1
1-unit, attached 183 1.4   1.01 to 1.50 165 1.4
2 units 202 1.6   1.51 or more 60 0.5
3 or 4 units 388 3.0        
5 to 9 units 140 1.1             Specified owner-occupied units 6,909 100.0
10 to 19 units 179 1.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 52 0.4   Less than $50,000 713 10.3
Mobile home 1,691 13.0   $50,000 to $99,999 3,772 54.6
Boat, RV, van, etc. 47 0.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,615 23.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 509 7.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 264 3.8
1999 to March 2000 329 2.5   $300,000 to $499,999 30 0.4
1995 to 1998 1,027 7.9   $500,000 to $999,999 6 0.1
1990 to 1994 1,194 9.2   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 2,348 18.1   Median (dollars) 88,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,631 20.3        
1960 to 1969 2,011 15.5   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,864 14.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,554 12.0   With a mortgage 4,442 64.3
             Less than $300 119 1.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 587 8.5
1 room 80 0.6        $500 to $699 1,135 16.4
2 rooms 196 1.5        $700 to $999 1,658 24.0
3 rooms 518 4.0        $1,000 to $1,499 708 10.2
4 rooms 2,087 16.1        $1,500 to $1,999 197 2.9
5 rooms 2,950 22.8        $2,000 or more 38 0.6
6 rooms 3,077 23.7        Median (dollars) 752 (X)
7 rooms 1,907 14.7   Not mortgaged 2,467 35.7
8 rooms 1,129 8.7        Median (dollars) 184 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,014 7.8        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 11,941 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,332 48.2
1999 to March 2000 1,729 14.5   15 to 19 percent 1,033 15.0
1995 to 1998 2,695 22.6   20 to 24 percent 754 10.9
1990 to 1994 2,029 17.0   25 to 29 percent 517 7.5
1980 to 1989 2,161 18.1   30 to 34 percent 276 4.0
1970 to 1979 1,594 13.3   35 percent or more 897 13.0
1969 or earlier 1,733 14.5   Not computed 100 1.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,397 100.0
None 749 6.3   GROSS RENT    
1 3,461 29.0   Less than $200 217 9.1
2 4,320 36.2   $200 to $299 241 10.1
3 or more 3,411 28.6   $300 to $499 983 41.0
        $500 to $749 583 24.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 51 2.1
Utility Gas 159 1.3   $1,000 to $1,499 38 1.6
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 520 4.4   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 7,655 64.1   No cash rent 284 11.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,293 19.2   Median (dollars) 427 (X)
Coal or coke 6 0.1        
Wood 1,247 10.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 37 0.3   Less than 15 percent 608 25.4
No fuel used 24 0.2   15 to 19 percent 332 13.9
        20 to 24 percent 317 13.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 210 8.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 124 1.0   30 to 34 percent 84 3.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 95 0.8   35 percent or more 501 20.9
No telephone service 301 2.5   Not computed 345 14.4
 
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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