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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 4,653 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 4,126 100.0
1-unit, detached 3,186 68.5   1.00 or less 3,992 96.8
1-unit, attached 35 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 85 2.1
2 units 68 1.5   1.51 or more 49 1.2
3 or 4 units 60 1.3        
5 to 9 units 100 2.1             Specified owner-occupied units 1,859 100.0
10 to 19 units 13 0.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 75 1.6   Less than $50,000 508 27.3
Mobile home 1,116 24.0   $50,000 to $99,999 965 51.9
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 292 15.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 78 4.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 16 0.9
1999 to March 2000 57 1.2   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 268 5.8   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 354 7.6   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 696 15.0   Median (dollars) 71,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 942 20.2        
1960 to 1969 758 16.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 891 19.1    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 687 14.8   With a mortgage 961 51.7
             Less than $300 16 0.9
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 163 8.8
1 room 49 1.1        $500 to $699 240 12.9
2 rooms 26 0.6        $700 to $999 298 16.0
3 rooms 207 4.4        $1,000 to $1,499 206 11.1
4 rooms 778 16.7        $1,500 to $1,999 26 1.4
5 rooms 1,227 26.4        $2,000 or more 12 0.6
6 rooms 1,006 21.6        Median (dollars) 744 (X)
7 rooms 678 14.6   Not mortgaged 898 48.3
8 rooms 404 8.7        Median (dollars) 246 (X)
9 or more rooms 278 6.0        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 4,126 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 857 46.1
1999 to March 2000 600 14.5   15 to 19 percent 291 15.7
1995 to 1998 901 21.8   20 to 24 percent 166 8.9
1990 to 1994 630 15.3   25 to 29 percent 132 7.1
1980 to 1989 558 13.5   30 to 34 percent 99 5.3
1970 to 1979 584 14.2   35 percent or more 282 15.2
1969 or earlier 853 20.7   Not computed 32 1.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,130 100.0
None 561 13.6   GROSS RENT    
1 1,336 32.4   Less than $200 73 6.5
2 1,304 31.6   $200 to $299 111 9.8
3 or more 925 22.4   $300 to $499 381 33.7
        $500 to $749 290 25.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 55 4.9
Utility Gas 26 0.6   $1,000 to $1,499 6 0.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 921 22.3   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 1,734 42.0   No cash rent 214 18.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,165 28.2   Median (dollars) 434 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 261 6.3   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 16 0.4   Less than 15 percent 182 16.1
No fuel used 3 0.1   15 to 19 percent 135 11.9
        20 to 24 percent 139 12.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 59 5.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 116 2.8   30 to 34 percent 68 6.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 75 1.8   35 percent or more 280 24.8
No telephone service 370 9.0   Not computed 267 23.6
 
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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