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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wise 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 17,792 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 16,013 100.0
1-unit, detached 10,898 61.3   1.00 or less 15,797 98.7
1-unit, attached 144 0.8   1.01 to 1.50 193 1.2
2 units 239 1.3   1.51 or more 23 0.1
3 or 4 units 355 2.0        
5 to 9 units 474 2.7             Specified owner-occupied units 7,744 100.0
10 to 19 units 168 0.9   VALUE    
20 or more units 177 1.0   Less than $50,000 2,659 34.3
Mobile home 5,281 29.7   $50,000 to $99,999 3,593 46.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 56 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,018 13.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 269 3.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 149 1.9
1999 to March 2000 380 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 28 0.4
1995 to 1998 1,417 8.0   $500,000 to $999,999 14 0.2
1990 to 1994 1,379 7.8   $1,000,000 or more 14 0.2
1980 to 1989 3,156 17.7   Median (dollars) 65,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 4,401 24.7        
1960 to 1969 1,551 8.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,200 18.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 2,308 13.0   With a mortgage 3,599 46.5
             Less than $300 83 1.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 648 8.4
1 room 41 0.2        $500 to $699 1,058 13.7
2 rooms 200 1.1        $700 to $999 1,104 14.3
3 rooms 914 5.1        $1,000 to $1,499 581 7.5
4 rooms 3,496 19.6        $1,500 to $1,999 105 1.4
5 rooms 5,095 28.6        $2,000 or more 20 0.3
6 rooms 3,712 20.9        Median (dollars) 703 (X)
7 rooms 2,283 12.8   Not mortgaged 4,145 53.5
8 rooms 1,143 6.4        Median (dollars) 195 (X)
9 or more rooms 908 5.1        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 16,013 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,965 51.2
1999 to March 2000 2,241 14.0   15 to 19 percent 1,139 14.7
1995 to 1998 4,026 25.1   20 to 24 percent 795 10.3
1990 to 1994 2,258 14.1   25 to 29 percent 490 6.3
1980 to 1989 2,966 18.5   30 to 34 percent 269 3.5
1970 to 1979 2,521 15.7   35 percent or more 980 12.7
1969 or earlier 2,001 12.5   Not computed 106 1.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 3,904 100.0
None 1,689 10.5   GROSS RENT    
1 5,107 31.9   Less than $200 454 11.6
2 6,182 38.6   $200 to $299 704 18.0
3 or more 3,035 19.0   $300 to $499 1,552 39.8
        $500 to $749 413 10.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 54 1.4
Utility Gas 38 0.2   $1,000 to $1,499 26 0.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 412 2.6   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 12,138 75.8   No cash rent 701 18.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,338 14.6   Median (dollars) 353 (X)
Coal or coke 635 4.0        
Wood 381 2.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 59 0.4   Less than 15 percent 787 20.2
No fuel used 12 0.1   15 to 19 percent 441 11.3
        20 to 24 percent 285 7.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 305 7.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 112 0.7   30 to 34 percent 234 6.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 44 0.3   35 percent or more 1,041 26.7
No telephone service 796 5.0   Not computed 811 20.8
 
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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