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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Galax city
[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 3,217 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 2,950 100.0
1-unit, detached 2,121 65.9   1.00 or less 2,786 94.4
1-unit, attached 53 1.6   1.01 to 1.50 91 3.1
2 units 168 5.2   1.51 or more 73 2.5
3 or 4 units 117 3.6        
5 to 9 units 139 4.3             Specified owner-occupied units 1,612 100.0
10 to 19 units 202 6.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 58 1.8   Less than $50,000 535 33.2
Mobile home 359 11.2   $50,000 to $99,999 841 52.2
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 108 6.7
        $150,000 to $199,000 70 4.3
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 49 3.0
1999 to March 2000 66 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 139 4.3   $500,000 to $999,999 9 0.6
1990 to 1994 209 6.5   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 429 13.3   Median (dollars) 70,300 (X)
1970 to 1979 650 20.2        
1960 to 1969 492 15.3   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 804 25.0    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 428 13.3   With a mortgage 820 50.9
             Less than $300 42 2.6
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 166 10.3
1 room 37 1.2        $500 to $699 262 16.3
2 rooms 156 4.8        $700 to $999 249 15.4
3 rooms 306 9.5        $1,000 to $1,499 94 5.8
4 rooms 631 19.6        $1,500 to $1,999 7 0.4
5 rooms 867 27.0        $2,000 or more 0 0.0
6 rooms 433 13.5        Median (dollars) 650 (X)
7 rooms 395 12.3   Not mortgaged 792 49.1
8 rooms 244 7.6        Median (dollars) 196 (X)
9 or more rooms 148 4.6        
Median (rooms) 5.1 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 2,950 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 848 52.6
1999 to March 2000 565 19.2   15 to 19 percent 264 16.4
1995 to 1998 690 23.4   20 to 24 percent 157 9.7
1990 to 1994 449 15.2   25 to 29 percent 64 4.0
1980 to 1989 443 15.0   30 to 34 percent 52 3.2
1970 to 1979 352 11.9   35 percent or more 219 13.6
1969 or earlier 451 15.3   Not computed 8 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 1,001 100.0
None 445 15.1   GROSS RENT    
1 1,176 39.9   Less than $200 174 17.4
2 900 30.5   $200 to $299 181 18.1
3 or more 429 14.5   $300 to $499 462 46.2
        $500 to $749 78 7.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 16 1.6
Utility Gas 28 0.9   $1,000 to $1,499 0 0.0
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 133 4.5   $1,500 or more 7 0.7
Electricity 1,366 46.3   No cash rent 83 8.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,292 43.8   Median (dollars) 346 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 131 4.4   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 0 0.0   Less than 15 percent 248 24.8
No fuel used 0 0.0   15 to 19 percent 78 7.8
        20 to 24 percent 123 12.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 111 11.1
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 32 1.1   30 to 34 percent 82 8.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 9 0.3   35 percent or more 250 25.0
No telephone service 246 8.3   Not computed 109 10.9
 
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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