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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: King 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 742,237 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 710,916 100.0
1-unit, detached 423,328 57.0   1.00 or less 676,318 95.1
1-unit, attached 23,838 3.2   1.01 to 1.50 16,841 2.4
2 units 15,831 2.1   1.51 or more 17,757 2.5
3 or 4 units 31,428 4.2        
5 to 9 units 49,573 6.7             Specified owner-occupied units 355,508 100.0
10 to 19 units 57,782 7.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 120,380 16.2   Less than $50,000 2,440 0.7
Mobile home 18,539 2.5   $50,000 to $99,999 7,007 2.0
Boat, RV, van, etc. 1,538 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 42,360 11.9
        $150,000 to $199,000 78,262 22.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 115,359 32.4
1999 to March 2000 15,525 2.1   $300,000 to $499,999 77,165 21.7
1995 to 1998 47,065 6.3   $500,000 to $999,999 27,361 7.7
1990 to 1994 61,077 8.2   $1,000,000 or more 5,554 1.6
1980 to 1989 128,514 17.3   Median (dollars) 236,900 (X)
1970 to 1979 127,095 17.1        
1960 to 1969 114,611 15.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 139,605 18.8    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 108,745 14.7   With a mortgage 276,258 77.7
             Less than $300 308 0.1
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 2,826 0.8
1 room 33,217 4.5        $500 to $699 8,352 2.3
2 rooms 56,262 7.6        $700 to $999 29,713 8.4
3 rooms 92,103 12.4        $1,000 to $1,499 94,518 26.6
4 rooms 108,289 14.6        $1,500 to $1,999 74,639 21.0
5 rooms 107,459 14.5        $2,000 or more 65,902 18.5
6 rooms 99,323 13.4        Median (dollars) 1,514 (X)
7 rooms 86,686 11.7   Not mortgaged 79,250 22.3
8 rooms 70,338 9.5        Median (dollars) 418 (X)
9 or more rooms 88,560 11.9        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 710,916 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 103,397 29.1
1999 to March 2000 171,652 24.1   15 to 19 percent 58,550 16.5
1995 to 1998 222,692 31.3   20 to 24 percent 53,764 15.1
1990 to 1994 108,874 15.3   25 to 29 percent 41,777 11.8
1980 to 1989 103,960 14.6   30 to 34 percent 28,531 8.0
1970 to 1979 54,926 7.7   35 percent or more 67,813 19.1
1969 or earlier 48,812 6.9   Not computed 1,676 0.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 284,847 100.0
None 66,244 9.3   GROSS RENT    
1 251,637 35.4   Less than $200 10,934 3.8
2 266,665 37.5   $200 to $299 7,152 2.5
3 or more 126,370 17.8   $300 to $499 23,668 8.3
        $500 to $749 94,931 33.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 78,106 27.4
Utility Gas 306,189 43.1   $1,000 to $1,499 48,996 17.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 9,817 1.4   $1,500 or more 15,362 5.4
Electricity 322,601 45.4   No cash rent 5,698 2.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 58,453 8.2   Median (dollars) 758 (X)
Coal or coke 58 0.0        
Wood 8,061 1.1   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 82 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 4,008 0.6   Less than 15 percent 43,241 15.2
No fuel used 1,647 0.2   15 to 19 percent 43,909 15.4
        20 to 24 percent 42,320 14.9
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 34,666 12.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 3,662 0.5   30 to 34 percent 24,838 8.7
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 5,063 0.7   35 percent or more 84,770 29.8
No telephone service 6,341 0.9   Not computed 11,103 3.9
 
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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