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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wahkiakum 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 1,792 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,553 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,240 69.2   1.00 or less 1,512 97.4
1-unit, attached 10 0.6   1.01 to 1.50 26 1.7
2 units 22 1.2   1.51 or more 15 1.0
3 or 4 units 18 1.0        
5 to 9 units 21 1.2             Specified owner-occupied units 758 100.0
10 to 19 units 23 1.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 0 0.0   Less than $50,000 24 3.2
Mobile home 427 23.8   $50,000 to $99,999 165 21.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 31 1.7   $100,000 to $149,999 201 26.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 198 26.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 112 14.8
1999 to March 2000 51 2.8   $300,000 to $499,999 34 4.5
1995 to 1998 146 8.1   $500,000 to $999,999 16 2.1
1990 to 1994 130 7.3   $1,000,000 or more 8 1.1
1980 to 1989 155 8.6   Median (dollars) 147,500 (X)
1970 to 1979 393 21.9        
1960 to 1969 162 9.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 345 19.3    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 410 22.9   With a mortgage 428 56.5
             Less than $300 2 0.3
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 20 2.6
1 room 40 2.2        $500 to $699 62 8.2
2 rooms 42 2.3        $700 to $999 107 14.1
3 rooms 133 7.4        $1,000 to $1,499 184 24.3
4 rooms 275 15.3        $1,500 to $1,999 32 4.2
5 rooms 328 18.3        $2,000 or more 21 2.8
6 rooms 364 20.3        Median (dollars) 1,046 (X)
7 rooms 301 16.8   Not mortgaged 330 43.5
8 rooms 141 7.9        Median (dollars) 284 (X)
9 or more rooms 168 9.4        
Median (rooms) 5.7 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,553 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 343 45.3
1999 to March 2000 270 17.4   15 to 19 percent 134 17.7
1995 to 1998 376 24.2   20 to 24 percent 107 14.1
1990 to 1994 293 18.9   25 to 29 percent 41 5.4
1980 to 1989 253 16.3   30 to 34 percent 47 6.2
1970 to 1979 229 14.7   35 percent or more 86 11.3
1969 or earlier 132 8.5   Not computed 0 0.0
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 306 100.0
None 69 4.4   GROSS RENT    
1 361 23.2   Less than $200 14 4.6
2 680 43.8   $200 to $299 16 5.2
3 or more 443 28.5   $300 to $499 92 30.1
        $500 to $749 82 26.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 44 14.4
Utility Gas 3 0.2   $1,000 to $1,499 9 2.9
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 152 9.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 855 55.1   No cash rent 49 16.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 129 8.3   Median (dollars) 519 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 398 25.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 0 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 12 0.8   Less than 15 percent 68 22.2
No fuel used 4 0.3   15 to 19 percent 34 11.1
        20 to 24 percent 55 18.0
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 7 2.3
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 22 1.4   30 to 34 percent 8 2.6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 10 0.6   35 percent or more 82 26.8
No telephone service 24 1.5   Not computed 52 17.0
 
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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