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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yakima 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 79,174 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 73,993 100.0
1-unit, detached 50,756 64.1   1.00 or less 63,483 85.8
1-unit, attached 2,481 3.1   1.01 to 1.50 4,433 6.0
2 units 3,597 4.5   1.51 or more 6,077 8.2
3 or 4 units 3,146 4.0        
5 to 9 units 2,387 3.0             Specified owner-occupied units 34,750 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,836 2.3   VALUE    
20 or more units 3,218 4.1   Less than $50,000 1,944 5.6
Mobile home 11,557 14.6   $50,000 to $99,999 12,198 35.1
Boat, RV, van, etc. 196 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 11,345 32.6
        $150,000 to $199,000 5,268 15.2
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 2,827 8.1
1999 to March 2000 1,330 1.7   $300,000 to $499,999 894 2.6
1995 to 1998 5,804 7.3   $500,000 to $999,999 242 0.7
1990 to 1994 5,725 7.2   $1,000,000 or more 32 0.1
1980 to 1989 9,364 11.8   Median (dollars) 113,800 (X)
1970 to 1979 17,125 21.6        
1960 to 1969 10,288 13.0   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 19,424 24.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 10,114 12.8   With a mortgage 23,493 67.6
             Less than $300 174 0.5
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 1,517 4.4
1 room 2,196 2.8        $500 to $699 3,769 10.8
2 rooms 6,305 8.0        $700 to $999 7,326 21.1
3 rooms 9,172 11.6        $1,000 to $1,499 7,325 21.1
4 rooms 12,479 15.8        $1,500 to $1,999 2,361 6.8
5 rooms 14,289 18.0        $2,000 or more 1,021 2.9
6 rooms 13,627 17.2        Median (dollars) 954 (X)
7 rooms 9,563 12.1   Not mortgaged 11,257 32.4
8 rooms 5,461 6.9        Median (dollars) 270 (X)
9 or more rooms 6,082 7.7        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 73,993 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 12,554 36.1
1999 to March 2000 15,501 20.9   15 to 19 percent 5,657 16.3
1995 to 1998 20,952 28.3   20 to 24 percent 4,836 13.9
1990 to 1994 12,636 17.1   25 to 29 percent 3,495 10.1
1980 to 1989 11,654 15.8   30 to 34 percent 2,325 6.7
1970 to 1979 7,252 9.8   35 percent or more 5,614 16.2
1969 or earlier 5,998 8.1   Not computed 269 0.8
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 25,731 100.0
None 5,701 7.7   GROSS RENT    
1 22,007 29.7   Less than $200 1,539 6.0
2 28,282 38.2   $200 to $299 1,491 5.8
3 or more 18,003 24.3   $300 to $499 7,342 28.5
        $500 to $749 9,214 35.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 3,038 11.8
Utility Gas 19,747 26.7   $1,000 to $1,499 946 3.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 2,316 3.1   $1,500 or more 242 0.9
Electricity 41,328 55.9   No cash rent 1,919 7.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 4,649 6.3   Median (dollars) 534 (X)
Coal or coke 100 0.1        
Wood 5,066 6.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 30 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 563 0.8   Less than 15 percent 3,628 14.1
No fuel used 194 0.3   15 to 19 percent 3,675 14.3
        20 to 24 percent 2,768 10.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 3,000 11.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 598 0.8   30 to 34 percent 2,027 7.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 862 1.2   35 percent or more 8,203 31.9
No telephone service 1,752 2.4   Not computed 2,430 9.4
 
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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