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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kanawha 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 93,788 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 86,226 100.0
1-unit, detached 64,846 69.1   1.00 or less 85,335 99.0
1-unit, attached 1,668 1.8   1.01 to 1.50 705 0.8
2 units 3,097 3.3   1.51 or more 186 0.2
3 or 4 units 4,776 5.1        
5 to 9 units 3,396 3.6             Specified owner-occupied units 48,941 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,965 2.1   VALUE    
20 or more units 3,560 3.8   Less than $50,000 9,027 18.4
Mobile home 10,458 11.2   $50,000 to $99,999 23,625 48.3
Boat, RV, van, etc. 22 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 9,412 19.2
        $150,000 to $199,000 3,602 7.4
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,956 4.0
1999 to March 2000 1,088 1.2   $300,000 to $499,999 1,039 2.1
1995 to 1998 4,161 4.4   $500,000 to $999,999 215 0.4
1990 to 1994 4,152 4.4   $1,000,000 or more 65 0.1
1980 to 1989 10,553 11.3   Median (dollars) 80,700 (X)
1970 to 1979 15,535 16.6        
1960 to 1969 12,388 13.2   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 31,457 33.5    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 14,454 15.4   With a mortgage 27,305 55.8
             Less than $300 328 0.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 3,519 7.2
1 room 530 0.6        $500 to $699 7,250 14.8
2 rooms 1,771 1.9        $700 to $999 8,679 17.7
3 rooms 6,274 6.7        $1,000 to $1,499 4,842 9.9
4 rooms 15,841 16.9        $1,500 to $1,999 1,475 3.0
5 rooms 22,494 24.0        $2,000 or more 1,212 2.5
6 rooms 18,830 20.1        Median (dollars) 769 (X)
7 rooms 12,560 13.4   Not mortgaged 21,636 44.2
8 rooms 8,066 8.6        Median (dollars) 209 (X)
9 or more rooms 7,422 7.9        
Median (rooms) 5.5 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 86,226 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 25,506 52.1
1999 to March 2000 13,399 15.5   15 to 19 percent 8,149 16.7
1995 to 1998 21,151 24.5   20 to 24 percent 5,119 10.5
1990 to 1994 13,270 15.4   25 to 29 percent 2,891 5.9
1980 to 1989 14,014 16.3   30 to 34 percent 1,920 3.9
1970 to 1979 11,047 12.8   35 percent or more 4,763 9.7
1969 or earlier 13,345 15.5   Not computed 593 1.2
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 25,376 100.0
None 11,220 13.0   GROSS RENT    
1 32,877 38.1   Less than $200 2,611 10.3
2 31,912 37.0   $200 to $299 2,303 9.1
3 or more 10,217 11.8   $300 to $499 9,757 38.4
        $500 to $749 6,618 26.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,005 4.0
Utility Gas 53,392 61.9   $1,000 to $1,499 322 1.3
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 1,140 1.3   $1,500 or more 80 0.3
Electricity 29,798 34.6   No cash rent 2,680 10.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 517 0.6   Median (dollars) 444 (X)
Coal or coke 90 0.1        
Wood 784 0.9   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 23 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 318 0.4   Less than 15 percent 5,690 22.4
No fuel used 164 0.2   15 to 19 percent 3,203 12.6
        20 to 24 percent 2,750 10.8
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 2,122 8.4
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 494 0.6   30 to 34 percent 1,858 7.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 341 0.4   35 percent or more 6,444 25.4
No telephone service 2,972 3.4   Not computed 3,309 13.0
 
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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