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DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McDowell 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 13,582 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 11,169 100.0
1-unit, detached 9,201 67.7   1.00 or less 10,954 98.1
1-unit, attached 232 1.7   1.01 to 1.50 167 1.5
2 units 175 1.3   1.51 or more 48 0.4
3 or 4 units 123 0.9        
5 to 9 units 146 1.1             Specified owner-occupied units 5,959 100.0
10 to 19 units 107 0.8   VALUE    
20 or more units 177 1.3   Less than $50,000 4,973 83.5
Mobile home 3,395 25.0   $50,000 to $99,999 859 14.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 26 0.2   $100,000 to $149,999 91 1.5
        $150,000 to $199,000 31 0.5
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 5 0.1
1999 to March 2000 93 0.7   $300,000 to $499,999 0 0.0
1995 to 1998 422 3.1   $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0
1990 to 1994 616 4.5   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,502 11.1   Median (dollars) 22,600 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,284 16.8        
1960 to 1969 1,007 7.4   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 3,607 26.6    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 4,051 29.8   With a mortgage 1,391 23.3
             Less than $300 220 3.7
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 558 9.4
1 room 55 0.4        $500 to $699 393 6.6
2 rooms 140 1.0        $700 to $999 157 2.6
3 rooms 616 4.5        $1,000 to $1,499 58 1.0
4 rooms 2,875 21.2        $1,500 to $1,999 3 0.1
5 rooms 3,682 27.1        $2,000 or more 2 0.0
6 rooms 3,107 22.9        Median (dollars) 462 (X)
7 rooms 1,467 10.8   Not mortgaged 4,568 76.7
8 rooms 936 6.9        Median (dollars) 184 (X)
9 or more rooms 704 5.2        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 11,169 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 3,199 53.7
1999 to March 2000 1,014 9.1   15 to 19 percent 723 12.1
1995 to 1998 2,255 20.2   20 to 24 percent 430 7.2
1990 to 1994 1,894 17.0   25 to 29 percent 297 5.0
1980 to 1989 2,050 18.4   30 to 34 percent 201 3.4
1970 to 1979 1,806 16.2   35 percent or more 907 15.2
1969 or earlier 2,150 19.2   Not computed 202 3.4
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 2,186 100.0
None 2,028 18.2   GROSS RENT    
1 4,590 41.1   Less than $200 453 20.7
2 3,450 30.9   $200 to $299 479 21.9
3 or more 1,101 9.9   $300 to $499 467 21.4
        $500 to $749 51 2.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 5 0.2
Utility Gas 1,067 9.6   $1,000 to $1,499 4 0.2
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 648 5.8   $1,500 or more 0 0.0
Electricity 4,902 43.9   No cash rent 727 33.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,079 18.6   Median (dollars) 260 (X)
Coal or coke 2,133 19.1        
Wood 202 1.8   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 6 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 82 0.7   Less than 15 percent 307 14.0
No fuel used 50 0.4   15 to 19 percent 143 6.5
        20 to 24 percent 141 6.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 135 6.2
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 186 1.7   30 to 34 percent 110 5.0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 125 1.1   35 percent or more 566 25.9
No telephone service 1,464 13.1   Not computed 784 35.9
 
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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