DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Public And Individual Assistance Area - Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi
[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 1,804,785 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 1,617,020 100.0
1-unit, detached 1,156,733 64.1   1.00 or less 1,535,057 94.9
1-unit, attached 67,494 3.7   1.01 to 1.50 54,289 3.4
2 units 70,155 3.9   1.51 or more 27,674 1.7
3 or 4 units 81,940 4.5        
5 to 9 units 59,116 3.3             Specified owner-occupied units 867,535 100.0
10 to 19 units 42,941 2.4   VALUE    
20 or more units 101,392 5.6   Less than $50,000 133,356 15.4
Mobile home 220,019 12.2   $50,000 to $99,999 380,274 43.8
Boat, RV, van, etc. 4,995 0.3   $100,000 to $149,999 186,000 21.4
        $150,000 to $199,000 85,395 9.8
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 52,344 6.0
1999 to March 2000 46,364 2.6   $300,000 to $499,999 21,621 2.5
1995 to 1998 142,602 7.9   $500,000 to $999,999 6,826 0.8
1990 to 1994 118,651 6.6   $1,000,000 or more 1,719 0.2
1980 to 1989 328,849 18.2   Median (dollars) 89,587 (X)
1970 to 1979 403,131 22.3        
1960 to 1969 282,603 15.7   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 332,258 18.4    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 150,327 8.3   With a mortgage 540,778 62.3
             Less than $300 7,290 0.8
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 54,476 6.3
1 room 22,924 1.3        $500 to $699 119,542 13.8
2 rooms 73,780 4.1        $700 to $999 176,998 20.4
3 rooms 169,348 9.4        $1,000 to $1,499 124,370 14.3
4 rooms 315,853 17.5        $1,500 to $1,999 35,208 4.1
5 rooms 441,943 24.5        $2,000 or more 22,894 2.6
6 rooms 356,546 19.8        Median (dollars) 828 (X)
7 rooms 211,574 11.7   Not mortgaged 326,757 37.7
8 rooms 117,048 6.5        Median (dollars) 246 (X)
9 or more rooms 95,769 5.3        
Median (rooms) 5.2 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 1,617,020 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 384,445 44.3
1999 to March 2000 310,022 19.2   15 to 19 percent 140,742 16.2
1995 to 1998 442,757 27.4   20 to 24 percent 98,670 11.4
1990 to 1994 257,065 15.9   25 to 29 percent 62,707 7.2
1980 to 1989 243,510 15.1   30 to 34 percent 41,243 4.8
1970 to 1979 185,015 11.4   35 percent or more 126,604 14.6
1969 or earlier 178,651 11.0   Not computed 13,124 1.5
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 500,781 100.0
None 170,222 10.5   GROSS RENT    
1 589,308 36.4   Less than $200 36,586 7.3
2 624,817 38.6   $200 to $299 38,652 7.7
3 or more 232,673 14.4   $300 to $499 166,472 33.2
        $500 to $749 158,969 31.7
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 40,727 8.1
Utility Gas 701,213 43.4   $1,000 to $1,499 12,741 2.5
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 76,041 4.7   $1,500 or more 3,680 0.7
Electricity 820,455 50.7   No cash rent 42,954 8.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,300 0.1   Median (dollars) 478 (X)
Coal or coke 100 0.0        
Wood 9,568 0.6   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 278 0.0    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 1,300 0.1   Less than 15 percent 93,117 18.6
No fuel used 5,765 0.4   15 to 19 percent 64,426 12.9
        20 to 24 percent 56,105 11.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 43,967 8.8
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 10,021 0.6   30 to 34 percent 32,093 6.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 9,759 0.6   35 percent or more 150,015 30.0
No telephone service 64,328 4.0   Not computed 61,058 12.2
 
Date: September 7, 2005
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.