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Athens, AL

Limestone County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.789602     Longitude: -86.969424
Population 20,972 (2005)
Elevation of Athens, Alabama: 700 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0102956, place: Athens city, Alabama)

Total housing units: 8,492

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 6,100 (71.83%)
1-unit, attached: 138 (1.63%)
2 units: 255 (3%)
3 or 4 units: 282 (3.32%)
5 to 9 units: 697 (8.21%)
10 to 19 units: 341 (4.02%)
20 or more units: 431 (5.08%)
Mobile home.: 248 (2.92%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 0 (0%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 192 (2.26%)
1995 to 1998: 554 (6.52%)
1990 to 1994: 793 (9.34%)
1980 to 1989: 1,809 (21.3%)
1970 to 1979: 1,506 (17.73%)
1960 to 1969: 1,379 (16.24%)
1940 to 1959: 1,686 (19.85%)
1939 or earlier: 573 (6.75%)

ROOMS
1 room: 88 (1.04%)
2 rooms: 265 (3.12%)
3 rooms: 682 (8.03%)
4 rooms: 1,469 (17.3%)
5 rooms: 1,856 (21.86%)
6 rooms: 1,624 (19.12%)
7 rooms: 1,020 (12.01%)
8 rooms: 715 (8.42%)
9 or more rooms: 773 (9.1%)
Median (rooms): 5.4

Occupied housing units: 7,793

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 1,645 (21.11%)
1995 to 1998: 2,049 (26.29%)
1990 to 1994: 1,319 (16.93%)
1980 to 1989: 1,186 (15.22%)
1970 to 1979: 734 (9.42%)
1969 or earlier: 860 (11.04%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 743 (9.53%)
1: 2,535 (32.53%)
2: 2,807 (36.02%)
3 or more: 1,708 (21.92%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 2,043 (26.22%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 397 (5.09%)
Electricity: 5,202 (66.75%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 89 (1.14%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 13 (0.17%)
Solar energy: 6 (0.08%)
Other fuel: 18 (0.23%)
No fuel used: 25 (0.32%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 59 (0.76%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 43 (0.55%)
No telephone service: 374 (4.8%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 7,793 (100%)
1.00 or less: 7,601 (97.54%)
1.01 to 1.50: 118 (1.51%)
1.51 or more: 74 (0.95%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 4,530

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 647 (14.28%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 1,911 (42.19%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 946 (20.88%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 550 (12.14%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 324 (7.15%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 92 (2.03%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 33 (0.73%)
$1,000,000 or more: 27 (0.6%)
Median (dollars): $91,200

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 2,731 (60.29%)
--Less than $300: 83 (1.83%)
--$300 to $499: 355 (7.84%)
--$500 to $699: 621 (13.71%)
--$700 to $999: 673 (14.86%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 686 (15.14%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 158 (3.49%)
--$2,000 or more: 155 (3.42%)
--Median (dollars): $821
Not mortgaged: 1,799 (39.71%)
--Median (dollars): $224

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 2,057 (45.41%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 832 (18.37%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 568 (12.54%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 320 (7.06%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 183 (4.04%)
35.0 percent or more: 503 (11.1%)
Not computed: 67 (1.48%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 2,894

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 443 (15.31%)
$200 to $299: 246 (8.5%)
$300 to $499: 1,465 (50.62%)
$500 to $749: 474 (16.38%)
$750 to $999: 63 (2.18%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 17 (0.59%)
$1,500 or more: 0 (0%)
No cash rent: 186 (6.43%)
Median (dollars): $381

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 722 (24.95%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 442 (15.27%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 292 (10.09%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 333 (11.51%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 214 (7.39%)
35.0 percent or more: 609 (21.04%)
Not computed: 282 (9.74%)

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