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Decatur, IL

Macon County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.851636     Longitude: -88.944228
Population 77,836 (2005)
Elevation of Decatur, Illinois: 716 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1718823, place: Decatur city, Illinois)

Total housing units: 37,257

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 27,100 (72.74%)
1-unit, attached: 444 (1.19%)
2 units: 716 (1.92%)
3 or 4 units: 1,320 (3.54%)
5 to 9 units: 1,822 (4.89%)
10 to 19 units: 1,686 (4.53%)
20 or more units: 2,267 (6.08%)
Mobile home.: 1,894 (5.08%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 8 (0.02%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 58 (0.16%)
1995 to 1998: 1,065 (2.86%)
1990 to 1994: 905 (2.43%)
1980 to 1989: 2,661 (7.14%)
1970 to 1979: 6,424 (17.24%)
1960 to 1969: 5,633 (15.12%)
1940 to 1959: 12,347 (33.14%)
1939 or earlier: 8,164 (21.91%)

ROOMS
1 room: 236 (0.63%)
2 rooms: 1,030 (2.76%)
3 rooms: 3,537 (9.49%)
4 rooms: 6,702 (17.99%)
5 rooms: 9,223 (24.76%)
6 rooms: 6,811 (18.28%)
7 rooms: 4,306 (11.56%)
8 rooms: 3,109 (8.34%)
9 or more rooms: 2,303 (6.18%)
Median (rooms): 5.3

Occupied housing units: 34,126

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 7,100 (20.81%)
1995 to 1998: 9,338 (27.36%)
1990 to 1994: 5,061 (14.83%)
1980 to 1989: 4,904 (14.37%)
1970 to 1979: 3,552 (10.41%)
1969 or earlier: 4,171 (12.22%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 3,527 (10.34%)
1: 13,658 (40.02%)
2: 12,603 (36.93%)
3 or more: 4,338 (12.71%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 27,674 (81.09%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 281 (0.82%)
Electricity: 5,902 (17.29%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 6 (0.02%)
Coal or coke: 7 (0.02%)
Wood: 45 (0.13%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 150 (0.44%)
No fuel used: 61 (0.18%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 115 (0.34%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 115 (0.34%)
No telephone service: 1,922 (5.63%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 34,126 (100%)
1.00 or less: 33,556 (98.33%)
1.01 to 1.50: 431 (1.26%)
1.51 or more: 139 (0.41%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 20,518

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 7,548 (36.79%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 9,213 (44.9%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 2,399 (11.69%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 856 (4.17%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 330 (1.61%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 137 (0.67%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 27 (0.13%)
$1,000,000 or more: 8 (0.04%)
Median (dollars): $63,200

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 12,345 (60.17%)
--Less than $300: 202 (0.98%)
--$300 to $499: 2,186 (10.65%)
--$500 to $699: 3,603 (17.56%)
--$700 to $999: 3,384 (16.49%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 2,269 (11.06%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 505 (2.46%)
--$2,000 or more: 196 (0.96%)
--Median (dollars): $712
Not mortgaged: 8,173 (39.83%)
--Median (dollars): $276

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 10,015 (48.81%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 3,564 (17.37%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 2,291 (11.17%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 1,316 (6.41%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 854 (4.16%)
35.0 percent or more: 2,282 (11.12%)
Not computed: 196 (0.96%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 11,444

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 1,118 (9.77%)
$200 to $299: 1,064 (9.3%)
$300 to $499: 4,616 (40.34%)
$500 to $749: 3,483 (30.44%)
$750 to $999: 552 (4.82%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 164 (1.43%)
$1,500 or more: 25 (0.22%)
No cash rent: 422 (3.69%)
Median (dollars): $447

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 2,402 (20.99%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 1,615 (14.11%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 1,359 (11.88%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 1,103 (9.64%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 907 (7.93%)
35.0 percent or more: 3,294 (28.78%)
Not computed: 764 (6.68%)

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