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Affordability and Availability of Rental Housing in Pennsylvania

Chapter 2: Housing Characteristics in Pennsylvania and Neighboring States in 2000
Charts and Tables

Tables

Charts

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Table 1: Occupied Housing Units by State
 
Total Occupied Housing Units
Owner-Occupied Units
Renter-Occupied Units
% That Are Renter-Occupied
United States
105,480,101
69,816,513
35,663,588
33.8%
New York
7,056,860
3,739,247
3,317,613
47.0%
New Jersey
3,064,645
2,011,298
1,053,347
34.4%
Maryland
1,980,859
1,341,594
639,265
32.3%
Ohio
4,445,773
3,072,514
1,373,259
30.9%
Pennsylvania
4,777,003
3,406,167
1,370,836
28.7%
Delaware
298,736
216,046
82,690
27.7%
West Virginia
736,481
553,626
182,855
24.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table H17, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Table 2: Median Household Income in 1999 by Tenure
 
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Households
Renter Households
Renter Income as Percentage of Owner Income
United States
$41,851
$51,323
$27,362
53%
West Virginia
$29,663
$34,632
$16,794
48%
New York
$43,070
$58,956
$28,851
49%
New Jersey
$54,820
$68,770
$34,103
50%
Maryland
$52,640
$64,860
$32,351
50%
Ohio
$40,846
$50,093
$25,116
50%
Pennsylvania
$39,987
$47,611
$24,601
52%
Delaware
$47,012
$54,951
$30,429
55%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table HCT12, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=enExternal Link

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Table 3: Median Year Structure Was Built
 
Total Occupied Housing Units
Owner-Occupied Units
Renter-Occupied Units
United States
1971
1971
1969
New York
1954
1956
1952
Pennsylvania
1957
1958
1955
New Jersey
1962
1962
1960
Ohio
1962
1962
1964
West Virginia
1969
1970
1966
Maryland
1971
1972
1969
Delaware
1972
1974
1970

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table H37, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Table 4: Quality Measures for Renter Households
 
Total Renter-Occupied Households
% Lacking Complete Plumbing
% Lacking Complete Kitchen
% Overcrowded
% Overcrowded and Lacking Complete Plumbing
United States
35,663,588
1.0%
1.3%
11.0%
0.2%
Delaware
82,690
0.7%
0.9%
6.7%
0.1%
Maryland
639,265
0.7%
0.9%
7.8%
0.1%
New Jersey
1,053,347
1.1%
1.3%
11.0%
0.3%
New York
3,317,613
1.3%
1.4%
13.6%
0.4%
Ohio
1,373,259
0.6%
1.1%
3.3%
0.1%
Pennsylvania
1,370,836
0.8%
1.2%
4.0%
0.1%
West Virginia
182,855
1.3%
1.1%
2.3%
0.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Tables H20, H22, H48, and H51, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=enExternal Link

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Table 5: Population Changes Between 1990 and 2006
 
Total Population 2000
Population Change Between 1990-2000
Population Change Between 2000-2006
Population Change Between 1990-2006
United States
281,421,906
13%
6%
20%
Delaware
783,600
18%
9%
28%
Maryland
5,296,486
11%
6%
17%
New Jersey
8,414,350
9%
3%
12%
New York
18,976,457
5%
2%
8%
Ohio
11,353,140
5%
1%
6%
Pennsylvania
12,281,054
3%
1%
4%
West Virginia
1,808,344
1%
0%
1%

Source: Three data sets from the U.S. Census Bureau: 1) “1990 Census – Summary File 3”; 2) “2000 Census – Summary File 3”; and 3) “2008 Population Estimates” of 2006 data, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Table 6: Housing Unit Changes Between 1990 and 2005-2007
 
Housing Units in 2000
% Change 1990 to 2000
% Change 2000 to 2005-2007
% Change 1990 to 2005-2007
 
Total Housing Units24
Renter-Occupied Units
Total Housing Units
Renter-Occupied Units
Total Housing Units
Renter-Occupied Units
Total Housing Units
Renter-Occupied Units
United States
115,904,641
35,663,588
13%
8%
9%
2%
23%
11%
Delaware
343,072
82,690
18%
12%
11%
3%
32%
16%
Maryland
2,145,283
639,265
13%
5%
7%
0%
21%
4%
New Jersey
3,310,275
1,053,347
8%
7%
5%
-3%
13%
4%
Pennsylvania
5,249,750
1,370,836
6%
4%
4%
0%
10%
4%
West Virginia
844,623
182,855
8%
2%
4%
2%
12%
4%
Ohio
4,783,051
1,373,259
9%
3%
5%
-2%
15%
1%
New York
7,679,307
3,317,613
6%
5%
3%
-5%
9%
-1%

Source: Three data sets from the U.S. Census Bureau: 1) “1990 Census – Summary File 3”; 2) “2000 Census – Summary File 3”; and 3) “2005-2007 American Community Survey Three Year Estimates,” http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Chart 1: Renter-Occupied Units: Year Structure Built

Renter-Occupied Units: Year Structure Built

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table H36, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Chart 2: Renter Households by Age

Renter Households by Age

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table H14, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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Chart 3: Renter-Occupied Units by Structure Size

Renter-Occupied Units by Structure Size

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “2000 Census – Summary File 3,” Table H32, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en External Link

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  • 24 Total housing units include owner-occupied, renter-occupied, and vacant units.
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