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General Population and Housing Characteristics: 1990 -- Cleveland-Akron-Lorain, OH



D-5. Housing Characteristics: 1990


Subject


Number

 

 

                    Total housing units

1,122,697

 

 

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

 

    1989 to March 1990

14,790

    1985 to 1988

41,791

    1980 to 1984

44,077

    1970 to 1979

173,338

    1960 to 1969

192,720

    1950 to 1959

225,688

    1940 to 1949

132,639

    1939 or earlier

297,654

 

 

BEDROOMS

 

    No bedroom

11,862

    1 bedroom

126,526

    2 bedrooms

304,277

    3 bedrooms

461,142

    4 bedrooms

182,357

    5 or more bedrooms

36,533

 

 

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

 

    Lacking complete plumbing facilities

4,788

    Lacking complete kitchen facilities

6,690

    Condominium housing units

44,190

 

 

SOURCE OF WATER

 

    Public system or private company

1,005,999

    Individual drilled well

101,365

    Individual dug well

8,324

    Some other source

7,009

 

 

SEWAGE DISPOSAL

 

    Public sewer

980,057

    Septic tank or cesspool

138,735

    Other means

3,905

 

 

                    Occupied housing units

1,057,653

 

 

HOUSE HEATING FUEL

 

    Utility gas

874,445

    Bottled, tank, or LP gas

15,170

    Electricity

101,348

    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

43,402

    Coal or coke

968

    Wood

7,969

    Solar energy

106

    Other fuel

10,458

    No fuel used

3,787

 

 

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

 

    1989 to March 1990

174,510

    1985 to 1988

282,464

    1980 to 1984

135,508

    1970 to 1979

214,587

    1960 to 1969

130,596

    1959 or earlier

119,988

 

 

TELEPHONE

 

    No telephone in unit

37,682

 

 

VEHICLES AVAILABLE

 

    None

131,506

    1

362,038

    2

389,154

    3 or more

174,955

 

 

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

 

                    Specified owner-occupied housing units

613,559

    With a mortgage

391,576

          Less than $300

12,120

          $300 to $499

82,142

          $500 to $699

113,812

          $700 to $999

113,335

          $1,000 to $1,499

50,973

          $1,500 to $1,999

12,097

          $2,000 or more

7,097

 

 

          Median (dollars)

678

 

 

    Not mortgaged

221,983

          Less than $100

3,480

          $100 to 199

71,356

          $200 to $299

103,193

          $300 to $399

30,555

          $400 or more

13,399

 

 

          Median (dollars)

229

 

 

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

 

                    Specified owner-occupied housing units

613,559

    Less than 20 percent

376,041

    20 to 24 percent

87,689

    25 to 29 percent

54,280

    30 to 34 percent

29,718

    35 percent or more

63,250

    Not computed

2,581

 

 

GROSS RENT

 

                    Specified renter-occupied housing units

346,638

    Less than $200

39,546

    $200 to $299

44,142

    $300 to $499

165,340

    $500 to $749

73,134

    $750 to $999

9,918

    $1,000 or more

3,895

    No cash rent

10,663

 

 

    Median (dollars)

401

 

 

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

 

                    Specified renter-occupied housing units

346,638

    Less than 20 percent

109,169

    20 to 24 percent

46,007

    25 to 29 percent

37,965

    30 to 34 percent

26,412

    35 percent or more

110,179

    Not computed

16,906


U.S. Census Bureau


 

Consider These Questions

Background

 

1. What information is missing from this report that would make it more useful in completing a community assessment? What kinds of things don't you know after reading it?

2. Would it be possible (and practical) to obtain this kind of information through the census instrument?




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