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North Carolina > All counties > Catawba County > Hickory City
Hickory, NC

City
Population 2000: 37,222
Square miles: 28.07



2000 CENSUS DATA
HICKORY NC US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 16,715
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 6,950 41.6 27.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.30 2.34 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.13 4.35 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.31 1.32 1.19
Median year structure was built 1976 1975 1969
Median year householder moved in 1998 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 437 431 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 488 440 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 777 11.2 13.9 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 22 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 8,512 50.9 61.6 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.39 2.56 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.55 6.16 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.96 1.61 1.64
Median year structure was built 1969 1979 1971
Median year householder moved in 1991 1991 1991
Median value ($) 116,600 95,800 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 5,043 59.2 51.4 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 1,573 18.5 14.8 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 99,600 97,500 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,070 985 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 276 254 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk