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California,

Population 2005: 35,278,768
Square miles: 155,959.34



2000 CENSUS DATA
CALIFORNIA CA US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 4,956,633 40.6 40.6 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.78 2.78 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.56 3.56 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.33 1.33 1.19
Median year structure was built 1969 1969 1969
Median year householder moved in 1998 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 677 677 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 621 621 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 541,097 10.9 10.9 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 28 28 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 6,546,237 53.6 53.6 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.95 2.95 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.87 5.87 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.85 1.85 1.64
Median year structure was built 1971 1971 1971
Median year householder moved in 1991 1991 1991
Median value ($) 198,900 198,900 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 4,367,361 66.7 66.7 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 1,093,430 16.7 16.7 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 151,900 151,900 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,478 1,478 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 305 305 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk