Table 8 B. Housing Conditions by Economic Characteristics: 16 Households with More Than One Room per Person, Satisfactory Space, Overall Satisfactory Housing, and Housing Not so Bad Would Move: 1998 (Numbers in thousands) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |Characteristics | | More than | | |Housing not | | | |one room per|Satisfactory|Satisfactory|so bad would| | | | person | space* | housing | move** | | | Total |------------|------------|------------|------------| | |Households| Percent | Percent | Percent | Percent | |--------------------------+----------+------------+------------+------------+------------| |All households | | | | | | | Total | 102,652| 91.8| 90.2| 95.7| 92.1| |Household income quintile | | | | | | | Lowest quintile | 20,520| 89.9| 89.9| 93.1| 90.2| | 2nd quintile | 20,527| 89.7| 89.0| 94.7| 90.9| | 3rd quintile | 20,538| 90.8| 89.2| 96.0| 92.3| | 4th quintile | 20,530| 93.2| 90.4| 96.9| 92.7| | Highest quintile | 20,533| 95.4| 92.3| 97.8| 94.6| |Household poverty | | | | | | | Income below poverty | 12,648| 81.3| 86.2| 90.9| 87.5| | Income above poverty | 90,003| 93.3| 90.7| 96.4| 92.8| |Education of householder | | | | | | | Not high school graduate| 17,744| 84.3| 90.1| 93.6| 90.7| | High school graduate | 31,111| 91.0| 90.0| 95.4| 91.9| | Some college | 29,009| 93.2| 88.6| 95.7| 91.9| | Bachelors or higher | 24,788| 96.4| 92.1| 97.5| 93.8| |Occupation of householder | | | | | | | Executive | 10,912| 96.0| 91.6| 97.5| 93.5| | Professional | 11,394| 96.1| 90.5| 96.6| 92.8| | Technical | 2,321| 94.5| 88.2| 95.8| 91.0| | Sales | 7,956| 94.1| 90.8| 97.1| 92.9| | Administrative support | 9,301| 92.2| 87.2| 94.7| 89.7| | Service | 8,352| 86.0| 86.2| 94.0| 89.3| | Farm | 1,899| 79.9| 87.8| 93.4| 91.6| | Craft | 8,663| 89.5| 89.0| 95.9| 91.2| | Labor | 10,261| 85.8| 87.6| 94.7| 90.3| |Region | | | | | | | Northeast | 19,808| 92.4| 89.3| 95.3| 91.1| | Midwest | 25,144| 95.0| 90.8| 96.4| 92.7| | South | 36,086| 92.7| 91.1| 96.1| 93.3| | West | 21,614| 86.0| 88.6| 94.5| 90.5| |Metropolitan status | | | | | | | Central City | 13,104| 86.5| 88.7| 94.4| 89.2| | Metropolitan, outside | | | | | | | central city | 72,974| 92.3| 90.3| 95.8| 92.2| | Non-metropolitan | 16,573| 93.7| 90.9| 96.1| 94.0| ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Universe excludes households (less than one percent) that did not live in their home long enough to be able to answer the question. ** Answered "no" when asked if "conditions were undesirable enough you would like to move" Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Income and Program Participation, 1996 Panel, Wave 8