|Data Dictionary:||ACS 2006 (1-Year Estimates)|
|Data Source:||U.S. Census Bureau|
Universe: Universe: Vacant-for-rent and rented, not occupied housing units
|Excerpt from:||Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2006 Summary File: Technical Documentation.|
|ACS 2006-1yr Summary File: Technical Documentation -> Appendix B. Subject Definitions -> Housing Variables -> Contract Rent -> Aggregate Rent Asked|
Aggregate rent asked is calculated by adding all of the rents for vacant-for-rent housing units in an area. Aggregate rent asked is subject to rounding, which means that all cells in a matrix are rounded to the nearest hundred dollars. (For more information, see "Aggregate" under "Derived Measures.")
Since 1996, the American Community Survey questionnaires provided a space for the respondent to enter a dollar amount. The words "or mobile home" were added to the question starting in 1999 to be more inclusive of the structure type. Since 2004, contract rent has been shown for all renter-occupied housing units. In previous years (1996-2003), it was shown only for specified renter-occupied housing units.