Data Dictionary: ACS 2006 (1-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Occupied housing units
Variable Details
T18. Average Household Size
Universe: Occupied housing units
T018_001Average household size
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Division of Sums: variables: Sum(T017_002) / Sum(T014_001)
Formula used to compute this variable:
Return_Value = ACS06:B25010001; if (ACS06:B25010001.IsNull) Return_Value.IsNull = true
Variables used in the formula:
Occupied housing units: Average household size -- Total
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2006 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Average Household Size
A measure obtained by dividing the number of people in households by the number of households. In cases where people in households are cross-classified by race or Hispanic origin, people in the household are classified by the race or Hispanic origin of the householder rather than the race or Hispanic origin of each individual. Average household size is rounded to the nearest hundredth.