Data Dictionary: ACS 2008 (3-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Universe: Households
Variable Details
B19081. Mean Household Income Of Quintiles
Universe: Universe: Households
B19081005Highest Quintile
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Quintile -- can not be aggregated -- No totals are displayed for this variable when multiple geographies are selected
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2006-2008 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
Means of Household Income by Quintiles
Means of household income by quintiles are calculated by dividing aggregate household income in each quintile by the number of households in each quintile (one-fifth of the total number of households). (For more information on aggregates, see "Aggregate Income." For more information on quintiles, see "Derived Measures.")