Data Dictionary: ACS 2009 (1-Year Estimates)
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Table: B08202. Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household [22]
Universe: Households
Table Details
B08202. Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
Universe: Households
Variable Label
B08202001
B08202002
B08202003
B08202004
B08202005
B08202006
B08202007
B08202008
B08202009
B08202010
B08202011
B08202012
B08202013
B08202014
B08202015
B08202016
B08202017
B08202018
B08202019
B08202020
B08202021
B08202022
Relevant Documentation:
Household
A household includes all the people who occupy a housing unit. (People not living in households are classified as living in group quarters.) A housing unit is a house, an apartment, a mobile home, a group of rooms, or a single room that is occupied (or if vacant, is intended for occupancy) as separate living quarters. Separate living quarters are those in which the occupants live separately from any other people in the building and which have direct access from the outside of the building or through a common hall. The occupants may be a single family, one person living alone, two or more families living together, or any other group of related or unrelated people who share living arrangements.

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.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2009 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Worker
This term appears in connection with several subjects: employment status, journey-to-work questions, class of worker, weeks worked in the past 12 months, and number of workers in family in the past 12 months. The meaning varies and, therefore, should be determined in each case by referring to the definition of the subject in which it appears. When used in the concepts "workers in family" and "full-time, year-round workers," the term "worker" relates to the meaning of work defined for the "work experience" subject.