Data Dictionary: ACS 2007 -- 2009 (3-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Households
Variable Details
T75. Households With Social Security Income
Universe: Households
T075_001Households:
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed (variable is table universe)
Aggregation method:
Addition
Formula used to compute this variable:
Return_Value = ACS09_3yr:B19055001; if (ACS09_3yr:B19055001.IsNull) Return_Value.IsNull = true
Variables used in the formula:
Households
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.

Social Security income
Social Security income includes Social Security pensions and survivor benefits, permanent disability insurance payments made by the Social Security Administration prior to deductions for medical insurance, and railroad retirement insurance checks from the U.S. government. Medicare reimbursements are not included.