Data Dictionary: ACS 2007 -- 2009 (3-Year Estimates)
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Table: T103. Average Gross Rent [1]
Universe: Renter-occupied housing units
Table Details
T103. Average Gross Rent
Universe: Renter-occupied housing units
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2007-2009 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Median Gross Rent
Median gross rent divides the gross rent distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median gross rent and one-half above the median. Median gross rent is computed on the basis of a standard distribution. (See the "Standard Distributions" section under "Appendix A") Median gross rent is rounded to the nearest whole dollar. (For more information on medians, see "Derived Measures".)