Data Dictionary: ACS 2008 -- 2010 (3-Year Estimates)
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Table: B19013D. Median Household Income In The Past 12 Months (In Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) (Asian Alone Householder) [1]
Universe: Households with a householder who is Asian alone
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B19013D. Median Household Income In The Past 12 Months (In Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) (Asian Alone Householder)
Universe: Households with a householder who is Asian alone
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2008-2010 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Median Income
The median divides the income distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median income and one-half above the median. For households and families, the median income is based on the distribution of the total number of households and families including those with no income. The median income for individuals is based on individuals 15 years old and over with income. Median income for households, families, and individuals is computed on the basis of a standard distribution. (See the "Standard Distributions" section under "Derived Measures.") Median income is rounded to the nearest whole dollar. Median income figures are calculated using linear interpolation. (For more information on medians and interpolation, see "Derived Measures.")

Income of Households
This includes the income of the householder and all other individuals 15 years old and over in the household, whether they are related to the householder or not. Because many households consist of only one person, average household income is usually less than average family income. Although the household income statistics cover the past 12 months, the characteristics of individuals and the composition of households refer to the time of interview. Thus, the income of the household does not include amounts received by individuals who were members of the household during all or part of the past 12 months if these individuals no longer resided in the household at the time of interview. Similarly, income amounts reported by individuals who did not reside in the household during the past 12 months but who were members of the household at the time of interview are included. However, the composition of most households was the same during the past 12 months as at the time of interview.


Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2008-2010 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Asian
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. It includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian," "Chinese," "Filipino," "Korean," "Japanese," "Vietnamese," and "Other Asian" or provide other detailed Asian responses.

Asian Indian
Includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian" or report entries such as India or East Indian.
Bangladeshi
Includes people who provide a response such as Bangladeshi or Bangladesh.
Cambodian
Includes people who provide a response such as Cambodian or Cambodia.
Chinese, except Taiwanese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Chinese" or report entries such as China or Chinese American.
Filipino
Includes people who indicate their race as "Filipino" or report entries such as Philippines or Filipino American.
Includes people who provide a response such as Hmong or Mong.
Indonesian
Includes people who provide a response such as Indonesian or Indonesia.
Japanese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Japanese" or report entries such as Japan or Japanese American.
Korean
Includes people who indicate their race as "Korean" or report entries such as Korea or Korean American.
Laotian
Includes people who provide a response such as Laotian or Laos.
Malaysian
Includes people who provide a response such as Malaysian or Malaysia.
Pakistani
Includes people who provide a response such as Pakistani or Pakistan.
Sri Lankan
Includes people who provide a response such as Sri Lankan or Sri Lanka.
Taiwanese
Includes people who provide a response such as Taiwanese or Taiwan.
Includes people who provide a response such as Thai or Thailand.
Vietnamese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Vietnamese" or report entries such as Vietnam or Vietnamese American.
Other Asian
Includes people who provide a response of another Asian group not shown separately, such as Iwo Jiman, Maldivian, Mongolian, Okinawan, or Singaporean and who reported two or more specified Asian groups (and no other race).
Other Asian, not specified
Includes respondents who checked the "Other Asian" response category on the census questionnaire and did not write in a specific group or wrote in a generic term such as "Asian," or "Asiatic."

Householder
One person in each household is designated as the householder. In most cases, this is the person, or one of the people, in whose name the home is owned, being bought, or rented and who is listed on line one of the survey questionnaire. If there is no such person in the household, any adult household member 15 years old and over could be designated as the householder.

Households are classified by type according to the sex of the householder and the presence of relatives. Two types of householders are distinguished: a family householder and a non- family householder. A family householder is a householder living with one or more individuals related to him or her by birth, marriage, or adoption. The householder and all people in the household related to him or her are family members. A nonfamily householder is a householder living alone or with non-relatives only.