Data Dictionary: ACS 2006 -- 2010 (5-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:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2006-2010 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Household Size
This question is based on the count of people in occupied housing units. All people occupying the housing unit are counted, including the householder, occupants related to the householder, and lodgers, roomers, boarders, and so forth.

Average Household Size of Occupied Unit
A measure obtained by dividing the number of people living in occupied housing units by the total number of occupied housing units. This measure is rounded to the nearest hundredth.

Average Household Size of Owner-occupied Unit
A measure obtained by dividing the number of people living in owner-occupied housing units by the total number of owner- occupied housing units. This measure is rounded to the nearest hundredth.

Average Household Size of Renter-occupied Unit
A measure obtained by dividing the number of people living in renter-occupied housing units by the total number of renter- occupied housing units. This measure is rounded to the nearest hundredth.

Comparability
Data on household size in the American Community Survey can be compared to previous ACS and Census 2000 household size data.

Number of Workers in Family in the Past 12 Months
The term "worker" as used for these data is defined based on the criteria for work status in the past 12 months.