Data Dictionary: ACS 2007 -- 2011 (5-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Universe: Occupied housing units with monthly housing costs
Variable Details
B25105. Median Monthly Housing Costs (Dollars)
Universe: Universe: Occupied housing units with monthly housing costs
B25105001Median Monthly Housing Costs
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Median, using bracket table: B25104, interpolation method: Pareto
Relevant Documentation:
Median Monthly Housing Costs
This measure divides the monthly housing costs distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median monthly housing costs and one-half above the median. Medians are shown separately for units "with a mortgage" and for units "not mortgaged." Median monthly housing costs are computed on the basis of a standard distribution. (See the "Standard Distributions" section under "Appendix A.") Median monthly housing costs are rounded to the nearest whole dollar.