Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Table: T55. Contract Rent [14]
Universe: Count of Renter-Occupied and Vacant-for-Rent Units Reporting Contract Rent
Table Details
T55. Contract Rent
Universe: Count of Renter-Occupied and Vacant-for-Rent Units Reporting Contract Rent
Variable Label
T055_001
T055_002
T055_003
T055_004
T055_005
T055_006
T055_007
T055_008
T055_009
T055_010
T055_011
T055_012
T055_013
T055_014
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Censuses of Population and Housing: 1960. Census Tracts. Final Report PHC(1)-11. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1962.
 
Contract rent
Contract rent is the rent agreed upon regardless of any furnishings, utilities, or services that may be include "Renter-occupied units" for which no cash rent was paid we excluded from the computation of the median. In rural territory rent data exclude rent for farm units.

In the 1950 tract report, contract rent was not published separately for renter-occupied units (except for nonwhite rented occupied units) but was shown in combination with vacant unit available for rent.