Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Table: T169. Contract Rent [14]
Universe: Renter-Occupied and Vacant-for-Rent Units Reporting Contract Rent
Table Details
T169. Contract Rent
Universe: Renter-Occupied and Vacant-for-Rent Units Reporting Contract Rent
Variable Label
T169_001
T169_002
T169_003
T169_004
T169_005
T169_006
T169_007
T169_008
T169_009
T169_010
T169_011
T169_012
T169_013
T169_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.