Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Table: T172. Average Monthly Contract Rent [1]
Universe: Renter-Occupied Units Reporting Rent
Table Details
T172. Average Monthly Contract Rent
Universe: Renter-Occupied Units Reporting Rent
Variable Label
T172_001
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.