|Data Source:||U.S. Census Bureau|
|Excerpt from:||Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 1: Technical Documentation, 2001.|
|Summary File 1 Technical Documentation -> Appendix B. Definitons of Subject Characteristics -> Population Characteristics -> Household Type and Relationship -> Relationship to Householder -> Nonrelatives|
Includes any household member who is not related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption, including foster children. The following categories may be presented in more detailed tabulations:
Includes roomers or boarders, who live in a room in the household of Person 1 (householder). Some sort of cash or noncash payment (e.g., chores) is usually made for their living accommodations.
Housemate or roommate
A person who is not related to the householder and who shares living quarters primarily to share expenses.
A person who is not related to the householder, who shares living quarters, and who has a close personal relationship with the householder.
Foster children are people under 18 placed by the local government in a household to receive parental care. They may be living in the household for just a brief period or for several years. Foster children are nonrelatives of the householder. If the foster child is also related to the householder, the child should be classified as that specific relative.
A person who is not related by birth, marriage, or adoption to the householder and who is not described by the categories given above. When relationship is not reported for an individual, it is imputed according to the responses for the age and sex for that person while maintaining consistency with responses for other individuals in the household.