Data Dictionary: Census 2000
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Survey: Census 2000
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Specified owner-occupied housing units
Variable Details
HCT20. Median Real Estate Taxes
Universe: Specified owner-occupied housing units
HCT020001Median real estate taxes
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Median, using bracket table: HCT019, interpolation method: Pareto
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 3: Technical Documentation, 2002.
 
Median real estate taxes
Median real estate taxes divides the real estate taxes distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median real estate taxes and one-half above the median. Median real estate taxes is computed on the basis of a standard distribution (see the "Standard Distributions" section under "Derived Measures"). Median real estate taxes is rounded to the nearest whole dollar. (For more information on medians, see "Derived Measures".)