Data Dictionary: Census 2000
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Survey: Census 2000
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Specified renter-occupied housing units paying cash rent with a householder who is Black or African American alone
Variable Details
HCT40B. Median Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income In 1999 (Black Alone Householder)
Universe: Specified renter-occupied housing units paying cash rent with a householder who is Black or African American alone
HCT040B001Median gross rent as a percentage of household income in 1999
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Median, using bracket table: HCT039B, interpolation method: Pareto
Relevant Documentation:
Median gross rent as a percentage of household income in 1999
This measure divides the gross rent as a percentage of household income distribution into two equal parts, one-half of the cases falling below the median gross rent as a percentage of household income and one-half above the median. Median gross rent as a percentage of household income is computed on the basis of a standard distribution (see the "Standard Distributions" section under Derived Measures). Median gross rent as a percentage of household income is rounded to the nearest tenth. (For more information on medians, see "Derived Measures".)

Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 3: Technical Documentation, 2002.
 
Black or African American
A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "Black, African Am., or Negro," or provide written entries such as African American, Afro-American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian.