Data Dictionary: Census 2000
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Survey: Census 2000
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Table: PCT15A. Nonrelatives By Household Type (White Alone) [13]
Universe: Nonrelatives who are White alone
Table Details
PCT15A. Nonrelatives By Household Type (White Alone)
Universe: Nonrelatives who are White alone
Variable Label
PCT015A001
PCT015A002
PCT015A003
PCT015A004
PCT015A005
PCT015A006
PCT015A007
PCT015A008
PCT015A009
PCT015A010
PCT015A011
PCT015A012
PCT015A013
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 1: Technical Documentation, 2001.
 
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:

Roomer, boarder
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.

Unmarried partner
A person who is not related to the householder, who shares living quarters, and who has a close personal relationship with the householder.

Foster child
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.

Other nonrelatives
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.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 1: Technical Documentation, 2001.
 
White
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as White or report entries such as Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Near Easterner, Arab, or Polish.