|Data Source:||U.S. Census Bureau|
Universe: Population in group quarters
|PCT16.||Group Quarters Population By Group Quarters Type|
|Universe: Population in group quarters|
|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 C. Data Collection and Processing Procedures -> Glossary -> Group Quarters|
A facility where people live that is not a typical household-type living arrangement. The Census Bureau classifies all individuals not living in households as living in group quarters. There are two types of group quarters institutional (for example, correctional facilities, nursing homes, and mental hospitals) and noninstitutional (for example, college dormitories, military bases and ships, hotels, motels, rooming houses, group homes, missions, shelters, and flophouses).