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Data Dictionary: ACS 2012 (5-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Black or African American Alone Population
Variable Details
T85. Per Capita Income (In 2012 Inflation Adjusted Dollars) (Black or African American Alone)
Universe: Black or African American Alone Population
T085_001Per Capita Income (In 2012 Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Percent base:
None - percentages not computed
Aggregation method:
Division of Sums: variables: Sum(B19313B001) / Sum(T013_003)
Formula used to compute this variable:
Return_Value = ACS12_5yr:B19301B001; if (ACS12_5yr:B19301B001.IsNull) Return_Value.IsNull = true
Variables used in the formula:
People Who Are Black or African American Alone: Per Capita Income in the Past 12 Months (In 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)
Relevant Documentation:
Per Capita Income
Per capita income is the mean income computed for every man, woman, and child in a particular group including those living in group quarters. It is derived by dividing the aggregate income of a particular group by the total population in that group. (The aggregate used to calculate per capita income is rounded. For more information, see "Aggregate" under "Derived Measures.") Per capita income is rounded to the nearest whole dollar. (For more information on means, see "Derived Measures.")

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2008-2012 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
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 report entries such as African American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian.