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Using the Data Main

Understanding Change Profiles

Subject Definitions

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Population Variables Housing Variables
Ability to Speak English
Actual Hours Worked Last Week
Children Ever Born
Citizenship Status
Class of Worker
Educational Attainment
Employment Status
Foreign-Born Population
Foster Children
Grandparents As Caregivers
Hispanic Origin
Household Type and Relationship
Household Size
Industry, Occupation, and Class of Worker
Journey to Work
Labor Force Status
Language Spoken at Home
Marital Status
Means of Transportation to Work
Own Children
Period of Military Service
Persons in Family
Persons in Household
Place of Birth
Place of Work
Poverty Status
Private Vehicle Occupancy
Reference Week
Residence 1 Year Ago
School Enrollment
Social Security Income
Time Leaving Home to Go to Work
Travel Time to Work
Type of School
Usual Hours Worked Per Week
Veteran Status
Weeks Worked
Work Status
Year of Entry
Years of Military Service
Agricultural Sales
Business on Property
Condominium Status & Fee
Contract Rent
Food Stamps
Gross Rent
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
House Heating Fuel
Housing Units
Insurance for Fire, Hazard, Flood
Kitchen Facilities
Living Quarters
Meals Included in Rent
Mobile Home Costs
Mortgage Payment
Mortgage Status
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied Housing Units
Persons/Occupants Per Room
Plumbing Facilities
Population in Occupied Housing Units
Real Estate Taxes
Rental Vacancy Rate
Renter Occupied Housing Units
Second or Junior Mortgage Payment or Home Equity Loan
Selected Conditions
Selected Monthly Owner Costs
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
Telephone Service Availability
Units in Structure
Vacancy Status
Vacant Housing Units
Vehicles Available
Year Householder Moved into Unit
Year Structure Built
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
American Community Survey Office

Last revised: Tuesday August 24, 2004

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