Variable Description


Abbreviated NameUS Census Variable Description
Tract PopulationTotal Population Within Census Tract
%WhiteTotal White Population Within Census Tract/Total Population within Census Tract for Race/Etnicity
%BlackTotal Black Population Within Census Tract/Total Population within Census Tract for Race/Etnicity
%HispanicTotal Hispanic Population Within Census Tract/Total Population within Census Tract for Race/Ethnicity
%Under 18Persons under 18 years old
%Over 65Persons >= 65 years old
%Under 6Persons under 6 years old
%Foreign BornTotal Foreign Born Population Within Census Tract/Total Population within Census Tract for Race/Etnicity
Area PopulationTotal Population within the MSA/CMSA
Area Foreign Born Population Foreign Born within the MSA/CMSA
%Area Foreign Born
Residing in County in 1985Number of Persons>=5 Years Old Residing in the Same County/ Persons>=5 Years Old
Education (%pop over 25)
% 0-8 yearsPersons >=25 Years Old Who Have Completed 0-8 years of Schooling/Persons >=25 Years Old
% 9-11 yearsPersons >=25 Years Old Who Have Completed 9-11 years of Schooling/Persons >=25 Years Old
%Completed H.S.Persons >=25 Years Old Who Have Completed HIgh School/Persons >=25 Years Old
%Some CollegePersons >=25 Years Old Who Have Completed Some College/Persons >=25 Years Old
%Bachelors or Graduate DegreePersons >=25 Years Old Who Have a Bachelors and or Graduate/Professional Degree/Persons >=25 Years Old
Persons over 25Persons >=25 Years Old
H.S. Dropout RateTotal Number of Persons16-19 Years Old Neither Enrolled in nor Graduated From High School/Total Number of Persons 16-19 in MSA/MCSA
Labor Market Structure
Employed PersonsEmployed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Operators, Nonfarm Laborers and Service Persons >=16 Years Old Employed as Operators, Nonfarm Laborers, and Service Workers/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Professional & TechnicalPersons >=16 Years Old Employed Professional and Technical Occupations/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Managers & AdministratorsPersons >=16 years Old Employed as Managers and Administrators/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Sales WorkersPersons >=16 Years Old Employed as Sales Workers/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%ClericalPersons >=16 years Old Employed as Administrative Support and Clerical/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Craft WorkersPersons >=16 Years Old Employed as Craft Workers/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%OperatorsPersons >=16 years Old Employed as Operators/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Nonfarm LaborersPersons >=16 Years Old Employed as Nonfarm Laborers/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Service WorkersPersons >=16 years Old Employed asService Workers/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Farm WorkersPersons >=16 Years Old Employed as Farm Workers or in Forestry and Fishing/Employed Persons >=16 Years Old
%Males Working less than 26 weeksMales >=16 Years Old Working <= 26 Weeks in 1989/Males >=16 Years Old
Males over 16Males >=16 Years Old
Poverty And Welfare
%Persons in Impoverished FamiliesTotal Number of Persons below the Poverty Level in 1989/ Total Population within Census Tract for whom Poverty Level is Determined
%Whites in PovertyTotal Number of White Persons below the Poverty Level in 1989/ Total White Population within Census Tract for whom Poverty Level is Determined
%Blacks in PovertyTotal Number of Black Persons below the Poverty Level in 1989/ Total Black Population within Census Tract for whom Poverty Level is Determined
%Hispanics in PovertyTotal Number of Hispanic Persons below the Poverty Level in 1989/ Total Hispanic Population within Census Tract for whom Poverty Level is Determined
% Families Receiving Welfare or PAHouseholds With Public Assistance Income in 1989/Total Number of Households in Census Tract
Income
Aggregate IncomeAggregate Family Income
Number of FamiliesTotal Number of Families within Census Tract
Average Family IncomeAggregate Family Income/Total Number of Families within Census Tract
Aggregate Wage and Salary IncomeAggregate Household Wage and Salary Income
Wage & Salary Households Number Of Households with Wage and Salary Income
Average Wage & Salary IncomeAggregate Household Wage and Salary Income/'Number Of Households with Wage and Salary Income
Aggregate Self-Employed IncomeAggregate Household Self Employment Income
Self-Employed Households Number Of Households with Self Employment Income
Average Self-Employed IncomeAggregate Household Self Employment Income/'Number Of Households with Self Employment Income
Aggregate Earned IncomeAggregate Household Earned Income
Earned Income Households Number Of Households with Earned Income
Average Earned IncomeAggregate Household Earned Income/'Number Of Households with Earned Income
Average Welfare Income per HouseholdAggregate Household Public Assistance Income/'Number Of Households with Public Assistance Income
Households Grouped by Income Level
Income Under $5,000Number Of Households with Income in 1989 Under $5,000
Income of $5,000-9,999Number Of Households with 5,000-9,999 in Income in 1989
Income of $10,000-14,999Number Of Households with 10,000-14,999 in Income in 1990
Income of $15,000-24,999Number Of Households with 15,000-24,999 in Income in 1991
Income of $25,000-49,999Number Of Households with 25,000-49,999 in Income in 1992
Income over $50,000Number Of Households with Income in 1989 >=50,000

Last Update: 8/7/96