-ALL VARIABLES-

VariableValueDescriptionRecoded
AgeAll0-4Ages 0-40 <= agep <= 4
AgeAll5-14Ages 5-145 <= agep <= 14
AgeAll15-24Ages 15-2415 <= agep <= 24
AgeAll25-34Ages 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgeAll35-44Ages 35-4435 <= agep <= 44
AgeAll45-54Ages 45-5445 <= agep <= 54
AgeAll55-64Ages 55-6455 <= agep <= 64
AgeAll65+Ages 65+agep >= 65
AgeAll30-17All individuals aged 0-170 <= agep <= 17
AgeAll318-64All individuals aged 18-6418 <= agep <= 64
AgeAll365+All individuals aged 65 and olderagep >= 65
AgeAll4<25Ages under 250 <= agep < 25
AgeAll425-34Ages 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgeAll435-44Ages 35-4435 <= agep <= 44
AgeAll445-54Ages 45-5445 <= agep <= 54
AgeAll455-64Ages 55-6455 <= agep <= 64
AgeAll465+Ages 65+agep >= 65
AgeEduc25-34Education by ages 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgeEduc35-44Education by ages 35-4435 <= agep <= 44
AgeEduc45-54Education by ages 45-5445 <= agep <= 54
AgeEduc55-64Education by ages 55-6455 <= agep <= 64
AgeEduc65+Education by ages 65+agep >= 65
AgeEldr65-74Elderly age 65-7465 <= agep < 75
AgeEldr75-84Elderly age 75-8475 <= agep < 85
AgeEldr85+Elderly age 85+agep >= 85
AgeKids0-5Ages 0-5agep
AgeKids5-17Ages 5-17agep
AgeMar15-24Age of married individual is between 15-2415 <= agep <= 24
AgeMar25-34Age of married individual is between 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgeMar35-44Age of married individual is between 35-4435 <= agep <= 44
AgeMar45-54Age of married individual is between 45-5445 <= agep <= 54
AgeMar55-64Age of married individual is between 55-6455 <= agep <= 64
AgeMar65+Age of married individual is between 65+agep >= 65
AgePro25-34Ages 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgePro35-44Ages 35-4435 <= agep <= 44
AgePro45-54Ages 45-5445 <= agep <= 54
AgePro55-64Ages 55-6455 <= agep <= 64
AgeWork16-24Age of worker is between 16 and 24agep >= 16 and agep <= 24
AgeWork25-34Age of worker is between 25 and 34agep >= 25 and agep <= 34
AgeWork35-44Age of worker is between 35 and 44agep >= 35 and agep <= 44
AgeWork45-54Age of worker is between 45 and 54agep >= 45 and agep <= 54
AgeWork55-64Age of worker is between 55 and 64agep >= 55 and agep <= 64
AgeWork65+Age of worker is 65+agep >= 65
AgeWork216-24Age of worker is between 16 and 2416 <= agep <= 24
AgeWork225-34Age of worker is between 25-3425 <= agep <= 34
AgeYng18Age 18agep
AgeYng19Age 19agep
AgeYng20Age 20agep
AgeYng21Age 21agep
AgeYng22Age 22agep
AgeYng23Age 23agep
AgeYng24Age 24agep
AgeYng223Age 23AgeYNG2 = agep
AgeYng224Age 24AgeYNG2 = agep
AgeYng225Age 25AgeYNG2 = agep
AgeYng226Age 26AgeYNG2 = agep
AgeYng227Age 27AgeYNG2 = agep
AgeYng228Age 28AgeYNG2 = agep
AsianPersons with origins in the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinentRAC1P = 6
AsianChinesePersons who indicate their race as "Chinese" or who identify themselves as Cantonese or Chinese AmericanRAC2P05 = 43 or RAC2P12 = 43 or RAC2P12 = 44
AsianJapanesePersons who indicate their race as “Japanese” or who report entries such as Nipponese or Japanese AmericanRAC2P05 = 47 or RAC2P12 = 48
AsianFilipinoPersons who indicate their race as “Filipino” or who report entries such as Philipino, Philipine, or Filipino AmericanRAC2P05 = 44 or RAC2P12
AsianKoreanPersons who indicate their race as “Korean” or who provide a response of Korean AmericanRAC2P05 = 48 or RAC2P12 = 49
AsianIndianPersons who indicate their race as “Asian Indian” or identified themselves as Bengalese, Bharat, Dravidian, East Indian, or Goanese.RAC2P05 = 40 or RAC2P12 = 38
AsianVietnamesePersons who indicate their race as “Vietnamese” or who provide a response of Vietnamese American.RAC2P05 = 54 or RAC2P12 = 57 then Asian = 6
AsianOtherPeople who provide a write-in response of an Asian group, such as Bangladeshi, Bhutanese, Burmese, Indochinese, Indonesian, Iwo Jiman, Madagascar, Malaysian, Maldivian, Nepalese, Okinawan, Pakistani, Singaporean, Sri Lankan, or Other Asian, not specifiedAsian = 7
Earn<25KEarnings less than 25K annuallywagp <= 24999
Earn25-34KEarnings between 25K-34,999K annuallywagp >= 25000 AND wagp <= 34999
Earn35-49KEarnings between 35K-49,999K annuallywagp >= 35000 AND wagp <= 49999
Earn50-69KEarnings between 50K-69,999K annuallywagp >= 50000 AND wagp <= 69999
Earn70-99KEarnings between 70K-99,999K annuallywagp >= 70000 AND wagp <= 99999
Earn100K+Earnings between 100K or more annuallywagp >= 100000
Earn2<40KEarnings less than 40K annuallywagp < 40000
Earn240-54KEarnings between 40,000K-54,999K annually40000 <= wagp < 55000
Earn255-69KEarnings between 55K- 69,999K annually55000 <= wagp < 70000
Earn270-84KEarnings between 70K-84,999K annually70000 <= wagp < 85000
Earn285-99KEarnings between 85K-99,999K annually85000 <= wagp < 100000
Earn2100-124KEarnings between 100K-124,999K annually100000 <= wagp < 125000
Earn2125-149KEarnings between 125K-149,999K annually125000 <= wagp < 150000
Earn2150-199KEarnings between 150K-199,999K annually150000 <= wagp < 200000
Earn2200K+Earnings between 200K or more annually200000 <= wagp < 250000
EarnType2ErnrFamDual earnersWORKSTAT = 1
EarnType1ErnrMLSingle-earner maleWORKSTAT in (2,3,10)
EarnType1ErnrFMLSingle-earner femaleWORKSTAT in (4,7,13)
EarnTypeNoneNo earnerWORKSTAT in (5,6,8,9,11,12,14,15)
EducLTHSLess than high school educationSCHL < 16
EducHSGradHigh school diploma, GED, or equivalentSCHL = 16 or SCHL = 17
EducSomeCollCompleted some college (any post-secondary educational institution with 2-year, 4-year or advanced degrees, including colleges, universities and graduate programs)18 <= SCHL <= 20
EducCollGradCompleted a degree from any post-secondary educational institution with 2-year, 4-year or advanced degrees, including colleges, universities and graduate programsSCHL = 21
EducALL0-9YrsPersons who have completed 0-9 years of schoolingEducAll = 0
EducALL10-12YrsPersons who have completed 10-12 years of schooling but have not graduated from high school13 <= SCHL <= 15
EducALLHSGradHigh school diploma, GED, or equivalent16 <= SCHL <= 17
EducALLSomeCollPersons who have completed some years of college but have not graduated or who have attained an Associate degree but not a Bachelor's degree18 <= SCHL <= 20
EducALLCollGradCompleted a degree from any post-secondary educational institution with 2-year, 4-year or advanced degrees, including colleges, universities and graduate programsSCHL = 21
EducALLProfessionalPersons who have completed a professional school degree(MD,DDS,DDM,LLB,JD)SCHL = 22
EducALLMastersPersons who have MA, MS, Med, MSW, MBA, or other similar degreeSCHL = 23
EducALLPhD-ProfPersons who have completed a terminal degree in their field (PhD,EdD)SCHL = 24
EmpEmpdEmployedESR in (1,2,4,5)
EmpUnempdUnemployedESR = 3
EmpNILFNot in labor forceESR = 6
Emp2EmpFullPersons with a full time jobESR in (1,2,4,5) and wkhp >= 35
Emp2EmpPartPersons with a part time jobESR in (1,2,4,5) and wkhp < 35
Emp2UnempdUnemployed- persons who are able to work and who are looking for work or laid off from a jobESR = 3
Emp2NILFNot in labor force- Persons without a job and not available for work ( retirees, homemakers, full-time students, etc.)ESR = 6
EngSpkgEngOnlyOnly speaks englishENG
EngSpkgVerywellSpeaks english very well
EngSpkgWellSpeaks english well
EngSpkgNotWellDoes not speak english well
EngSpkgNotatallDoes not speak english at all
FamSiz2Family size of 2NPF = 2
FamSiz3Family size of 3NPF = 3
FamSiz4Family size of 4NPF = 4
FamSiz5Family size of 5NPF = 5
FamSiz6+Family size of 6 or moreNPF >= 6
FamTypeMrrdCplMarried-couple family which includes householder and his or her spouse, as well as any children related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. Such households may also include other relatives or non-relatives1 <= FES <= 4
FamTypeMaleFamMale-headed family- headed by an unmarried male and including one or more children related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. Such households may also include relatives or non-relatives.5 <= FES <= 6
FamTypeFemFamFemale-headed family-headed by an unmarried female and including one or more children related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. Such households may also include relatives or non-relatives.7 <= FES <= 8
GenderMalesex = '1' then gender = 1
GenderFemalesex = '2' then gender = 2
GeoCityIndividuals who live in a urban area or city center
GeoSuburbIndividuals who live in a suburban area near a central city.
GeoNonmetroIndividuals who live in non-metropolitan, rural areas.
GeoCityPersons who live in central city areas.
GeoSuburbPersons who live in suburban areas.
GeoNonmetroPersons who live outside metropolitan areas.
H-Age<23Married men who are younger than 23
H-Age23Married men who are 23
H-Age24Married men who are 24
H-Age25Married men who are 25
H-Age26Married men who are 26
H-Age27Married men who are 27
H-Age28Married men who are 28
H-Age29+Married men who are 29 or older
H-Age215-24Married men aged 15-24
H-Age225-34Married men aged 25-34
H-Age235-44Married men aged 35-44
H-Age245+Married men aged 45 and over
H-Age315-24Married men aged 15-24
H-Age325-34Married men aged 25-34
H-Age335-44Married men aged 35-44
H-Age345-54Married men aged 45-54
H-Age355-64Married men aged 55-64
H-Age365+Married men who are 65 or older
H-EducLTHSMarried men who have less than a high school diploma.
H-EducHSGradMarried men who have a high school diploma or equivalent
H-EducSomeCollMarried men who have completed some college.
H-EducCollGradMarried men who have a college degree
H-RaceEthNHWhiteMarried men who are non-hispanic white
H-RaceEthBlackMarried men who are non-hispanic black
H-RaceEthHispanicMarried men who are hispanic
H-RaceEthAsianMarried men who are non-hispanic Asian
H-RaceEthAmIndianMarried men who are non-hispanic American Indian
H-RaceEthNHOtherMarried men who are non-hispanic and identified their race as "other"
H-RaceEthNHMultiMarried men who are non-hispanic and identified multiple races
HHTypeMrrdCplMarried coupleHHT = 1
HHTypeMaleFamMale-headed family householdHHT = 2
HHTypeFemFamFemale-headed family householdHHT = 3
HHTypeMaleNonfMale-headed non-family householdHHT = 4
HHTypeFemNonfFemale-headed non-family householdHHT = 5
HispanicMexicanMexicanHISP = 2
HispanicPRicanPuerto RicanHISP = 3
HispanicCubanCubanHISP = 4
HispanicCAmericCentral American5 <= HISP <= 1
HispanicSAmericSouth American13 <= HISP <= 22
HispanicOtherIndividuals who identified as Hispanic but of an origin different than those listed in this variable.23 <= HISP <= 24
HomeOwnerHomeownerDenotes that the household head or another household member owns or co-owns the unity in which the household resides.TEN in (1,2)
HomeOwnerRenterDenotes all other households.TEN in (3,4)
ImmEntryNativeNative bornImmEntry = 0
ImmEntryFB<1980Foreign born and entered US before 1980if 1 <= Decade <= 4
ImmEntryFB80-89Foreign born and entered US between 1980-1989Decade = 5
ImmEntryFB90-99Foreign born and entered US between 1990 and 1999Decade = 6
ImmEntryFB00-currentForeign born and entered the US in 2000 or more recentlyDecade = 7
KidsNoneNo related children presentif NOC = 0
KidsKids<6At least one child under age 6if 1 <= NOC <= 5
KidsKidsOtherAt least one child 6-17 years old, with none under age 6if NOC >= 6
MaritalCurMrrdAll persons married at the time of the censusMAR = 1
MaritalWidowedWidows and widowers who have not remarriedMAR = 2
MaritalDivorcedLegally divorced persons who have not remarriedMAR = 3
MaritalSeparatedIncludes persons legally separated or otherwise absent from their spouse because of marital discord.MAR = 4
MaritalNevMrrdIncludes all persons who have never been married, including persons whose only marriage(s) was annulledMAR = 5
Marital3CurrMrrdCurrently marriedPartner mar
Marital3NevMrrdNever marriedPartner mar
Marital3LivingTgLiving togetherPartner mar
Marital3DivSepWidDivorced, separated, widowedPartner mar
Marital4NevMrrdNever married
Marital4LivingTgLiving together
Marital4CurMrrdCurrently married
Marital4DivorcedDivorced
Marital4SeparatedSeparated
Marital4WidowedWidowed
MobLmtyesPersons with this limitation report a physical, mental, or emotional condition of six months or more which makes going outside the home alone difficultDPHY = 1
MobLmtnoDoes not report a physical,mental, or emotional condition of six months or more which makes going outside the home difficult.DPHY = 2
OccupTopWCTop white collar-professional workers, executives, administrators, and managers
OccupOtherWCOther white collar- administrative support, clerical and sales workers, technicians, and related support occupations
OccupServiceService workers- private household, protective service, and other service workers
OccupBCBlue collar occupation
Occup2TopWCTop white collar- professional workers, executives, administrators, and managers
Occup2OtherWCOther white collar- administrative support, clerical and sales workers, technicians, and related support occupations
Occup2ServiceService workers- private household, protective service, and other service workers
Occup2TopBCTop blue collar- "Skilled blue collar" jobs like precision production, craft, and repair workers
Occup2OtherBCOther blue collar- workers in other less skilled blue collar jobs
Occup2FarmWorkers in farm, forestry, and fishery occupations
PovWhile poverty is generally considered at the household level, individuals can also be classified as being "in-poverty" or "not in poverty." Individuals who live in family households are assigned the poverty status of that household, regardless of their income. Individuals who live in non-family households are classified based on poverty thresholds at time of data collection.PovPip
PovPovertyIndividual income falls under the poverty threshold or individual's household income falls under the poverty threshold.if PovPip < 100
PovNonPovNeither the individual's income nor the family-household income is below the poverty threshold.if PovPip >= 100
PovLevelPovertyHouseholds are qualified as poor, or in poverty, when the total income of the householder's family is below the poverty threshold at the time of the survey.PovPip
PovLevelNearPoorHousehold income is between 1x and 1.5x the poverty threshold.PovPip
PovLevelMiddleHousehold income is between 1.5x and 5x the poverty threshold.PovPip
PovLevelComfHousehold income is above 5x the poverty threshold.PovPip
ProjYear1995Population in 1995.
ProjYear2000Population in 2000.
ProjYear2005Population projections made in 2000 for the year 2005
ProjYear2010Population projections made in 2000 for the year 2010
ProjYear2015Population projections made in 2000 for the year 2015.
ProjYear2020Population projections made in 2000 for the year 2020.
RaceEthRaceEth combines information about race and ethnicity collected on the ACS and Census based on a person's self-identification.
RaceEthNHWhiteNon-Hispanic white person with origins in Europe, the Middle East or North AfricaRaceEth = 1
RaceEthBlackAn individual who identifies as Black or African AmericanRaceEth = 2
RaceEthHispanicAn individual who identifies as "Mexican," "Mexican-American," "Chicano," "Puerto Rican," "Cuban," "Spanish," "Latino," or "Hispanic."RaceEth = 7
RaceEthAsianPersons with origins in the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinentRaceEth = 4
RaceEthAmIndianAn individual with origins in North, Central and South America who are affiiliated with a tribeRaceEth = 3
RaceEthNHOtherPersons who indicated "other" under race and did not identify as "Hispanic"RaceEth = 6
RaceEthNHMultiPersons who indicated more than one race and did not identify as "Hispanic"RaceEth = 5
RaceEthNonBlackEveryone who identified a race other than "Black"hisp and rac1p
RaceEth2NHWhiteIndividuals who identified as non-hispanic and white.
RaceEth2BlackIndividuals who identified as black.
RaceEth2AllOtherAll other race and ethnic classifications.
RegionNortheastGrouping of states in the Northeast region of the United States
RegionMidwestGrouping of states in the Midwest region of the United States
RegionSouthGrouping of states in the Southern region of the United States
RegionWestGrouping of states in the Western region of the United States
SchoolPublicSchool-age children enrolled in public schoolSCH = 2
SchoolPrivateSchool-age children enrolled in private schoolSCH = 3
SchoolNotEnrolledSchool-age children not entrolled in schoolSCH = 1
SelfCareyesPersons with this limitation report a physical, mental, or emotional condition for six months or more which makes it difficult to take care of personal needs such as dressing, bathing, or getting around inside the home.DDRS = 1
SelfCarenoDoes not report a physical, mental, or emotional condition for six months or more which makes it difficult to take care of personal needs such as dressing, bathing, or getting around inside the home.DDRS = 2
StateCalCAIndividuals who live in CaliforniaST = 6
StateCalRestofUSIndividuals who live outside of Californiaelse StateCal = 0
StateUSACAU.S. state, CaliforniaST = 06
StateUSAFLU.S. state,FloridaST = 12
StateUSAILU.S. state,IllinoisST = 17
StateUSANJU.S. state, New JerseyST = 34
StateUSANYU.S. state, New YorkST = 36
StateUSATXU.S. state, TexasST = 48
StateUSAVTU.S. state, VermontST = 50
StateUSARestofUSRest of the United StatesST = 08
W-Age<23Married women who are younger than 23.
W-Age23Married women who are 23.
W-Age24Married women who are 24.
W-Age25Married women who are 25.
W-Age26Married women who are 26
W-Age27Married women who are 27.
W-Age28Married women who are 28
W-Age29+Married women who are 29 or older.
W-Age215-24Married women aged 15-24
W-Age225-34Married women aged 25-34.
W-Age235-44Married women aged 35-44
W-Age245+Married women aged 45 and older
W-Age315-24Married women aged 15-24
W-Age325-34Married women aged 25-34.
W-Age335-44Married women aged 35-44
W-Age345-54Married women aged 45-54
W-Age355-64Married women aged 55-64
W-Age365+Married women who are 65 or older
W-Age415-24Married women aged 15-24
W-Age425-34Married women aged 25-34.
W-Age435-44Married women aged 35-44
W-Age445-54Married women aged 45-54
W-Age455+Marreid women agged 55 and over.
W-EducLTHSMarried women who have less than a highschool diploma.
W-EducHSGradMarried women who have a highschool diploma or equivalent.
W-EducSomeCollMarried women who have completed some college.
W-EducCollGradMarried women who have a college degree.
W-RaceEthNHWhiteMarried women who are non-hispanic white
W-RaceEthBlackMarried women who are non-hispanic black
W-RaceEthHispanicMarried women who are hispanic
W-RaceEthAsianMarried women who are non-hispanic Asian
W-RaceEthAmIndianMarried women who are non-hispanic American Indian
W-RaceEthNHOtherMarried women who are non-hispanic and identified their race as "other"
W-RaceEthNHMultiMarried women who are non-hispanic and identfied multiple races
WorkHrsFull35Employed individuals who usually work more than 35 hours per week.wkhp >= 35
WorkHrs20-34Individuals who usually work 20-34 hours a week.20 <= wkhp < 34
WorkHrs19-OctIndividuals who usually work 10-19 hours a week.10 <= wkhp < 19
WorkHrs<10Individuals who usually work less than 10 hours a week.0 <= wkhp < 10
WrkLmtyesPersons with this limitation report a physical, mental, or emotional condition of six months or more which makes working at a job or business difficult.DOUT = 1
WrkLmtnoDoes not report a physical,mental, or emotional condition of six months or more which makes working at a job or business difficult.DOUT = 2
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