Housing and Construction Reports: Housing vacancies. Series H-111, Issues 1-39
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census., 1955
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amount apartment available for rent available for sale available vacant units bedrooms Census Characteristic classified comprised condition CONDITION AND STATUS considered consist construction cooking equipment count definition differ dilapidated elsewhere enumeration example excluded facilities farm floors Fourth quarter held off market homeowner vacancy rate included inhabitants Inside intended inventory lacking less limited living quarters located measure median MICHIGAN months nonfarm North Central Northeast number of rooms obtained occupied owner percent Percent distribution percentage period persons place of residence proportion reflect regions remaining rental units rental vacancy rate rented or sold reported sale price sample seasonal units Second quarter separate shown SMSA'S South space standard metropolitan areas statistics structure supply surveys Table temporarily Third quarter tion total rental units for sale units held urban usual place utilities vacant dwelling units vacant units available West Year-round vacant
Page 2 - Except in New England, a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) is a county or group of contiguous counties which contains at least one city of 50,000 inhabitants or more or 'twin cities' with a combined population of at least 50,000.
Page 8 - ... twin cities" with a combined population of at least 50,000. In addition to the county, or counties, containing such a city or cities, contiguous counties are included in an SMSA if, according to certain criteria, they are essentially metropolitan in character and are socially and economically integrated with the central city.
Page 5 - A house, an apartment or other group of rooms, or a single room, is regarded as a housing unit when it is occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters; that is, when the occupants do not live and eat with any other persons in the structure and there is either (1 ) direct access from the outside or through a common hall or (2) a kitchen or cooking equipment for the exclusive use of the occupants.
Page 4 - Deteriorating housing needs more repair than would be provided in the course of regular maintenance. It has one or more defects of an Intermediate nature that must be corrected if the unit is to continue to provide safe and adequate shelter.
Page 3 - Except in New England, a standard metropolitan area is a county or group of contiguous counties which contains at least one city of 50,000 inhabitants or more. In addition to the county, or counties, containing such a city, or cities, contiguous counties are included in a standard metropolitan area if according to certain criteria they are essentially metropolitan in character and socially and economically integrated with the central city.
Page 3 - ... persons who consider the hotel as their usual place of residence or have no usual place of residence elsewhere.
Page 6 - towns" are simply minor civil divisions of counties, (c) the densely settled urban fringe, including both incorporated and unincorporated areas, around cities of 50,000 or more, and (d ) unincorporated places of 2,500 inhabitants or more outside any urban fringe.
Page 15 - A housing unit is a house, an apartment, a group of rooms, or a single room occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters.
Page 6 - ... any systematic biases in the data. The chances are about 68 out of 100 that an estimate from the sample would differ from a complete census figure by less than the standard error.
Page 6 - The standard error is a measure of sampling variability. The chances are about 2 out of 3 that the difference due to sampling variability between an estimate and the figure that would have been obtained from a complete count of the population is less than the standard error. The amount by which the standard error must be multiplied to obtain other odds deemed more appropriate...