Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics for Census Tracts: 2000

Summary File 3 Data Profile 4 (SF3 Table DP-4) for Census Tracts in the Minneapolis-St. Paul 7 County metropolitan area is a subset of the profile of selected housing characteristics for 2000 prepared by the U. S. Census Bureau.<br/><br/>This table (DP-4) includes: Units in Structure, Year Structure Built, Rooms, Year Householder Moved into Unit, Vehicles Available, House Heating Fuel, Selected Characteristics, Occupants per Room, Value, Mortgage Status and Selected Monthly Owner Costs, Selected Monthly Owner Costs as a Percentage of Household Income in 1999, Gross Rent, Gross Rent as a Percentage of Household Income in 1999<br/><br/>US Census 2000 Demographic Profiles: 100-percent and Sample Data <br/><br/>The profile includes four tables (DP-1 thru DP-4) that provide various demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics for the United States, states, counties, minor civil divisions in selected states, places, metropolitan areas, American Indian and Alaska Native areas, Hawaiian home lands and congressional districts (106th Congress). It includes 100-percent and sample data from Census 2000. The DP-1 table is available as part of the Summary File 1 (SF 1) dataset, and the other three tables are available as part of the Summary File 3 (SF 3) dataset. <br/><br/>The US Census provides DP-1 thru DP-4 data at the Census tract level through their DataFinder search engine. However, since the Metropolitan Council and MetroGIS participants are interested in all Census tracts within the seven county metropolitan area, it was quicker to take the raw Census SF-1 and SF-3 data at tract levels and recreate the DP1-4 variables using the appropriate formula for each DP variable. This file lists the formulas used to create the DP variables.

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dsAccessConst None. This dataset is public domain under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). If the dataset is not available from the Online Linkage in Section 6, please contact the Distribution Contact Person.
dsCurrentRef 2000 U.S. Census
dsModifiedDate 2019-11-26 04:12:10
dsOriginator Metropolitan Council and the U.S. Census Bureau
dsPurpose This table can be joined to the 2000 Census Tract spatial dataset using the TRACT00 field (11 digit State,County,Tract code). This will allow users to create maps and conduct spatial analyses with the data in this table.
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