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									id        term       slug        title       definition
      1   Population population Population Most Recent City Population
      2               p                       The number of residents per square mile of area.
          Pop. Density op-densityPopulation Density
      3               p                       The percent change in the citys population since 2000. Negative percentages r
          Pop. Change op-changePopulation Change
      4   Median Age  median-ageMedian Age    The median age of all residents of the city. Median is the middle value, when
      5                                       The number
          HouseholdshouseholdsNumber of Households of households in this location.
      6               household-size
          Household Size                      The
                                  Household Size average (mean) number of residents of a household. A household include
      7               male-population Population
          Male Population         Male        Percentage of population who are male.
      8               female-population Population
          Female Population       Female      Percentage of population who are female.
      9               married-population Percentage of population who are married.
          Married Population Married Population
     10               single-population Population
          Single Population       Single      Percentage of population who are single.
     11               air-quality-100-best The Air
          Air Quality (100=best) Air Quality Index Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values a
     12               water-quality-100-bestA measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher
          Water Quality (100=best)Water Quality Index
     13               superfund-sites-100-best Index
                                  Superfund Sites is better. Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollutio
          Superfund Sites (100=best)          Higher
     14               physicians-per-100k The number of physicians in the
          Physicians per 100k Number of Physicians per 100k Residents county per 100000 population.
     15               unemployment-rate The Rate
          Unemployment Rate Unemployment most recent unemployment data for an area. The unemployment rate is e
     16               recent-job-growth Job Growth
          Recent Job Growth       Recent      The percentage of increase or decrease in available jobs over the most recent
     17               future-job-growth Job Growth
          Future Job Growth       Future      The projected change in job availability over the next ten years based on migra
     18   Sales Taxessales-taxes Sales TaxesThe total of all sales taxes for an area, including state, county and local taxes.
     19   Income Taxesincome-taxes            The
                                  Income Taxes total of all income taxes for an area, including state, county and local taxe
     20                Cap.       Income per The average income of every resident of a geographic area, including all adults
          Income per income-per-cap           Capita
     21               household-income
          Household Income                    The median income of all households in a given geographic area. The median
                                  Household Income
     22               income-less-than-15k The percentage of all
          Income Less Than 15K Household Income Less Than 15Khouseholds that make less than $15,000 per year.
     23               income-between-15k-and-25k between 15K and 25K
                                  Household Income
          Income between 15K and 25K          The percentage of all households that make between $15,000 and $25,000 pe
     24               income-between-25k-and-35k between 25K and 35K
                                  Household Income
          Income between 25K and 35K          The percentage of all households that make between $25,000 and $35,000 pe
     25               income-between-35k-and-50k between 35K and 50K
                                  Household Income
          Income between 35K and 50K          The percentage of all households that make between $35,000 and $50,000 pe
     26               income-between-50k-and-75k between 50K and 75K
                                  Household Income
          Income between 50K and 75K          The percentage of all households that make between $50,000 and $75,000 pe
     27               income-between-75k-and-100k
                                  Household The percentage of all households
          Income between 75K and 100K Income between 75K and 100K that make between $75,000 and $100,000 p
     28               income-between-100k-and-150k
                                  and 150K The percentage of all households
          Income between 100K Household Income between 100K and 150K that make between $100,000 and $150,000
     29               income-between-150k-and-250k
                                  and 250K The percentage of all households
          Income between 150K Household Income between 150K and 250K that make between $150,000 and $250,000
     30               income-between-250k-and-500k
                                  and 500K The percentage of all households
          Income between 250K Household Income between 250K and 500K that make between $250,000 and $500,000
     31               income-greater-than-500k percentage than 500K
          Income greater than 500K            The
                                  Household Income greater of all households that make more than $500,000 per year.
     32               management-business-and-financial-operations Operations
                                  Management, Operations Financial
                                              Percentage and
          Management, Business, and Financial Business,of population that works in management, business, and financial o
     33               professional-and-related-occupationspopulation
                                  Professional and
                                              Percentage of
          Professional and Related Occupations Related Occupationsthat works in professional and related occupations.
     34   Service     service     Service     Percentage of population that works in the service business.
     35               sales-and-office and Office
          Sales and Office        Sales       Percentage of population that works in sales and office.
     36               farming-fishing-and-forestry
                                  Farming, Percentage of population that works in Farming, Fishing, and Forestry.
          Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Fishing, and Forestry
     37               construction-extraction-and-maintenance
                                  Construction, Extraction, population that works in Construction, Extraction, and Maintena
                                              Percentage
          Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance ofand Maintenance
     38                Transportation, and Material Movingpopulation
                                  Production,Percentage of and Material works in
                                               Transportation,
          Production,production-transportation-and-material-moving that Moving Production, Transportation, and Mater
     39               median-home-age Home Age
          Median Home Age         Median      The average age of homes in years.
     40               median-home-cost Home Cost value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to no
          Median Home Cost        Median      This is the
     41               home-appreciation
          Home Appreciation Home Appreciation The average percentage change in the value of the area's homes.
     42   Homes Owned homes-owned             The
                                  Homes Owned percentage of housing units which are owned by the occupant. A housing
     43               housing-vacant
          Housing Vacant                      The
                                  Housing Vacant percentage of housing units which are vacant (unoccupied). A housing un
44   Homes Rented  homes-rented              The
                               Homes Rented percentage of housing units which are rented by the occupant. A housing
45                 property-tax-rate Tax Rate
     Property Tax Rate         Property The property tax rate shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If the t
46                 less-than-20-000 Worth Less Than $20,000Values less than $20,000.
     Less Than $20,000         Homes         Percentage of Home
47                 20-000-to-39-999          Percentage of $39,999
     $20,000 to $39,999 Homes Worth $20,000 to Home Values between $20,000 and $39,999.
48                 40-000-to-59-999          Percentage of $59,999
     $40,000 to $59,999 Homes Worth $40,000 to Home Values between $40,000 and $59,999.
49                 60-000-to-79-999          Percentage of $79,999
     $60,000 to $79,999 Homes Worth $60,000 to Home Values between $60,000 and $79,999.
50                 80-000-to-99-999          Percentage of $99,999
     $80,000 to $99,999 Homes Worth $80,000 to Home Values between $80,000 to $99,999
51                 100-000-to-149-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $100,000 to $149,999 Homes Worth $100,000 to $149,999 between $100,000 to $149,999.
52                 150-000-to-199-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $150,000 to $199,999 Homes Worth $150,000 to $199,999 between $150,000 to $199,999.
53                 200-000-to-299-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $200,000 to $299,999 Homes Worth $200,000 to $299,999 between $200,000 to $299,999.
54                 300-000-to-399-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $300,000 to $399,999 Homes Worth $300,000 to $399,999 between $300,000 to $399,999.
55                 400-000-to-499-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $400,000 to $499,999 Homes Worth $400,000 to $499,999 between $400,000 to $499,999.
56                 500-000-to-749-999 Percentage of Home Values
     $500,000 to $749,999 Homes Worth $500,000 to $749,999 between $500,000 to $749,999.
57                  or more Homes            Percentage of or more
     $1,000,000 1-000-000-or-moreWorth $1,000,000 Home Values greater than $1,000,000 or more.
58                 1999-to-october-2005 Percentage to October 2005
     1999 to October 2005 Homes Built from 1999 of Housing Units by year structure built 1999 to October 2005.
59   1995 to 1998  1995-to-1998              Percentage to 1998
                               Homes Built from 1995 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1995 to 1998.
60   1990 to 1994  1990-to-1994              Percentage to 1994
                               Homes Built from 1990 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1990 to 1994.
61   1980 to 1989  1980-to-1989              Percentage to 1989
                               Homes Built from 1980 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1980 to 1989.
62   1970 to 1979  1970-to-1979              Percentage to 1979
                               Homes Built from 1970 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1970 to 1979.
63   1960 to 1969  1960-to-1969              Percentage to 1969
                               Homes Built from 1960 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1960 to 1969.
64   1950 to 1959  1950-to-1959              Percentage to 1959
                               Homes Built from 1950 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1950 to 1959.
65   1940 to 1949  1940-to-1949              Percentage to 1949
                               Homes Built from 1940 of Housing Units by Structure Built 1940 to 1949.
66                 1939-or-earlier
     1939 or Earlier                         Percentage Earlier
                               Homes Built in 1939 or of Housing Units by Structure Built 1939 or Earlier.
67   Violent Crime             Violent Crime
                   violent-crime             Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslau
68   Property Crime            Property Crime
                   property-crime            Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle
69   Rainfall (in.)rainfall-in Rainfall (in.)The annual rainfall in inches.
70   Snowfall (in.)                          The
                   snowfall-in Snowfall (in.) annual snowfall in inches.
71                 precipitation-days
     Precipitation Days                      The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch).
                               Precipitation Days
72   Sunny Dayssunny-days Sunny DaysThe average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny.
73   Avg. July High            A             The average daily
                   avg-july-high vg. July High Temperature high temperature for the month of July, in degrees Fahrenhe
74   Avg. Jan. Low                           The average daily
                   avg-jan-lowAvg. Jan. Low Temperature low temperature for the month of January, in degrees Fahre
75                 comfort-index-higher-better values indicate a more confortable climate. The Comfort Index meas
                               Comfort ...Higher
     Comfort Index (higher=better) Index (higher=better)
76   UV Index uv-index UV Index The UV Index is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultrav
77                 e                         The elevation
     Elevation ft. levation-ftElevation or Altitude in ft.or altitude, in feet.
78   School Expend.            School Expenditure amount that the local school district spends on each of its students.
                   school-expend             The dollar
79                 pupil-teacher-ratio
     Pupil/Teacher Ratio Pupil/Teacher Ratio The number of students for each teacher. For example, 19.1 means there are 1
80                 students-per-librarian The number
     Students per Librarian Students per Librarian of students for each Librarian. For example 907 means there are
81                 students-per-counselorThe number
     Students per CounselorStudents per Counselor of students for each Counselor. For example 546 means there are
82                  Grad.      2 yr CollegeThe percentage of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate D
     2 yr College2-yr-college-grad            Gradudate
83                  Grad.      4 yr CollegeThe percentage of the area’s population over the age of 25 with a bachelor’s d
     4 yr College4-yr-college-grad            Gradudate
84                 graduate-degrees
     Graduate Degrees                        The percentage of the area’s population over the age of 25 with a master’s de
                               Graduate Degrees
85                  Grads.     High SchoolThe percentage of the area’s population over the age of 25 with high school di
     High Schoolhigh-school-grads             Gradudates
86   Commute Time  commute-time              The
                               Commute Time average number of minutes that residents of an area require for a one-wa
87                 a                         Commute
     Auto (alone) uto-alone Alone Auto The percentage of the working population which commute to work alone in th
 88   Carpool carpool                     The percentage of the working population which commutes to work in a carpo
                             Carpool Commute
 89              mass-transit ass Transit Commute
      Mass Transit           M            The percentage of the population that commutes using mass transit, including
 90              work-at-home at Home percentage of the population that has their home as their principal place o
      Work at Home           Work         The
 91              commute-less-than-15-min
                              min.        Percentage min.
      Commute Less Than 15Commute Less Than 15 of population with a commute of 15 minutes or less.
 92              commute-15-to-29-min to 29 min.of population with a commute between 15 and 29 minutes.
      Commute 15 to 29 min.  Commute 15   Percentage
 93              commute-30-to-44-min to 44 min.of population with a commute between 30 and 44 minutes.
      Commute 30 to 44 min.  Commute 30   Percentage
 94              commute-45-to-59-min to 59 min.of population with a commute between 45 and 59 minutes.
      Commute 45 to 59 min.  Commute 45   Percentage
 95              commute-greater-than-60-min
                              60 min. Percentage 60 min.
      Commute greater thanCommute greater than of population with a commute of 60 minutes or greater.
 96   Overall    overall                  The total
                             Overall Cost of Livingof all the cost of living categories weighted subjectively as follows: ho
 97   Food       food                     T
                             Cost of Food he average cost of food and groceries (not including restaurants).
 98   Utilities  utilities                The
                             Cost of Utilities average cost of heating or cooling a typical residence for the area, includin
 99              miscellaneous
      Miscellaneous                       The cost
                             Miscellaneous Costs index of those goods and services not included in the other cost of liv
100              percent-religious Religious
      Percent Religious      Percent      The percentage of the population that affiliates with a religion.
101   Catholic catholic                   The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Catholic Church.
                             Catholic Percentage
102                                       The percentage of the population that affiliates with a Protestant Church.
      Protestant protestant Protestant Percentage
103   LDS        lds                      The
                             LDS Percentage percentage of the population that affiliates with The Church of Jesus Chris
104   Baptist    baptist                  The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Baptist Faith.
                             Baptist Percentage
105              episcopalian
      Episcopalian                        The percentage
                             Episcopalian Percentage of the population that affiliates with the Episcopalian Faith.
106                                        Percentage
      PentecostalpentecostalPentecostalThe percentage of the population that affiliates with the Pentecostal Faith.
107                                       The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Lutheran Faith.
      Lutheran lutheran Lutheran Percentage
108                                       The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Methodist Faith.
      Methodist methodist Methodist Percentage
109              p           P            The percentage
      Presbyterian resbyterian resbyterian Percentage of the population that affiliates with the Presbyterian Faith.
110              other-christian Christian Percentage of the population that affiliates with a Christian Faith not listed
      Other Christian        Other        The percentage
111   Jewish     jewish                   The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Jewish Faith.
                             Jewish Percentage
112   Eastern    eastern                  The percentage of the population that affiliates with an Eastern Religion.
                             Eastern Percentage
113   Islam      islam                    The percentage of the population that affiliates with the Islam Faith.
                             Islam Percentage
114                                       The percentage of the population that is registered as a Democrat.
      Democrat democrat Democrat Percentage
115                                       Percentage
      Republican republican Republican The percentage of the population that is registered as a Republican.
116              independent-other
      Independent Other                   The percentage of the
                             Independent Other Percentage population that is registered with an Independent Party
 nce 2000. Negative percentages represent a decrease in population.
Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

a household. A household includes all persons who occupy a housing unit, which may be a house, apartment, mobile home, or set of room




orts from the EPA. Higher values are better. The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of se
  upply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better. The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indica
d impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts.
100000 population.
 area. The unemployment rate is expressed as a percentage of the available work force that is not employed.
 ailable jobs over the most recent 12-month period. A decrease in available jobs is represented as a negative number.
  the next ten years based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors. A projected decrease in available jobs is represente
 ing state, county and local taxes.
uding state, county and local taxes. Federal income taxes are not included.
eographic area, including all adults and children.
  en geographic area. The median is the middle value when all are arranged from highest to lowest.
 less than $15,000 per year.
 between $15,000 and $25,000 per year.
 between $25,000 and $35,000 per year.
 between $35,000 and $50,000 per year.
 between $50,000 and $75,000 per year.
 between $75,000 and $100,000 per year.
 between $100,000 and $150,000 per year.
 between $150,000 and $250,000 per year.
 between $250,000 and $500,000 per year.
 more than $500,000 per year.
agement, business, and financial operations.
essional and related occupations.
 ervice business.

ing, Fishing, and Forestry.
truction, Extraction, and Maintenance.
uction, Transportation, and Material Moving.

me sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when y
of the area's homes.
wned by the occupant. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters.
acant (unoccupied). A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters.
ented by the occupant. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters.
 per $1,000 of home value. If the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000),

0 and $39,999.
0 and $59,999.
0 and $79,999.
0 to $99,999
00 to $149,999.
00 to $199,999.
00 to $299,999.
00 to $399,999.
00 to $499,999.
00 to $749,999.
000,000 or more.
 e built 1999 to October 2005.
ilt 1995 to 1998.
ilt 1990 to 1994.
ilt 1980 to 1989.
ilt 1970 to 1979.
ilt 1960 to 1969.
ilt 1950 to 1959.
ilt 1940 to 1949.
ilt 1939 or Earlier.
murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. All violent crimes involve force or threat of force.
lary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is n


 precipitation (over .01 inch).
e predominantly sunny.
month of July, in degrees Fahrenheit.
 onth of January, in degrees Fahrenheit.
climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains
 exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude.

 ct spends on each of its students.
 r example, 19.1 means there are 19.1 pupils for each teacher in the school.
For example 907 means there are 907 pupils per Librarian.
  For example 546 means there are 546 pupils per Counselor.
r the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree.
r the age of 25 with a bachelor’s degree or other 4-year college degree.
r the age of 25 with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree.
r the age of 25 with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).
 ts of an area require for a one-way commute to work.
 hich commute to work alone in their car.
 hich commutes to work in a carpool.
mutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry.
  eir home as their principal place of work.
  15 minutes or less.
 etween 15 and 29 minutes.
 etween 30 and 44 minutes.
 etween 45 and 59 minutes.
  60 minutes or greater.
 eighted subjectively as follows: housing (30%), food and groceries (15%), transportation (10%), utilities (6%), health care (7%), and miscel
 ncluding restaurants).
 cal residence for the area, including electricity and natural gas.
 ot included in the other cost of living categories, including clothing, restaurants, repairs, entertainment, and other services.
 tes with a religion.
 tes with the Catholic Church.
 tes with a Protestant Church.
 tes with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
 tes with the Baptist Faith.
 tes with the Episcopalian Faith.
 tes with the Pentecostal Faith.
 tes with the Lutheran Faith.
 tes with the Methodist Faith.
 tes with the Presbyterian Faith.
 tes with a Christian Faith not listed.
 tes with the Jewish Faith.
 tes with an Eastern Religion.
 tes with the Islam Faith.
 stered as a Democrat.
 stered as a Republican.
 stered with an Independent Party.
 ge (or Mean).

ment, mobile home, or set of rooms.




ir quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemi
watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges.




 ative number.
ease in available jobs is represented as a negative number.




e price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the avera

te living quarters.
iving quarters.
 te living quarters.
ould be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.




es involve force or threat of force.
money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.




ou noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the hum
, and latitude.
(6%), health care (7%), and miscellaneous expenses such as clothing, services, and entertainment (32%). State and local taxes are not incl


and other services.
e, lead, and volatile organic chemicals.




 a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values.
mmertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summ
State and local taxes are not included in any category.
h or low values.
a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.
umidity will have on people.

								
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