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Table 1 Census variables used to evaluate demographic and economic characteristics around NPL sites

From: A spatial evaluation of socio demographics surrounding National Priorities List sites in Florida using a distance-based approach

Name Attribute
Race Persons who are Black, American Indian, Alaskan Native, other Pacific Islander, Asian, Native Hawaiian, some other or two or more races
Families Living in Poverty Families income in 1999 below poverty
Hispanic or Latino Origin Persons who identify themselves as, Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Cuban as well as those who indicated that they were "other Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino."
Median Income Income below $41,994 in 1999
Lacking Complete Plumbing Facilities Lacking all of the following; hot & cold piped water, flush toilet and a bathtub or shower (in the housing unit)
Renter Occupied Occupied units which are not owner occupied, whether rented for cash rent or without payment of cash rent
Occupation (Includes white collar and blue collar trades) Persons 16 and over employed in management, financial, business and related professional occupations;
Persons 16 or older employed in farming, agriculture, forestry, mining, construction, manufacturing, wholesale, retail trade, transportation, utilities, food service or other laborer type occupations
Total Population All people, male, female, child, and adult living in a given geographic area
Education Persons 18 or older with a high school diploma or less education; bachelor degree; and graduate or professional degree
Foreign Born Persons who were born outside of the US, includes, naturalized and non-citizens.