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non-family household


A non-family household is defined as a household maintained by a person living alone or with non-relatives only.
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aiea


A race/origin category used by the Census Bureau that consists of American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts.
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api


A race/origin category used by the Census Bureau that consists of Asian or Pacific Island descent.
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b.a.


A "bachelor of arts" degree. A B.A. is earned at a college or university and requires three or more years of full-time study, or part-time equivalent, in a prescribed course of undergraduate curriculum designed to prepare the student for professional work or graduate study. B.A. is also used here to stand for any four-year college degree, [..]
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black non hispanic


A race/origin category used by the Census Bureau that consists of persons who identified their race as "Black," but did not identify themselves as being of Hispanic origin or descent.
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central city


A central city is the largest city within a "metropolitan" area, as defined by the Census Bureau. Additional cities within the metropolitan area can also be classified as "central cities" if they meet certain employment, population, and employment/residence ratio requirements.
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community access center


A public place where a local community can use computers, the Internet, or other new technologies. Community access centers can include libraries, schools, community centers, and other public access points. Communities may vary as to which public access points serve as community access centers.
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computer


A "computer" is defined for Current Population Surveys as a personal or home workstation having a typewriter-like keyboard connected to a laptop computer, mini-computer, or mainframe computer.
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e-mail


The digital transmission of a message from one person to another using a communications network.
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employed


Employed persons comprise (1) all civilians who, during the survey week, do any work at all as paid employees or in their own business or profession, or on their own farm, or who work 15 hours or more as unpaid workers on a farm in a business operated by a member of the family; and (2) all those who have jobs but who are not working because of illn [..]
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