Data Dictionary for the Low and Moderate Income Summary Data

The table below provides definitions for each of the fields used in the Low and Moderate Income Summary Data.

Field Definition

CDBGUOGID

The CDBG Unit of Government Identification Code. This is a HUD assigned identifier to each grantee. The first two characters of the CDBGUOGID is the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric state code; the last 4 characters of the CDBGUOGID is the HUD Place Code.

CDBGNAME

The name of the CDBG formula program jurisdiction that covers this area

CDBGTYPE

Metropolitan Cities are "51" (principal city) and "52" (other city). Urban Counties are "66", and States are "22".

STUSAB

The alpha Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) state abbreviation

LOGRECNO

This is the state abbreviation and the Logical Record Number for the area in Census Bureau Summary File 3. This field may be used to link the split block group to all Census Bureau Summary File 3 data files.

STATE

The numeric Federal Information Process Standards (FIPS) state code

COUNTY

The numeric Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) county code

COUNTYNAME

The name of the county

COUSUB

The numeric Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) county subdivision code

COUSUBNAME

The name of the county subdivision

PLACE

The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric city/place code

PLACENAME

The name of the place

TRACT

The numeric code for the census tract. In other publications or reports, the code sometimes appears as a 2 digit decimal XXXX.XX.

BLKGRP

The block group code

LOWMOD

The count of Low Mod Persons. Synonym for PMOD. This is the revised count of low/mod persons

LOWMODUNIV

Persons with the potential for being deemed Low Mod. Use as the denominator for MOD, LOW, and VLOW %'s.

LOWMODPCT

The percentage of persons who are of low/moderate income; calculated by LOWMOD/LOWMODUNIV times 100. This is the revised lowmod percentage.

POP100

The 100% count of population for the area from the 2000 census

HU100

The 100% count of housing units for the area from the 2000 census

FAMUNIV

The estimate of persons in family households

FAMMOD

Number of family households below the moderate-income threshold for the area

FAMLOW

Number of family households below the low-income threshold for the area

FAMVLOW

Number of family households below the very low-income threshold for the area

NFAMUNIV

The estimate of persons in non-family households

NFAMMOD

Number of non-family households below the moderate-income threshold for the area

NFAMLOW

Number of non-family households below the low-income threshold for the area

NFAMVLOW

Number of non-family households below the very low-income threshold for the area

HHUNIV

The total estimate of persons in households

HHMOD

The number moderate-income households; calculated by FAMMOD + NFAMMOD

HHLOW

The number low-income households; calculated by FAMLOW + NFAMLOW

HHVLOW

The number very low-income households; calculated by FAMVLOW + NFAMVLOW

FAMPMOD

Persons in family households below the moderate-income threshold for the area

FAMPLOW

Persons in family households below the low-income threshold for the area

FAMPVLOW

Persons in family households below the very low-income threshold for the area

NFAMPMOD

Persons in non-family households below the moderate-income threshold for the area

NFAMPLOW

Persons in non-family households below the low-income threshold for the area

NFAMPVLOW

Persons in non-family households below the very low-income threshold for the area

PMOD

The total number of persons below the moderate-income threshold. Synonym for LOWMOD; calculated by FAMPMOD + NFAMPMOD

PLOW

The total number of persons below the low-income threshold; calculated by FAMPLOW + NFAMPLOW

PVLOW

The total number of persons below the very low-income threshold; calculated by FAMPVLOW + NFAMPLOW

HHTOT

The total estimate of family and non-family households.