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Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Section 1 - General Survey Information

Part B - General Housing Characteristics

Type of Structure

  1. - Single family detached (detached structure with only one primary residence; however the structure could include a rental unit(s) in the basement, attic, etc.
  2. - Row or townhouse, inner unit (2, 3 or 4 story structure with two walls in common with other units and a private ground level entrance; it may have a rental unit as part of the structure)
  3. - End row or end townhouse (one common wall)
  4. - Duplex (detached 2 unit structure with one common wall between the units)
  5. - 3-plex or 4-plex (3 or 4 unit structure with all units occupying the same level or levels)
  6. - Garden (a multi-unit structure usually wider than it is high, having 2, 3, or possibly 4 floors; characteristically the units not only have common walls but are also stacked on top of one another)
  7. - High-rise (a multi-unit structure which has 4 or more floors)
  8. - Apartment or flat (a unit not described above; could be located in the basement, attic, second floor, or over the garage of one of the units described above)
  9. - Mobile home or trailer
  10. - College dormitory
  11. - Other


  1. - Gas
  2. - Electricity
  3. - Fuel
  4. - Fuel Oil
  5. - Other
  6. - No fuel used

Included with the housing unit

  1. - Swimming pool
  2. - Off-street parking
  3. - Porch, terrace, patio, or balcony
  4. - Apartment or guest house
  5. - Central air conditioning
  6. - Window air conditioning

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011