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Severely crowded renter households, New York City

Severely crowded renter households, New York City

Source: American Community Survey (accessed via American Fact Finder)

Interpretation of NYC example

The number of severely crowded renter households (renter households with more than 1.5 persons per room) increased from about 67,500 households citywide in 2006 to about 98,000 households citywide in 2016. Severely crowded households made up 4.6 percent of all renter households in 2016.

How to construct

This data is downloaded from American Fact Finder. Specifically, data is obtained for both New York City and the U.S. from TABLE B25014 TENURE BY OCCUPANTS PER ROOM for the one-year ACS estimates for 2006 and 2016. Severely crowded households are those with more than 1.5 persons per room. We only report for renter households.

Figure notes

Data are shown for one specific area only (New York City in this case). These data are displayed as a column chart with each bar representing the total severely crowded households for each year.

See also:
Moderately or severely rent-burdened households, New York City
Share of renter households moderately or severely rent burdened by income, New York City
Rental units vacancy rate, New York City

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