People with the same last name at the same address are grouped as a family.
|586248672155||John||Smith||123 Main St||456386317944|
|954657264921||Betty||Smith||123 Main St||456386317944|
|216795267898||James||Doe||123 Main St||957983215956|
John and Betty share a common
family_id, and therefore make up the adult members of this family. While James lives at the same address, he is not considered part of this family.
The size of the family is represented in the following attributes:
family.adult_count- The number of adults in the family.
family.children_count- The number of children in the family.
family.member_count- The number of people in the family.
Children are not represented as individual person records. However, they are counted as part of the family.
In the above example, John and Betty have three children. The size of their family would be represented as follows:
Families confirmed to own their home are identified with
family.home_owner. When home ownership is not confirmed, an estimate predicts home owner or home renter.
For homeowners, additional details may be available about their home and mortgage.
The following attributes estimate the length of time a family has resided at an address:
family.appeared_on- The date the family moved into the location.
family.estimated_appeared_on- A range that estimates the date the family moved into the residence.
Additional details about the family are available: