Total Housing Units -Vacant

Source:
US Census Bureau

Release:
2010 Census - Households

Units:
Housing Units

Frequency:
Point in Time 2010

Why Use:

Vacant housing units measures the current occupancy of the area. This can be an indicator of overall economic decline as well as population size.

Suggested Treatment:

The data shows autocorrection, seasonality and a non-normal distribution. The data should be differenced and seasonally adjusted. While the Order Norm transformation, provides the best normality, the Boxcox variable will also perform well.

Grain Transformation:

Data is unable to be distributed by time or geography. The roll up method used is Sum.

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Total Housing Units -Vacant

Autocorrectation Analysis:

Trend Analysis:

Distribution Analysis:

The Shapiro-Wilk test returned W = 0.97 with a p-value =0.00 indicating the data does not follow a normal distribution.

A skewness score of 0.04 indicates the data are fairly symmetrical.

Hartigan's dip test score of 0.01 with a p-value of 0.00 inidcates the data is multimodal

Statistics (Pearson P/ df, lower => more normal)

No transform
17.87
Box-cox
13.95
Log_b(x-a)
41.45
sqrt(x+a)
15.94
exp(x)
NA
arcsinh(x)
41.45
Yeo-Johnson
13.95
OrderNorm
1.13

Data Notes:

2010 is the most recent Census data being reported.

Citation:

US Census Bureau, Total Tenure [H003003], https://www.socialexplorer.com/data/C2000/metadata/?ds=SF1&var=H003003

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