Tip of the Day - Median Household Income by School District
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.. the most recent estimate of median household income for school districts is as of 2014. These data are based on the American Community Survey (ACS2014) 5-year and 1-year estimates. See details about other years and longitudinal data below in this section.
Number and Type of Schools Districts -- ACS 2014 tabulation areas
- 2013-2014 school year; as of January 1, 2014
Option 1. Use the interactive table:
- go to http://proximityone.com/sd14dp3.htm (5-year estimates)
- median household income is item E086.
- scroll left on the table until E086 appears in the header column
- this column shows the 2014 ACS 5-year estimate for E086 for all school districts
- see usage notes below table.
Option 2. Use the API operation:
- 5-year estimates for unified school districts in Arizona ...
- median household income ($MHI) is item B19013_001E.
- click this link to get B19013_001E (median household income) using the API tool.
.. this API must be used on a state-by-state basis.
.. the state FIPS code must be the last two characters in the URL.
- a new page displays showing a line/row for each school district.
- median household income appears on the left, then school district name and code.
- optionally save this file and import the data into a preferred program.
- more about API tools.
- more about using 1-year and 5-year estimates.
Extending option 2 ... accessing race, origin and $MHI for each school district type ...
click on these example APIs to access Arizona data for all districts (most states have only unified districts)
.. elementary districts
.. secondary districts
.. unified districts
to access for other states, modify the API string, replacing "state:04" with "state:SS" (no quotes)
where SS is the state FIPS code
items used in these API calls:
.. B01003_001E - Total population
.. B02001_002E - White alone
.. B02001_003E - Black or African American alone
.. B02001_005E - Asian alone
.. B02001_006E - Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
.. B02001_007E - Some other race alone
.. B02001_008E - Two or more races
.. B03001_001E - Hispanic (of any race)
.. B19013_001E - Median household income
Option 3. View the median household income in context of other attributes for a school district.
- click this link to select a school district of interest.
- click on a link to view a school district report (request a district to be added).
- when the report displays, scroll down in the table to the household income section.
See this related section on school district community.
This section is focused on median household income and school districts. Many other subject matter items will be apparent when these methods are used. Optionally adjust above details to view different subject matter for school districts.
Data for Other Years & Longitudinal Data
Annual data for median household income by school district are available from the American Community Survey
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