December 2006 Values Update Survey

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OWNRENT

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you own or rent your home?
  1) Own
  2) Rent
  3) Other arrangement
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Own 69.6% 69.6%
Rent 25.7% 95.3%
Other arrangement 4.1% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Own 47.4% 54.4% 70.3% 78.2% 81.4% 82.3% 69.6%
Rent 37.8% 41.0% 27.5% 19.5% 16.3% 13.9% 25.8%
Other arrangement 14.6% 4.6% 2.3% 1.3% 2.2% 2.8% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.2% 1.1% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Own 71.5% 67.9% 69.6%
Rent 24.4% 26.9% 25.7%
Other arrangement 3.5% 4.6% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Own 51.5% 67.0% 69.7% 82.9% 69.8%
Rent 42.6% 28.6% 24.7% 14.0% 25.6%
Other arrangement 5.0% 4.0% 5.6% 2.4% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Own 78.2% 67.0% 68.8% 70.5%
Rent 18.1% 28.8% 26.6% 25.3%
Other arrangement 3.7% 4.2% 3.6% 3.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Own 77.9% 48.6% 50.3% 69.7%
Rent 17.9% 45.9% 44.8% 25.8%
Other arrangement 3.8% 5.4% 4.4% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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