Mortgages on Homes: A Report on the Results of the Inquiry as to the Mortgage Debt on Homes Other Than Farm Homes at the Fourteenth Census, 1920

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DESCRIPTION OF DETAILED TABLES.

HOMES IN THE UNITED STATES: 1890-1920.

Table 23 (p. 130) shows, for divisions and States, the total number of homes not on farms, the number rented, the number owned, the number owned free, the number owned mortgaged, the number unknown as to whether free or mortgaged, and the number unknown as to whether owned or rented, for 1920, 1910, and 1900, together with the same information for 1890, except that the homes for which definite reports as to tenure and encumbrance were not received are not shown separately for that year.

The following statement summarizes the statistics for homes not on farms in the United States for the last four census years:

CENSUS
YEAR.
HOMES NOT ON FARMS.
Total. Rented. Owned. Tenure
unknown.
Total. Free. Mortgaged. Unknown.
1920 17,600,472 10,188,111 7,041,283 4,131,878 2,735,668 173,737 371,078
1910 14,131,945 8,426,664 5,245,380 3,408,854 1,701,062 135,464 459,901
1900 10,488,814 6,351,836 3,615,678 2,338,533 1,101,802 175,343 521,300
18901 7,922,973 4,999,302 2,923,671 2,113,738 809,933 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1Figures include distribution of unknown, not shown separately for 1890.

Table 24 (p. 134), relating to cities having 100,000 inhabitants or more, and Table 25 (p. 135), relating to cities having 25,000 to 100,000 inhabitants, show, for 1920, the total number of homes, the number rented, the number owned, the number owned free or mortgaged, the number unknown as to whether free or mortgaged, and the number unknown as to whether owned or rented. Separate figures for the five boroughs of New York City are also given in Table 24.

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  • Title Page 1
  • Note by the Director of the Census. 3
  • Contents 5
  • Foreword. 11
  • Introduction. 17
  • General Summary. 37
  • Description of Detailed Tables. 73
  • Detailed Tables 129
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