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Pre-1950 and Pre-1980 Housing Throughout New Jersey

origin_of_data: NJ EPHT Project Staff
origin_of_data: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
publication_date: 201710
indicator_title: Pre-1950 and Pre-1980 Housing Throughout New Jersey
link_to_dataset: https://www26.state.nj.us/doh-shad/indicator/view/pre1950home.percent.html
abstract: In 2015, New Jersey had approximately 931,000 housing units which were built before 1950. The number of housing units built before 1950 ranged from about 8,000 in Salem County to over 134,000 in Essex County. The percentage of housing units built before 1950 was highest in Hudson (44.2%), Essex (43.0%) and Union (37.4%) Counties. Ocean County had the lowest percentage of housing units built before 1950 (8.3%). Also in 2015, New Jersey had approximately 2.4 million housing units which were built before 1980. The number of housing units built before 1980 ranged from about 20,000 in Salem County to over 281,000 in Bergen County. The percentage of housing units built before 1980 was highest in Union (82.7%), Passaic (82.1%) and Essex (80.7%) Counties. Somerset County had the lowest percentage of housing units built before 1980 (51.4%).
purpose: This data set contributes to the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network. The EPHT cooperative agreement states that "by September 30, 2008 [all grantees must] track and make available core environmental health tracking measures on the State and National EPHT Network [including] data/information on elevated blood lead levels in children, as defined through the Content workgroup process." One of the major factors contributing to these elevated childhood blood lead levels is chips of peeling paint in older homes. Data are based upon housing information gathered from the American Community Survey of the U.S. Census. This dataset has been designed for surveillance and case management and is targeted toward local health department personnel (nurse case managers and environmental inspectors).
supplemental_data_info: These data are based on information from the 2015 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census.
beginning_date_in_dataset: 20150101
end_date_of_dataset: 20151231
publication_date_of_dataset: Time Period End Date
dataset_status: Complete
update_frequency: Decennially
westbound_coordinate: -75.559791000000004
eastbound_coordinate: -73.893980999999997
northbound_coordinate: 41.357427000000001
southbound_coordinate: 38.928767999999998
themekey_type: NONE
theme_keyword: lead, Pb, lead exposure, lead paint, lead contamination
theme_keyword: blood lead, elevated blood lead
theme_keyword: child, children, childhood, poverty
theme_keyword: housing, housing age, housing units, housing stock, 1950, pre-1950, 1980, pre-1980
placekey_type: FIPS 5-2 (State)
place_keyword: New Jersey, NJ, 34
placekey_type: FIPS 6-4 (County)
place_keyword: Atlantic, 34001; Bergen, 34003; Burlington, 34005; Camden, 34007; Cape May, 34009; Cumberland, 34011; Essex, 34013; Gloucester, 34015; Hudson, 34017; Hunterdon, 34019; Mercer, 34021; Middlesex, 34023; Monmouth, 34025; Morris, 34027; Ocean, 34029; Passaic, 34031; Salem, 34033; Somerset, 34035; Sussex, 34037; Union, 34039; Warren, 34041
access_constraints_to_data: None.
use_constraints_of_data: These are publicly available data from the 2015 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census. Data should not be used in epidemiologic investigations of health outcome and environmental linkages. Data cannot be used for commercial purposes but can be used to form a basis for additional health studies or specific remediation actions.
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
security_system: None
security_classification: None
security_handling_procedure: None
GIS_notes: None
data_completeness: All data are directly abstracted from the 2015 U.S. Census ACS.
data_processing_step_description: Housing data downloaded from U.S. Census and imported in Excel.
data_processing_step_date: 201610
data_processing_step_description: Records transferred to NJ EPHT program for creation of NCDM.
data_processing_step_date: 201610
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJ EPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
data_use_liability: In preparation of data, every effort has been made to offer the most current, and correct data possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in data may occur. The NJ EPHTN disclaims any responsibility for data errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained within this database. The state and national EPHTN also reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice.
data_request_info: These data are available on New Jersey's Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Portal.
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
metadata_standard_name: EPHTN Tracking Network Profile Version 1.2
metadata_access_constraints: None
metadata_use_constraints: Data should not be used in epidemiologic investigations of health outcome and environmental linkages.