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SPM unit's tenure/mortgage status

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SPMMORT records a family's tenure and mortgage status. Specifically, it identifies whether a family rents their home, owns their home with a mortgage, or owns their home without a mortgage. This information used to construct poverty thresholds for the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM).

For more information on the construction of SPM thresholds, see the Census Bureau's "The Research Supplemental Poverty Measure" report.


SPMMORT is comparable across years.


  • All persons.


Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2010 – 2018 - - X - - - - - - - - -


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