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When it comes to housing, there seems to be no shortage of numbers and statistics. Here’s a dose from a recent press release issued by the Census Bureau on, well, homes for trick-or-treating.
Number of occupied housing units across the nation in 2007—-all potential stops for trick-or-treaters.
Percentage of households with residents who consider their neighborhood safe. In addition, 78 percent said there was no place within a mile of their homes where they would be afraid to walk alone at night.
The estimated number of potential trick-or-treaters in 2007—- children 5 to 13—-across the United States. This number is down about 38,000 from a year earlier. Of course, many other children—-older than 13, and younger than 5—-also go trick-or-treating.
Photo by Jim Murphy.