All Property: Boston Assessing Department, 1992, Tract LevelSource file: /vol/geo/util/metadata2/mcp/sample_md_tree/boston_foundation/ASSESALT.dbf
Covers land use for all types of property.The City of Boston's Assessing Department is responsible for determining the value of a commercial or residential property. The amount of property taxes paid by the property's owner is determined by the assessed value of the property and building. - This file covers 105,144 parcels of all land use types in the city of Boston. - The total assessed value of the land in 1992 was $8,480,015,400. - The total assessed value of the property in 1992 was $19,740,949,620.
Time Period of Content: 1992
Coordinate System: State Plane Coordinate System 1983, meters
Source: Boston Foundation
Acknowledgements and Restrictions: Datasets in the children and families database were collected from many different sources. Each source was normalized by census tract, blockgroup or zipcode by some folks at Northeastern University. For details on this process and on the Children and Families Database, consult the full documentation provided in bfppp3.doc which should be in the same directory as the tables.
Entity Overview: The entities in this dataset are attributesof 1990 census tracts. To be mapped, these attributes must be joined with an appropriate database of tract polygons.
Attribute Definition Units Tract Census Tract n/a Count Number of parcels. Parcels Tagrig Number of agriculture parcels. Parcels Tapart Number of Apartment building parcels. Parcels Tcomland Number of commercial land parcels. Parcels Tcommco Number of Commercial condo parcels. Parcels Tcomme Number of commercial parcels. Parcels Tcondod Number of condo dwelling parcels. Parcels Tconmast Number of condo master parcels (common land). Parcels Tconpark Number of condo parking parcels. Parcels Texempt Number of tax exempt parcels. Parcels Texempta Number of tax exempt 121A parcels. Parcels Tindust Number of industrial parcels. Parcels Tres1 Number of single family residence parcels. Parcels Tres2 Number of two-family resident parcels. Parcels Tres3 Number of three family resident parcels. Parcels Tres4 Number of four family resident parcels. Parcels Trescom Number of resident /commercial parcels. Parcels Treslan Number of residential land parcels. Parcels Tusemis Number of parcels for which use is missing. Parcels Totland Total value of land. US_Dollars Totprop Total value of property. US_Dollars
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