adult: "Census Income" Dataset

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"Census Income" dataset from UCI machine learning repository




(From UCI machine learning repository)

  • age. continuous

  • workclass. Private, Self-emp-not-inc, Self-emp-inc, Federal-gov, Local-gov, State-gov, Without-pay, Never-worked

  • fnlwgt. continuous

  • education. Bachelors, Some-college, 11th, HS-grad, Prof-school, Assoc-acdm, Assoc-voc, 9th, 7th-8th, 12th, Masters, 1st-4th, 10th, Doctorate, 5th-6th, Preschool education-num: continuous

  • marital. Married-civ-spouse, Divorced, Never-married, Separated, Widowed, Married-spouse-absent, Married-AF-spouse

  • occupation. Tech-support, Craft-repair, Other-service, Sales, Exec-managerial, Prof-specialty, Handlers-cleaners, Machine-op-inspct, Adm-clerical, Farming-fishing, Transport-moving, Priv-house-serv, Protective-serv, Armed-Forces

  • relationship. Wife, Own-child, Husband, Not-in-family, Other-relative, Unmarried

  • race. White, Asian-Pac-Islander, Amer-Indian-Eskimo, Other, Black

  • sex. Female, Male

  • capgain. continuous

  • caploss. continuous

  • hoursperweek. continuous

  • nativecountry. United-States, Cambodia, England, Puerto-Rico, Canada, Germany, Outlying-US(Guam-USVI-etc), India, Japan, Greece, South, China, Cuba, Iran, Honduras, Philippines, Italy, Poland, Jamaica, Vietnam, Mexico, Portugal, Ireland, France, Dominican-Republic, Laos, Ecuador, Taiwan, Haiti, Columbia, Hungary, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Scotland, Thailand, Yugoslavia, El-Salvador, Trinadad&Tobago, Peru, Hong, Holand-Netherlands

  • income. <=50K, >50K

  • incomebin. 0 if income<=50K, 1 if income>50K


(From UCI machine learning repository) Link: Donor: Ronny Kohavi and Barry Becker Data Mining and Visualization Silicon Graphics. e-mail: for questions.

Data Set Information: Extraction was done by Barry Becker from the 1994 Census database. A set of reasonably clean records was extracted using the following conditions: ((AAGE>16) && (AGI>100) && (AFNLWGT>1)&& (HRSWK>0))


Bache, K. & Lichman, M. (2013). UCI Machine Learning Repository []. Irvine, CA: University of California, School of Information and Computer Science.

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