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Median

In a data set, the value that half the data points fall below and half the data points fall above. It is used along with the mean; it is not as influenced by extreme values as the mean.

median

The middle number of a series. See also mean, which includes examples.

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The median price-per-square foot for West Side prewar and postwar condominiums was slightly higher than the third quarter of 2002, with West Side prewar condominiums at $668 compared to $661 last year and West Side postwar condominiums at $700 compared to $659 last year.
In August, housing prices reached a monthly record high for the third straight month, with the median cost of a home verging on $400,000.
Representing the collective judgment of hundreds of auditors, the medians in exhibit 1 provide yardsticks other auditors can apply to materiality decisions.
Not included in tabulations of medians were wage increases of unspecified amounts and cost-of-living adjustments.
The initial projects include median improvements and landscaping on Avenue R between 25th and 29th streets east; 47th Street East between avenues R-11 and R-12; median improvements at the Four Points intersection; median improvements east and west of 40th Street East; and improvements on a Palmdale Boulevard service road from Landon Avenue to 200 feet east of 37th Street East.
For a copy of '2002 Median Ratios for Continuing Care Retirement Communities' please visit Fitch's web site 'www.
The fourth quarter median sale price of $270,000 was $10,000 or 4 percent higher than the $260,000 median of the fourth quarter of 1995.
Simmes said he believed the median in Simi Valley was at least 30 feet wide and noted that wide medians are more effective than stationary barriers because drivers often regain control of a car within 35 feet.
that surfaced earlier this year, the all-industries median first-year
McClintock said a localized surge in demand for higher-price homes was behind the increase in the median.
With lump-sums factored in, the highest medians were in the railroad sector, 9 percent; health care services, 6.
Paul Racs, assistant director of the city's Operation Clean Sweep, which administers the Adopt-A-Median program, said interested groups must submit drawings of their plans for a median, including the design and types of plants to be used.