LFP 2017 By Monthly Water Bill

LFP MEASURES BY MONTHLY WATER BILL

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CNMI Total

The monthly water bill median amount was $45.00 while the mean amount was $61.17 for all occupied units that paid for water in the CNMI in 2017. Units with a monthly bill between $25 to $49 was the highest percentage (35.4%) of all units that paid for water; units that paid between $50 to $74 was 22.7%; units that paid less than $25 was 17.7%; units that paid between $75 and $99 was 19.7%; units that paid between $100 and $149 was 7.0%; units that paid $150 to $199 was 4.1%; while units that paid $200 or more was 3.2%.

By Island

The water monthly bill median and mean amounts were higher in Rota ($50.00 and $71.41, respectively) than in Saipan ($45.00 and $61.51, respectively) and in Tinian ($40.00 and $52.41, respectively). In other words, units in Rota spent more on water monthly, on average, than in Saipan and in Tinian. For example, as shown in Chart H29.1 and Table H29.1, the percentage of all units that paid between $75 to $99 was 11.9% in Rota, 9.7% in Saipan, but only 8.8% in Tinian.

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the water monthly bill median was highest in District 3 ($59) and lowest in Districts 1 and 2 ($40.00). The mean amount was highest in Districts 5 ($73.35) and lowest in District 3 ($54.98). The percentage of all units that paid between $25 and $49 was highest in District 1 (41.7%) and lowest in District 4 (22.8%). The percentage of all units that paid between $50 and $74 was highest in District 4 (29.3%) and lowest in District 3 (19.8%). The percentage of all units that paid less than $25 was highest in District 3 (29.3%) and lowest in District 5 (7.0%). The percentage of all units that paid between $75 and $99 was the same in Districts 1, 2, and 4 and the same in Districts 3 and 5. The percentage of all units that paid between $100 and $149 was highest in District 4 (11.5%) and lowest in District 2 (4.9%). The percentage of all units that paid between $150 and $199 was highest in District 4 (7.4%) and lowest in District 3 (2.4%). The percentage of all units that paid between $200 or more was highest in District 5 (5.5%) and lowest in District 1 (2.5%). See Chart H29.1 and Table H29.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H29.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H29.1 Occupied Housing Units by Monthly Water Bill, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Monthly Water Bill Less than $15.00 217 140 359 54 19 6 23
Monthly Water Bill $15.00 to $29.99 496 330 1,045 97 187 232 95
Monthly Water Bill $30.00 to $44.99 1,076 351 905 152 628 257 143
Monthly Water Bill $45.99 to $59.99 597 215 546 139 318 92 131
Monthly Water Bill $60.00 to $74.99 503 175 408 165 214 117 67
Monthly Water Bill $75.00 to $84.99 269 176 250 92 95 40 58
Monthly Water Bill $90.00 to $99.99 158 79 16 56 34 23
Monthly Water Bill $100.00 to $149.99 217 77 283 109 160 37 89
Monthly Water Bill $150.00 to $199.99 230 40 99 70 101 12 22
Monthly Water Bill $200 + 57 61 121 51 104 18 27
Percent within Less than $15.00 5.7% 8.9% 8.8% 5.7% 1.0% 0.7% 3.4%
Percent within $15.00 to $29.99 13.0% 21.1% 25.5% 10.2% 10.0% 27.5% 14.1%
Percent within $30.00 to $44.99 28.2% 22.4% 22.1% 16.1% 33.4% 30.4% 21.1%
Percent within $45.99 to $59.99 15.6% 13.7% 13.3% 14.8% 16.9% 10.9% 19.3%
Percent within $60.00 to $74.99 13.2% 11.2% 10.0% 17.5% 11.4% 13.8% 9.9%
Percent within $75.00 to $84.99 7.0% 11.3% 6.1% 9.8% 5.0% 4.8% 8.5%
Percent within $90.00 to $99.99 4.1% 0.0% 1.9% 1.6% 3.0% 4.1% 3.4%
Percent within $100.00 to $149.99 5.7% 4.9% 6.9% 11.5% 8.5% 4.4% 13.2%
Percent within $150.00 to $199.99 6.0% 2.6% 2.4% 7.4% 5.3% 1.4% 3.2%
Percent within $200 + 1.5% 3.9% 3.0% 5.4% 5.5% 2.1% 3.9%
Percent by Less than $15.00 26.6% 17.1% 43.9% 6.6% 2.3% 0.7% 2.8%
Percent by $15.00 to $29.99 20.0% 13.3% 42.1% 3.9% 7.5% 9.4% 3.8%
Percent by $30.00 to $44.99 30.6% 10.0% 25.8% 4.3% 17.9% 7.3% 4.1%
Percent by $45.99 to $59.99 29.3% 10.5% 26.8% 6.8% 15.6% 4.5% 6.4%
Percent by $60.00 to $74.99 30.5% 10.6% 24.8% 10.0% 13.0% 7.1% 4.1%
Percent by $75.00 to $84.99 27.5% 18.0% 25.6% 9.4% 9.6% 4.1% 5.9%
Percent by $90.00 to $99.99 43.1% 0.0% 21.7% 4.2% 15.3% 9.4% 6.3%
Percent by $100.00 to $149.99 22.3% 7.9% 29.2% 11.2% 16.4% 3.8% 9.2%
Percent by $150.00 to $199.99 40.2% 7.0% 17.3% 12.1% 17.5% 2.1% 3.8%
Percent by $200 + 13.1% 13.9% 27.6% 11.6% 23.7% 4.0% 6.1%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H29.1