A Dataset derived from information collected by the U.S. Census Service concerning housing in the area of Boston Mass.506 rows, last changed 2 years ago
Row ID CRIM ZN INDUS CHAS NOX RM AGE DIS RAD TAX PTRATIO B LSTAT MEDV
1 0.00632 18.0 2.31 0 0.538 6.575 65.2 4.09 1 296.0 15.3 396.9 4.98 24.0
2 0.02731 0.0 7.07 0 0.469 6.421 78.9 4.9671 2 242.0 17.8 396.9 9.14 21.6
3 0.02729 0.0 7.07 0 0.469 7.185 61.1 4.9671 2 242.0 17.8 392.83 4.03 34.7
4 0.03237 0.0 2.18 0 0.458 6.998 45.8 6.0622 3 222.0 18.7 394.63 2.94 33.4
5 0.06905 0.0 2.18 0 0.458 7.147 54.2 6.0622 3 222.0 18.7 396.9 5.33 36.2
6 0.02985 0.0 2.18 0 0.458 6.43 58.7 6.0622 3 222.0 18.7 394.12 5.21 28.7
7 0.08829 12.5 7.87 0 0.524 6.012 66.6 5.5605 5 311.0 15.2 395.6 12.43 22.9
8 0.14455 12.5 7.87 0 0.524 6.172 96.1 5.9505 5 311.0 15.2 396.9 19.15 27.1
9 0.21124 12.5 7.87 0 0.524 5.631 100.0 6.0821 5 311.0 15.2 386.63 29.93 16.5
10 0.17004 12.5 7.87 0 0.524 6.004 85.9 6.5921 5 311.0 15.2 386.71 17.1 18.9
Readme

The Boston house-price data of Harrison, D. and Rubinfeld, D.L. 'Hedonic prices and the demand for clean air', J. Environ. Economics & Management, vol.5, 81-102, 1978. Used in Belsley, Kuh & Welsch, 'Regression diagnostics...', Wiley, 1980. N.B. Various transformations are used in the table on pages 244-261 of the latter.

Variables in order:

  1. CRIM per capita crime rate by town
  2. ZN proportion of residential land zoned for lots over 25,000 sq.ft.
  3. INDUS proportion of non-retail business acres per town
  4. CHAS Charles River dummy variable (= 1 if tract bounds river; 0 otherwise)
  5. NOX nitric oxides concentration (parts per 10 million)
  6. RM average number of rooms per dwelling
  7. AGE proportion of owner-occupied units built prior to 1940
  8. DIS weighted distances to five Boston employment centres
  9. RAD index of accessibility to radial highways
  10. TAX full-value property-tax rate per $10,000
  11. PTRATIO pupil-teacher ratio by town
  12. B 1000(Bk - 0.63)^2 where Bk is the proportion of blacks by town
  13. LSTAT % lower status of the population
  14. MEDV Median value of owner-occupied homes in $1000's

My original source for this data was http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/boston