# Boston

##### Housing Values in Suburbs of Boston

The `Boston`

data frame has 506 rows and 14 columns.

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##### Usage

`Boston`

##### Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

`crim`

per capita crime rate by town.

`zn`

proportion of residential land zoned for lots over 25,000 sq.ft.

`indus`

proportion of non-retail business acres per town.

`chas`

Charles River dummy variable (= 1 if tract bounds river; 0 otherwise).

`nox`

nitrogen oxides concentration (parts per 10 million).

`rm`

average number of rooms per dwelling.

`age`

proportion of owner-occupied units built prior to 1940.

`dis`

weighted mean of distances to five Boston employment centres.

`rad`

index of accessibility to radial highways.

`tax`

full-value property-tax rate per \$10,000.

`ptratio`

pupil-teacher ratio by town.

`black`

\(1000(Bk - 0.63)^2\) where \(Bk\) is the proportion of blacks by town.

`lstat`

lower status of the population (percent).

`medv`

median value of owner-occupied homes in \$1000s.

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