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Links to the Census Bureau's Website, for Information on:

Historical Estimates
for Cohabitation

Race, Ethnicity, and
Cohabitation

Unbinding the Ties:
Edit Effects of Marital Status
on Same Gender Couples

Census Bureau's data tables from report on America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2000


Other Links:

One-Third of Unmarried
Partners are Gay


Links to other tables

Household Trends:

One-person households

Married-couple households

Unmarried-couple households

      Opposite-sex couples

      Same-sex couples

Family Diversity

 

Population trends:

Unmarried Americans:

     15 years of age and older

     18 years of age and older

     Currently Divorced People

    Women 65 Years and Over

Children with Single Parents

Children with Grandparents

Rising Age of First Marriages


 

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2000 Census -- AASP Report

Background Information -- Historical Trends

 

Same-Sex Couple Households,
by Presence of Children:
1990 - 2000


"Same-Sex Couples Are More Visible"

 


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Year Total
Households
Same-Sex Couple
Households
Percent of All
Households
Number with
Children
under 15
Number without Children under 15
2000 104,705,000 1,653,000 1.6    
1998 102,528,000 1,674,000 1.6 166,000 1,508,000
1997 101,018,000 1,818,000 1.8 132,000 1,686,000
1996 99,627,000 1,684,000 1.7 102,000 1,582,000
1995 98,990,000 1,760,000 1.8 161,000 1,599,000
1994   1,678,000   143,000 1,535,000
           

Sources:

Census dpcument: America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2000.
Internet Release Date: 6-29-01.
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hh-fam.html

Table 8.  Households with Two Unrelated Adults, by Marital Status, Age, and Sex.
Current Population Survey, Marital Status and Living Arrangements:
   March 1994
   March 1995
   March 1996
   March 1997
   March 1998
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/ms-la.html  

 

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