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Historical Estimates
for Cohabitation

Race, Ethnicity, and
Cohabitation

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


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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

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Unmarried-Couple Households,
by Presence of Children:
1960 to 1999


"The Increase in Unmarried-Couple Households"
(opposite-sex couples)

 

Year Total
Households
Unmarried
Couple
Households
Percent of All
Households
With
Children
under 15
Without Children under 15
2000 104,705,000 4,736,000 4.5 1,675,000 3,061,000
1999 103,874,000 4,486,000 4.3 1,505,000 2,981,000
1998 102,528,000 4,236,000 4.1 1,520,000 2,716,000
1995 98,990,000 3,668,000 3.7 1,319,000 2,349,000
1993 96,391,000 3,510,000 3.6 1,236,000 2,274,000
1990 93,347,000         2,856,000 3.1 891,000 1,966,000
1985 86,789,000 1,983,000 2.3 603,000 1,380,000
1980 80,776,000 1,589,000 2.0 431,000 1,159,000
1970 63,401,000 523,000 0.8 196,000 327,000
1960 52,799,000 439,000 0.8 197,000 242,000

Sources:

Census document: AD-2.  Unmarried-Couple Households: 1960 to Present.
Internet Release Date: 1-7-99..
http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/ms-la/tabad-2.txt  
This a Download from the Census Dept.

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 57.  Unmarried Couples by Selected Characteristics: 1980 to 1999.
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2000, Section 1: Population.
Internet version last revised on 2-16-01.
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical-abstract-us.html  

 

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