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Household Trends:

One-person households

Married-couple households

Unmarried-couple households:

       Male-Female 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

 

Marital Status: 1950 - 2000
for 15 years of age and above


"Unmarried America Keeps Growing"

 

Year Total People
15 and Over
Number
Unmarried
Percent
2000 213,773,000 98,041,000 45.9
1998 209,291,000 91,326,000 43.6
1995 202,732,000 85,998,000 42.4
1993 197,254,000 82,652,000 41.9
1990 191,793,000 79,161,000 41.3
1980 171,861,000 67,084,000 39.0
1970 148,325,000 53,068,000 35.8
1960 124,880,000 40,516,000 32.4
1950 111,703,000 37,260,000 33.4
Sources:

Census document: MS-1.  Marital Status of the Population 15 Years Old and Over: 1950 to Present.   Internet Release Date: 1-7-99.
http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/ms-la/tabms-1.txt  

Update for 2000 from Current Population Survey, March 2000. Ethnic and Hispanic Studies Branch.
Population, Table 2.1  Internet Release Date: 3-6-01.
http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hispanic/p20-535/tab02-1.txt



 

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