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Family Diversity


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Background Information -- Historical Trends

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Households by Type: 1980 - 2000

"Family Diversity Has Become the Norm"

Embargoed Until May 15, 2001

 

Year Total
House-

holds
Married
with
Children
Married without Children One
Person
Single
Parent
Other
Blood

Relatives
Unmarried
Couples:
(opposite-
sex)
Other
2000
full census
105,480,101 24,835,505 29,577,727 27,230,075 data on these categories was not included
in the report released on May 15, 2001
  100% 23.5% 28.0% 25.8% this data should be released in June 2001
                 
1999 103,874,000 25,066,000 29,703,000 26,606,000 9,547,000 7,218,000 4,486,000 1,248,000
  100% 24.1% 28.6% 25.6% 9.2% 6.9% 4.3%  
                 
1998 102,528,000 25,269,000 29,048,000 26,327,000 9,491,000 7,073,000 4,236,000 1,084,000
  100% 24.6% 28.3% 25.7% 9.3% 6.9% 4.1% 1.1%
                 
1990 93,347,000 24,537,000 27,780,000 22,999,000 7,752,000 6,021,000 2,856,000 1,402,000
  100% 26.3% 29.8% 24.6% 8.3% 6.4% 3.1% 1.5%
                 
1980 80,776,000 24,961,000 24,151,000 18,296,000 6,061,000 4,378,000 1,589,000 1,340,000
  100% 30.9% 29.9% 22.6% 7.5% 5.4% 2.0% 1.7%
                 
1970 63,401,000 25,541,000 19,214,000 10,851,000 3,316,000 3,514,000 523,000 442,000
  100% 40.3% 30.3% 17.1% 5.2% 5.5% 1.0% 1.0%

Sources:

Table 60.  Households, Families, Subfamilies, and Married Couples: 1970 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  

Table 73.  Households, 1980 to 1998, and Persons in Households, 1998, by Type of Household
and Presence of Children.
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1999, Section 1: Population.
Internet version last revised on 2-16-01.
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical-abstract-us.html  

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  

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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