Number of people per family in the US from 1960 to 2013

 Number of people per family
2013 3.12
2012 3.13
2011 3.18
2010 3.16
2009 3.15
2008 3.15
2007 3.13
2006 3.13
2005 3.13
2004 3.13
2003 3.13
2002 3.15
2001 3.14
2000 3.17
1999 3.18
1998 3.18
1997 3.19
1996 3.2
1995 3.19
1994 3.2
1993 3.16
1992 3.17
1991 3.18
1990 3.17
1989 3.16
1988 3.17
1987 3.19
1986 3.21
1985 3.23
1984 3.24
1983 3.26
1982 3.25
1981 3.27
1980 3.29
1979 3.31
1978 3.33
1977 3.37
1976 3.39
1975 3.42
1974 3.44
1973 3.48
1972 3.53
1971 3.57
1970 3.58
1960 3.67
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This graph shows the number of people per family in the U.S. from 1960 to 2013. The average american family in 2012 consisted of 3.13 persons.

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