Number of families in the United States by number of children under 18 living in the household from 2000 to 2016 (in 1,000s)

Number of families in the US by number of children 2000-2016 This graph shows the number of families in the United States by number of children from 2000 to 2016. About 7 million families had three or more children living in the household in 2016.
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No childrenOne childTwo childrenThree or more children
200037,42014,31113,2157,080
200540,64715,06913,7417,400
201043,61515,14912,9477,122
201345,84414,78413,1877,087
201446,39814,91013,0447,001
201546,73714,78813,1597,032
201647,41514,79113,0386,939
No childrenOne childTwo childrenThree or more children
200037,42014,31113,2157,080
200540,64715,06913,7417,400
201043,61515,14912,9477,122
201345,84414,78413,1877,087
201446,39814,91013,0447,001
201546,73714,78813,1597,032
201647,41514,79113,0386,939

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This graph shows the number of families in the United States by number of children from 2000 to 2016. About 7 million families had three or more children living in the household in 2016.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2000-2016
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Data for previous years can be accessed here.

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