Number of children in the U.S. 2017, by relationship to householder

Number of children under 18 years living in U.S. households in 2017, by relationship to householder (in 1,000)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Number of children in the U.S. 2017, by relationship to householder This statistic shows the number of children under 18 years living in U.S. households in 2017, by relationship to householder. In 2017, almost 1.28 million children were foster children or unrelated to their households' householder.
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Number of children under 18 years living in U.S. households in 2017, by relationship to householder (in 1,000)

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Number of children in 1,000
Biological child 60,517
Adopted child 1,439
Stepchild 2,409
Grandchild 5,956
Other relatives 1,803
Foster child or other unrelated child 1,276
Number of children in 1,000
Biological child 60,517
Adopted child 1,439
Stepchild 2,409
Grandchild 5,956
Other relatives 1,803
Foster child or other unrelated child 1,276
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of children under 18 years living in U.S. households in 2017, by relationship to householder. In 2017, almost 1.28 million children were foster children or unrelated to their households' householder.
Show more
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