U.S. - distribution of children by family structure 1980-2018

Distribution of child population in the United States from 1980 to 2018, by family structure

by Erin Duffin, last edited Oct 17, 2019
U.S. - distribution of children by family structure 1980-2018 This graph represents the percentage of U.S. children, ages 0 to 17 years, by the presence of parents in household from 1980 to 2018. In 2018, about 65 percent of children ages 0–17 lived with two married parents, down from 77 percent in 1980.
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Distribution of child population in the United States from 1980 to 2018, by family structure

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