Average under 18 population per U.S. household 1960-2018

Average number of people under the age of 18 per household in the United States from 1960 to 2018

Average under 18 population per U.S. household 1960-2018 This statistic shows the average number of people under 18 years of age in households in the United States from 1960 to 2018. In 2018, American households had on average 0.58 people under the age of 18 living in the household. This represents a roughly 52 percent fall in the number of under 18 people living in American households since 1960.
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Average number of people under the age of 18 per household in the United States from 1960 to 2018

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Average number of people under 18
20180.58
20170.59
20160.59
20150.59
20140.6
20130.61
20120.61
20110.62
20100.64
20090.64
20080.64
20070.64
20060.65
20050.65
20040.66
20030.66
20020.66
20010.67
20000.69
19990.69
19980.7
19970.71
19960.71
19950.71
19940.72
1993r0.71
19920.69
19910.69
19900.69
19890.69
19880.7
19870.71
19860.71
19850.72
19840.73
19830.74
19820.75
19810.76
19800.79
19790.81
19780.83
19770.87
19760.89
19750.93
19740.96
19731
19721.03
19711.07
19701.09
19691.14
19681.17
19671.2
19661.21
19651.22
19641.24
19631.23
19621.22
19611.23
19601.21
Average number of people under 18
20180.58
20170.59
20160.59
20150.59
20140.6
20130.61
20120.61
20110.62
20100.64
20090.64
20080.64
20070.64
20060.65
20050.65
20040.66
20030.66
20020.66
20010.67
20000.69
19990.69
19980.7
19970.71
19960.71
19950.71
19940.72
1993r0.71
19920.69
19910.69
19900.69
19890.69
19880.7
19870.71
19860.71
19850.72
19840.73
19830.74
19820.75
19810.76
19800.79
19790.81
19780.83
19770.87
19760.89
19750.93
19740.96
19731
19721.03
19711.07
19701.09
19691.14
19681.17
19671.2
19661.21
19651.22
19641.24
19631.23
19621.22
19611.23
19601.21
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This statistic shows the average number of people under 18 years of age in households in the United States from 1960 to 2018. In 2018, American households had on average 0.58 people under the age of 18 living in the household. This represents a roughly 52 percent fall in the number of under 18 people living in American households since 1960.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1960 to 2018
Special properties
All households
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