Families in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on families in the United States

This Statista dossier on families in the United States provides a comprehensive overview of American family life. It includes statistics on the average number of family members, ethnic backgrounds, marriage and divorce rates and figures, single parents, disposable income and children. Additionally, it includes surveys on same-sex marriage, intermarriage and divorce.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Average size of a family in the US 1960-2016

    • U.S. - number of black families 1990-2016

    • U.S. - Number of Asian families 2002-2016

    • Number of white families in the United States 1990-2016

    • U.S. - Number of Hispanic families 1990-2016

  • 2. Marriage
    • Number of marriages in the U.S. 1990-2014

    • USA - Marriage rate 1990-2015

    • Intermarriage types of newly married couples in the U.S. in 2010

    • Generation gap on social issues - attitude towards same-sex marriage in the U.S.

    • Survey on the legalization of same-sex marriages in the U.S. 1996 to 2017

  • 3. Divorce
    • Divorces in the U.S. from 1981 to 2015

    • U.S. - divorce rate 1990-2015

    • U.S. - divorce rate by state 2015

    • Americans' moral stance towards divorce in 2016

    • The most expensive divorces among celebrities, by settlement

    • Likelihood of divorce occurring by number of marriages in the US in 2013

    • U.S. catholics - view on children being raised by divorced parents 2015

  • 4. Children
    • Number of births in the United States 2000-2015

    • United States - birth rate from 1990-2015

    • Number of families in the US by number of children 2000-2016

    • U.S. - Infant mortality rate 1990-2016

    • Average costs of raising a child in the U.S. in 2013 by category

    • Public opinion on adoption rights for same-sex couples in the U.S. 2014

    • Attitude towards having children without being married in the U.S. 2016

    • Women's satisfaction with having a baby in the U.S. in 2016

  • 5. Single parents
    • Number of families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • United States - number of families with a single father 1990-2016

    • Number of Hispanic families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Number of Hispanic families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Number of Asian families with a single mother in the U.S. 2002-2016

    • Number of Asian families with a single father in the U.S. 2002-2016

    • Number of white, non-hispanic single mother households in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Number of white, non-hispanic single father households in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Number of Black single mothers in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Number of Black families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2016

  • 6. Family income
    • Percentage of U.S. parents who work based on household income 2012

    • Family income levels in the U.S. - percentage distribution 2016

    • Median family income in the United States by state 2016

    • Median family income in the United States in 2016, by ethnic group

    • Poverty rate for families in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016

  • Language: English
  • Released: October 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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