Families by household type

Percent of Families by Household Type

2017

Family Type Percent
Married Couple with Children 32.5%
Married Couple without Children 44.9%
Single with Children 13.8%
Single without Children 8.9%

  • Families with children are defined as families with at least one child under age 18 in the household.
  • Between 1980 and 2017 the share of married-couple families with children has declined by 9.9 percentage points.
  • While the share of married-couple families with children has declined the share of single-parent families with children has increased.

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Last modified: May 21, 2019
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