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66. Families by Size and Presence of Children

[In thousands, except as indicated (59,550 represents 59,550,000). As of March. Excludes members of Armed Forces except those living off post or with their families on post. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, this section, and Appendix III. For definition of families, see text, this section]

 
NUMBER NUMBER NUMBER PERCENT DISTRIBUTION PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
CHARACTERISTIC
1980 1985 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1980 1985 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
    Total 59,550 62,706 65,837 66,090 66,322 67,173 68,144 68,490 69,305 69,594 70,241 70,880 71,535 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
 
Size of family:
  Two persons 23,461 25,349 27,377 27,606 27,615 28,202 28,612 28,445 29,176 29,765 29,780 30,282 31,100 39 40 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 43 42 43 43
  Three persons 13,603 14,804 15,444 15,353 15,298 15,594 16,060 15,979 15,903 15,771 16,239 16,231 16,219 23 24 24 23 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 23
  Four persons 12,372 13,259 14,068 14,026 14,098 14,162 14,306 14,479 14,624 14,421 14,602 14,633 14,386 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 20
  Five persons 5,930 5,894 6,056 5,938 5,965 6,030 6,048 6,341 6,283 6,234 6,326 6,555 6,570 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
  Six persons 2,461 2,175 1,901 1,997 2,060 1,986 2,039 2,047 2,106 2,182 2,108 2,047 2,135 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
  Seven or more persons 1,723 1,225 990 1,170 1,285 1,200 1,079 1,198 1,213 1,221 1,186 1,130 1,124 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
  Average per family 3.29 3.23 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.17 3.16 3.20 3.19 3.20 3.19 3.18 3.18 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Own children under age 18:
  None 28,528 31,594 33,515 33,801 33,920 34,427 34,887 34,471 35,009 35,391 35,575 36,120 36,922 48 50 51 51 51 51 51 50 51 51 51 51 52
  One 12,443 13,108 13,612 13,530 13,303 13,615 13,690 13,824 14,088 14,041 14,334 14,363 14,331 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
  Two 11,470 11,645 12,292 12,263 12,287 12,364 12,804 13,086 13,213 13,206 13,295 13,122 13,070 19 19 19 19 19 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 18
  Three 4,674 4,486 4,666 4,650 4,835 4,836 4,849 5,193 5,044 4,913 5,100 5,353 5,242 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 8 7
  Four or more 2,435 1,873 1,751 1,846 1,977 1,932 1,914 1,915 1,951 2,044 1,937 1,921 1,970 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
 
Own children under age 6:
  None 46,063 48,505 50,746 50,905 50,921 51,769 52,576 52,581 53,695 54,145 54,847 55,348 56,303 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 78 79
  One 9,441 9,677 10,188 10,304 10,492 10,642 10,554 10,711 10,733 10,672 10,685 10,742 10,708 16 15 16 16 16 16 15 16 15 15 15 15 15
  Two or more 4,047 4,525 4,903 4,882 4,909 4,763 5,014 5,199 4,876 4,778 4,709 4,791 4,524 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 6


X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P20-515, and earlier reports; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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