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USA Statistics in Brief--Households and Housing

HOUSEHOLDS1 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Households (million) 104.7 108.2 109.3 111.3 112.0
One person households, percent of total 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.4 26.4
Persons per household 2.62 2.58 2.58 2.57 2.57
Families, total (million) 72.0 73.8 74.3 75.6 76.2
Families with children under 18 years (million) 34.6 35.4 35.7 36.0 35.9
  Percent one-parent 27.0 26.5 27.8 28.0 28.2
HOUSING1 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Occupied housing units (million) 105.7 107.0 105.0 105.6 106.6
Percent owner-occupied 67.4 67.8 67.9 68.3 69.0

\1 Beginning 2002, based on 2000 census population controls and an expanded sample.


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