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Families and Living Arrangements, Jonathan Vespa, U.S. Census Bureau

Friday, September 6, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. EDT

Jonathan Vespa, a demographer in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch at the U.S. Census Bureau, discusses statistics related to families and living arrangements.

Biography: Jonathan Vespa, demographer, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch

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Presentation [PDF]

Slide 1
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Nationally, 15% fewer households with children owned their homes since 2005 [PDF]
Slide 2
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Nationally, 33% more households have an unemployed parent since 2005 [PDF]
Slide 3
Slide 3:
Married couples with children declined by half since 1970 [PDF]
Slide 4
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Median age at first marriage is at a historic high [PDF]
Slide 5
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About 8 million unmarried couples live together [PDF]
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A higher share of young adults are cohabiting [PDF]
Slide 7
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How similar are same-sex and opposite-sex couples? [PDF]
Slide 8
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The historic rise in living alone [PDF]
Slide 9
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Most one person households are headed by someone 65 or older [PDF]
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Are more young adults living at home? [PDF]
Slide 11
Slide 11:
Changing face of America's families [PDF]

Sources of Information:
- American Families and Living Arrangements Report

Additional Information:
- Press Release
- Random Samplings blog: The Vanishing Married Household?
- American Families and Living Arrangements Report
- Change in Home Ownership Among Households with Children map
- Change in Households With Children who had an Unemployed Parent map
- Families and Living Arrangements Homepage
- Previous Segment: Who's Minding the Kids? Child Care Arrangements and Payments
- Previous Segment: Child Care Arrangements in the 21st Century
- Previous Segment: Changing U.S. Households

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: December 30, 2013