Fertility and Family Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Jonathan Vespa is a demographer in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch of the U.S. Census Bureau. His work examines family dynamics across the life course, with a focus on the experiences of older adults. His research has appeared in Demography, the Journal of Family and Economic Issues, and the Journal of Marriage and Family. Vespa is also co-author of recent reports about family dynamics in the United States, including "America's Families and Living Arrangements: 2012" and "First Marriages in the United States: Data from the 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth."
Vespa received a doctorate degree in sociology from Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. He was a service fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics before joining the Census Bureau.