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Accession Number PB2013-110757
Title America's Families and Living Arrangements: 2012. Population Characteristics.
Publication Date Aug 2013
Media Count 34p
Personal Author J. Vespa J. M. Lewis R. M. Kreider
Abstract Families and living arrangements in the United States have changed over time, just as they have developed distinct regional trends because of factors such as local labor markets and migration patterns. As a result, it is difficult to talk about a single kind of family or one predominant living arrangement in the United States. The goals of this report are to provide an updated picture of the composition of families and households and to describe trends in living arrangements in the United States. The report also describes how families and households have changed in recent years, notably during the latest economic recession, which lasted from 2007-2009.
Keywords Adults
Living arrangements
Marital status
Single-parent families
United States
Unmarried-couple households

Source Agency Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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