US married couple households with children fall to record low
December 15, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: “The share of the U.S.’s 130 million households headed by married parents with children under age 18 fell to 17.8% in 2021 from 18.6% last year,” according to Bloomberg’s summary of census data. “That’s down from more than 40% in 1970. . . . By absolute numbers, there are just 23.1 million homes with nuclear families, the fewest since 1959.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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