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Historical Census of Housing Tables: Living Alone

Census Bureau's data tables from report on America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2000

 


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Household Trends:

One-person households

Married-couple households

Unmarried-couple households:

       Male-Female couples

       Same-sex couples

Family Diversity

 

Population trends:

Unmarried Americans:

     15 years of age and older

     18 years of age and older

     Currently Divorced People

    Women 65 Years and Over

Children with Single Parents

Children with Grandparents

Rising Age of First Marriages


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2000 Census -- AASP Report

Background Information -- Historical Trends

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Households by Size: 1960 - 2000

"The Increase in Single-Occupant Households"

 

Year Total Households One-Person Percent
2000 104,705,000 26,724,000 25.5
1999 103,827,000 26,606,000 25.6
1998 102,528,000 26,327,000 25.7
1995 98,990,000 24,732,000 25.0
1993 96,391,000 23,642,000 24.5
1990 93,347,000 22,999,000 24.6
1985 86,789,000 20,602,000 23.7
1980 80,776,000 18,296,000 22.7
1975 71,120,000 13,939,000 20.0
1970 63,401,000 10,851,000 17.1
1965 57,436,000 8,631,000 15.0
1960 52,799,000 6,917,000 13.1
Sources:

Census document: HH-4.  Households by Size: 1960 to Present.   Internet Release Date: 12-11-98.
http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hh-fam/tabHH-4.txt

Tables 60 and 61.  Households by Age of Householder and Size of Household: 1980 - 1999.
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2000
Internet version last revised on 2-16-01.
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical-abstract-us.html  

Census document: America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2000.
Internet Release Date: 6-29-01.
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hh-fam.html

 

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