The U.S. Census Bureau reported on August 26, 2004, that 134 members of the United States House of Representatives have districts in which the majority of households are headed by unmarried adults.  That is up from 113 members as reported by the full 2000 Census for the redrawn districts for the 108th Congress. The "unmarried majority" households in these districts consist of a variety of living arrangements, including solo singles, roommates, unmarried partners, single parents, and unmarried relatives sharing a house or apartment.  The table below has links to website pages for those members who had "unmarried majority" districts in 2000 as well as those who have joined the "unmarried majority" Congressional club more recently.

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State District Representative Main District Office Percent Households
Headed by Unmarried
per 2000
full Census
Percent Households
Headed by Unmarried
per 2002
Census survey
Percent Households
Headed by Unmarried
per 2003
Census survey

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Alabama 3 Michael Rogers (R) Anniston 50.2 n/a n/a
  7 Artur Davis (D) Birmingham 60.6 n/a n/a
Arizona 3 John Shadegg (R) Phoenix   51.9 56.1
  4 Ed Pastor (D) Phoenix 56.2 55.7 60.0
  5 J. D. Hayworth (R) Scottsdale 51.6 50.1 55.4
California 1 Mike Thompson (D) Eureka 50.7 n/a n/a
  5 Robert Matsui (D) Sacramento 59.2 61.4 61.5
  6 Lynn Woolsey (D) Santa Rosa 50.02 n/a 52.4
  8 Nancy Pelosi (D) San Francisco 69.9 71.5 71.1
  9 Barbara Lee (D) Oakland 62.8 67.9 63.4
  23 Lois Capps (D) Santa Barbara 50.2 n/a 50.7
  27 Brad Sherman (D) Sherman Oaks   52.8 53.9
  29 Adam Schiff (D) Pasadena 50.6 55.6 56.3
  30 Henry Waxman (D) Los Angeles 60.0 63.9 61.9
  31 Xavier Becerra (D) Los Angeles 55.8 59.7 60.0
  33 Diane Watson (D) Los Angeles 65.5 70.5 65.2
  34 Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) Los Angeles   55.4 51.3
  35 Maxine Waters (D) Los Angeles 57.7 63.4 64.9
  36 Jane Harman (D) El Segundo 56.1 59.1 58.9
  37 Juanita Millender-McDonand (D) Torrance 57.5 60.8 59.7
  41         50.8
  43         51.3
  53 Susan Davis (D) San Diego 66.6 68.2 68.3
             
             
n/a means that no updated information was released by the Census Bureau for the 2002 or 2003 American Community Survey next page  

 

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