The Archives of Unmarried America


Marital Status Demographics

      Census reports
         1998: Indicators of Well Being
         1998: Shortfalls in Well Being
         1996-1999: Marital Status and Health Insurance
         2001: Marital Status and Earnings (Per Gender)
         2002: Poverty Rates per Family Type
         2003: Unmarried Majority Congressional Districts
         1990-2009: Unmarried Households (released 9-28-10)
         2000-2003: Median age of first marriages per state (released 10-13-05)
         2000-2003: Married and unmarried couples per state (released 10-13-05)

      Household trends
          Family Diversity: 1970-2000
          Married Couples: 1950-2000
          Solo Singles: 1960-2000

       Population Trends
            Unmarried Adults: 1970-2000
            Currently Divorced: 1970-2000

            Marital Status of Women 65+: 1980-1999
            Children Living with Single Parents: 1960-2000
            Children Living with Grandparents: 1970-2000
            Stepchildren Living with Unmarried Parents
            Rising Age of First Marriages: 1950-2000
            Household Types: Comparison of 1990 and 2000

      2000 Census
         Unmarried Majority Cities
         Household Profiles Per State: 1990-2000
         Unmarried Partner Households (per state)
         Special Report: Unmarried Partner Households

      Department of Justice
         2001: Crime Victims and Marital Status

      Bureau of Labor Statistics
         1995-2000:  Marital Status and the Use of Family & Medical Leave
         2001: Marital Status and Earnings
         2001: Marital Status and Volunteer Services
         2002:  Marital Status and Minimum Wage Earners
         2002:  Marital Status and Lump Sum Pension Payments

           2003: Consumer Expenditure Report
           2005: Spending by Singles

      National Center for Health Statistics
         2003: Health Insurance Coverage

           2004: Health Insurance Coverage
           2003: Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers

       Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
         2002: Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage



BusinessWeek story on Unmarried America
Survey shows a portrait of single urban living
American Demographics: a place for one
American Demographics: solo households soar
Singles survey by AARP
Percent of childless older women increases
BusinessWeek: say goodbye to the traditional family
Single dad numbers continue to rise
20 million children live with a single parent
Birth rate to unmarried women steadily rising
College bound women less likely to marry and have children
Unmarried moms on the rise

Facts about single people
Solo living takes the lead in national household types