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Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2013

Categories: Children,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

Covers child support income that custodial parents received from noncustodial parents living elsewhere and other types of support. Reports that 26% of U.S. children under 21 lived in families with only one of their parents. From the Census Bureau


Population Estimates for Virginia, Its Counties and Its Cities: 2015

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Officials population estimates for the state, counties, cities, metro areas, and planning districts. Links to data tables provide information about population as of July 1, 2015 and population increase/percentage change since the 2010 Census. From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia


Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition

Categories: Business/Economics,Population/Census,Statistics

Allows planners, economic development staff, and students to identify key demographic and economic data for a defined region built around one or more counties. Creates economic profile reports for the designated region. From the Census Bureau


Mean Age of Mothers is on the Rise: United States, 2000-2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

Presents trends in the mean age at first and higher birth orders by race and Hispanic origin of mother and by state from 2000 to 2014. Mean age of mothers at first birth rose from 24.9 years to 26.3 in the time range covered by the study. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

Categories: Headlines,Population/Census,Statistics

Estimates the U.S. population at 322.7 million and world population at 7.29 billion. From the Census Bureau


North Carolina Becomes Ninth State with 10 Million or More People

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

Agency press release on growth of population in North Carolina as annual population estimates for the U.S. are released. Includes information about states with highest population gains, highest percentage gains, and leaders with overall population. From the Census Bureau


Wives’ Earnings Make Gains Relative to Husbands’: New Statistics Reveal a Variety of Characteristics About U.S. Families.

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

Press release with summary of statistics about American families. From the Census Bureau


America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2015

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Sex Issues,Statistics

A series of tables on U.S. families including average size of different kinds of families, living arrangements of children, the various kinds of family groups, and opposite sex, unmarried couples living together. From the Census Bureau


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