Statistical tables that show information on the marital status of the
nation's population and their living arrangements were released today by the
Commerce Department's Census Bureau. The data are from the March 1995
tabulations provide information such as:
- Nearly 3 out of 10 (27 percent) children under 18
with only one
- Approximately 4
million grandchildren lived in the
- There were 3.7
million unmarried-couple households.
- One-third of people aged 25 to
34 had never been
- 32 percent of
persons 65 and over lived alone.
Copies of the
tables can be found on the Internet at
Paper copies of the
tables, along with related historical tables entitled,
"Marital Status and
Living Arrangements: March 1995" (PPL-52), can be
obtained from the Census
Bureau's Public Information Office on
The Census Bureau--preeminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and
quality data about the people and economy of the United States. In over 100
surveys annually and 20 censuses a decade, evolving from the first census in
1790, the Census Bureau provides official information about America's people,
businesses, industries, and institutions.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Submitted by: Arlene Saluter *
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