Household Patterns: The traditional U.S. Household included a husband. Wife, and children under 18. By 2010 Only 20 percent of US.
Households met his definition, Down form about 25 percent a decade before and 43 percent in 1950. Married couples have dropped below half of all US.
Household for the first time 48 percent far below the 78 percent of 1950.
The median age at first marriage has also never been higher: 26.5 for brides and 28.7 for grooms.
The us family has been steadily evolving toward less traditional forms.
More people are divorcing separating choosing not to marry, or marrying later. Other types of households are single live alone 27 percent single percent families 8 percent childless married couples and empty nesters 32 percent living with non-relatives only 5 percent and other family structures 8 percent.
The biggest change for the decade was the jump in households headed by women without husbands up 18 percent.
Nontraditional households are growing more rapidly than traditional households. Academics and marketing experts estimate the gay and lesbian population at 4 percent to 8 percent of the total US. population higher in urban areas.
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