The author thanks Dr. Steve Ruggles of the University of Minnesota for guidance on the historical comparability of household relationship information in the decennial censuses.
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Richard Fry, Senior Economist
Kim Parker, Director, Social Trends Research
Claudia Deane, Vice President of Research
Renee Stepler, Research Assistant
Eileen Patten, Research Analyst
Michael Keegan, Information Graphics Designer
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