Jul 17, 2014
Even After the Recession, A Continued Rise in Multi-Generational Living

This posting links to a new Pew Research Center report that uses U.S. Census Bureau data to show that a rising share and number of Americans live in multi-generational households, especially young adults. The rise in living-with-family has continued even after the end of the Great Recession.

Jun 26, 2014
Census: Minority Births Not Quite the Majority Yet

This links to a FactTank posting about new Census Bureau population estimates by age, race and Hispanic origin for 2013. It finds that the decline in U.S. births after the onset of the Great Recession, especially among Hispanics, slowed the national shift to a majority-minority youth population. Although the Census Bureau said two years ago that minorities were the majority among newborns, the new numbers no longer show that.

Jun 5, 2014
Big Changes in Stay-at-Home Fatherhood

Not only has the number of stay-at-home fathers nearly doubled in recent years, but fathers who are home with their children are a larger share of stay-at-home parents. This links to a FactTank posting about the numbers and characteristics of stay-at-home fathers, and how they differ from stay-at-home mothers.

Jun 4, 2014
Are We There Yet?

This links to a FactTank posting explaining how two government agencies--the Census Bureau and National Center for Health Statistics--have different answers to the question of whether most U.S. babies are minorities. The agencies use different measures, and different methods.

May 13, 2014
A Difficult Question: How Many Same-Sex Married Couples?

This posting links to an article about the Census Bureau's difficulty in getting an accurate count of same-sex married couples. As more states legalize gay marriage, producing a good number becomes increasingly important.

Apr 30, 2014
The Changing Forces Driving Hispanic Population Growth

A new Pew Research report highlights the driving forces behind Hispanic population growth, which increasingly is driven by births, not immigration. This posting links to the report and to accompanying statistical profiles of the U.S. Hispanic and foreign-born population.

Apr 24, 2014
Hispanic Stay-at-Home Mothers

This links to a FactTank posting about Hispanic stay-at-home mothers, and beliefs among Hispanics about whether children are better off with a parent at home.

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