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Definitions: This indicator represents the percent of grandparents who reside with their grandchildren that are responsible for the care of those grandchildren. Parent(s) may be present in the home or not present.
Data Source: U.S Census Bureau, American Community Survey
Data consumers should be aware that the margin of error for some localities' estimates is considerably high. Please visit the corresponding American Community Survey table to review margins of error.
Locality-level data for this indicator are only available in five-year estimates. The American Community Survey combines certain data points into multi-year estimates to enhance data reliability. The percentages listed above represent averages for the period of 2006-2010.
Last updated: June 2012
Voices for Virginia's Children
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Ted Groves, KIDS COUNT Director