Children in single-parent families

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Children in single-parent families

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Definitions: The percent of own children under 18 years of age who reside with only one parent. This number does not include children who live in households with a single relative or non-related person who is not the child's parent.

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U. S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census of Population, Census Bureau Website, www.census.gov, Summary File 1, Tables PO28, PO28A, PO28B, and PO28H.  Released 2001; and U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census of Population, Census Bureau Website, www. census.gov, Summary File 1, Tables P31, P31A, P31B, and P31H, Released June, 2011.