Households that are married-couple families with own children under 18 years

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Definitions: Married-Couple Family – A family in which the householder and his or her spouse
are listed as members of the same household.
Own Child – A never-married child under 18 years who is a son or daughter by birth, astepchild, or an adopted child of the householder. In certain tabulations, own children arefurther classified as living with two parents or with one parent only. Own children of thehouseholder living with two parents are by definition found only in married-couple families.(Note: When used in “EMPLOYMENT STATUS” tabulations, own child refers to a never married child under the age of 18 in a family or a subfamily who is a son or daughter, bybirth, marriage, or adoption, of a member of the householder’s family, but not necessarily ofthe householder.)

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey; Table B11005 HOUSEHOLDS BY PRESENCE OF PEOPLE UNDER 18 YEARS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE

Footnotes:

In order to get estimates for places in Arizona with smaller populations we have used the American Community Survey 3 and 5 year estimates, when available.


The American Community Survey is based on sample sizes and the numbers presented in this indicator are just estimates and are not to be taken as accurate counts.

S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N/A - Data not available

The Census Bureau recommends that you:
DO compare similar period lengths, for example, 3-year to 3-year.
DON'T compare estimates from different period lengths, for example, 1-year to 3-year.
DO compare estimates from non-overlapping periods, for example, compare a 2005-2007 ACS 3-year estimate to a 2008-2010 ACS 3-year estimate.
DON'T compare overlapping periods, for example, the 2005-2007 ACS 3-year estimates to the 2006-2008 ACS 3-year estimates.