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Percentage of Children living in Owner-Occupied Homes Still Down From Prerecession Levels

By Emily Schondelmyer, demographer The Census Bureau released its annual “Families and Living Arrangements” table package today, finding that about 20 percent of the nation’s children are receiving food stamps. The economic well-being of households with children declined during the … Continue reading

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A Change in Circumstances: Family and Household Transitions and Child Well-Being

Written By: Lynda Laughlin Change is inevitable, but how often things change can matter for the well-being of children. A new report, A Child’s Day: Living Arrangements, Nativity, and Family Transitions: 2011, uses multiyear data from the Survey of Income … Continue reading

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Are Today’s Young Adults Better Off Than Their Parents? Yes and No

By Jonathan Vespa Compared with prior generations, young people today, those 18 to 34 years old, are more educated and, in some parts of the country, earn more. However, they are also less likely to be employed and more likely … Continue reading

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Census Bureau to Host Pre-Release Webinar on New Set of American Community Survey Statistics for Communities Nationwide

What:             The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of the latest American Community Survey statistics covering communities of all sizes. The release includes detailed data for the five-year period between 2009-2013. It features more … Continue reading

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More Education Means Less Chance of Living with Mom and Dad

Written by: Ellyn Arevalo Steidl, David Ihrke and Jonathan Vespa Our last blog on young adults looked at trends over the last 40 years of young adults living with their parents. Today we take a closer look at this group … Continue reading

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