ERIC Number: ED192911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
American Families and Living Arrangements.
Current Population Reports, Series P-23 n104 May 1980
Originally prepared by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, for the use of delegates and other participants in the 1980 White House Conference on Families, this chartbook provides a graphic overview of selected, recent family trends reflecting changes in Americans' personal lifesytles. Information and limited commentary are presented on family formation, family dissolution, and living arrangements of the U.S. population. The charts document: attitudes toward family life; trends in fertility; levels of first marriage, divorce and remarriage; changes in living arrangements of adults and children and in family and household makeup; developments in the economic aspects of family life including increases in the number of working mothers, income of families of various types, and trends in homeownership; and a description of the types of families who reside inside or outside of metropolitan areas. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Charts, Divorce, Employed Women, Family Attitudes, Family Income, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit), Labor Force, Life Style, Living Standards, Marriage, One Parent Family, Population Trends, Social Change, Trend Analysis
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD.
Note: Paper originally prepared for the 1980 White House Conference on Families.