U.S. Population by Relationship

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000

Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 U.S. Census. Figures are broken down by relationship, including spouses, children, and other family members. Find more population statistics classified by general demographic characteristics by clicking the links below.



Relationship Number Percent
Total population 281,421,906 100.0%
In households 273,643,273 97.2
 Householder 105,480,101 37.5
 Spouse 54,493,232 19.4
 Child 83,393,392 29.6
  Own child under 18 64,494,637 22.9
 Other relatives 15,684,318 5.6
  Under 18 6,042,435 2.1
 Nonrelatives 14,592,230 5.2
  Unmarried partner 5,475,768 1.9
In group quarters 7,778,633 2.8
 Institutionalized pop. 4,059,039 1.4
 Noninstitutionalized pop. 3,719,594 1.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. Web: www.census.gov

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