Change Indicator

Grandparents living with grandchildren in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

Significant new findings have surfaced that have stressed the important benefits of children’s relationships with their grandparents -- for both sides. Emotionally close ties between grandparents and grandchildren has shown to reduce stress symptoms for both groups. While close grandparent-grandchildren relationships are often a marker of strong family tie, it can be challenging for grandparents to meet the needs of a child amidst their own potential health and stability concerns.

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Definition and Source



Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Table DP02

Last Updated

December 2023