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Households with one or more people under the age of 18 in Arizona

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Definition and Source



Household – A household includes all the people who occupy a housing unit. (People not living in households are classified as living in group quarters.) A housing unit is a house, an apartment, a mobile home, a group of rooms, or a single room that is occupied (or if vacant, is intended for occupancy) as separate living quarters. Separate living quarters are those in which the occupants live separately from any other people in the building and which have direct access from the outside of the building or through a common hall. The occupants maybe a single family, one person living alone, two or more families living together, or any other group of related or unrelated people who share living arrangements.

Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (5 year estimates); Table B11005 HOUSEHOLDS BY PRESENCE OF PEOPLE UNDER 18 YEARS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE

For 2014: 5 year estimates
For 2013: 5 year estimates
For 2012: 5 year estimates


N.A.: Not Available; S = Data Suppressed.

In order to get estimates for places in Arizona with smaller populations we have used the American Community Survey 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.

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.

Last Updated

October 2023