Change Indicator

Children ages birth to 17 who live in two-parent families by family nativity in United States

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Definition and Source



Children under age 18 who live with two parents — biological, adoptive or stepparents. Two-parent families include married-couple families, as well as those in which the parents are unmarried partners. Children in immigrant families is defined as children who are themselves foreign-born or reside with at least one foreign-born parent.

Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Estimates are based on an average of three 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample files.


S - Data are suppressed if the calculated coefficient of variation is 30 or higher.

Last Updated

October 2017