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Q: Marriage Statistic ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Marriage Statistic
Category: Relationships and Society > Relationships
Asked by: vtsstu-ga
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Posted: 03 Mar 2006 09:04 PST
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Question ID: 703249
What percentage of marriages involve existing children, either from
previous relationships or from within that one?
Subject: Re: Marriage Statistic
Answered By: hummer-ga on 03 Mar 2006 17:38 PST
Hi vtsstu,

Here you go, click on the links for alot more data.

The Salt Lake Tribune
Sunday June 29, 2003
"Today, the number of U.S. children living in families with two
married parents stands at 69 percent, far off the 85 percent of
children reared in such families in 1970..."

United States
S0901. Children Characteristics
Data Set: 2004 American Community Survey
Children under 18 years in married-couple family household: 50,060,337

United States
General Demographic Characteristics: 2004  
Data Set: 2004 American Community Survey 
Family households (families): 73,885,953
Married-couple families: 55,223,574

United States
S1201. Marital Status  
Data Set: 2004 American Community Survey

United States and States
R1102. Percent of Households That are Married-Couple Families With Own
Children Under 18 Years: 2004
Universe: Households
Data Set: 2004 American Community Survey

I was glad to find this for you. If you have any questions, please
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closing/rating my answer.

Thank you,

I searched the census bureau and also used the Google search terms:
percentage marriage with children
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