TABLE 1

Children in the United States 2010: Family Status

Family StatusNumber of Children (Millions)aChildren in the United States, %
Children in 2-parent households51.45673.0
Children with married parents living together48.51665.3
Children with unmarried parents2.9403.9
Children with single/separated parents20.26327.1
Children being raised by 1 or more grandparents2.5953.5
  • a Total number of children in the United States: 74.630 million.