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Census figures tell us there are fewer children in the United States -- percentage-wise -- than ever before.Whew, what a relief. Remember growing up with all those dire warnings of overpopulation? Well, this...Census figures tell us there are fewer children in the United States -- percentage-wise -- than ever before.
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Apparently, because of the sour economy, more kids are living with at least one of their grandparents.The U.S. Census Bureau released a report June 28 that reveals the number of children living with one or more...Sour economy leads to more multigenerational households.
Credit: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority...For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S.
Just as New York legislators are voting on a bill that would legalize gay marriage in the state, the U.S. Census has released data that could have a huge impact on the vote. The census counted same-sex couples and their children for the first...The new data could play into the same-sex marriage debate.
San Francisco, home to the Golden Gate Bridge, is the second priciest city in the country. Credit: Getty Images
San Francisco is practically becoming a city without children.Census figures show the city has 5,278 fewer children...Middle-class families getting priced out of San Francisco lifestyle.
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College-educated women are waiting until they get established in their careers -- and maybe build up a little money -- before having children.After all, have you gone...Numbers show a shift in childbearing trends.
White children are going to be a minority in the United States by 2023. Credit: Getty Images
Aw, geez, if Archie Bunker was alive, he'd be spinning in his grave.That's just the sort of metaphor TV's famous bigot would mix if he...Traditional minorities have long outnumbered white kids in major cities.
A new trend for 2010? Minority births may be changing the U.S. majority population. Credit: Corbis Nope, it's not the new must-have booties or the latest rad stroller. The latest baby trend could actually alter the makeup of the U.S....