Census snapshot: households and families

Published: Oct 21 2011 10:41:42 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 21 2011 10:49:17 AM EDT
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A lower percentage of U.S. households contained families living together in 2010 compared to 10 years earlier, and family sizes shrunk over that time, according to data from the U.S Census Bureau. Explore this map to see how the states compare when it comes to the types of households they contain.