TITLE

As Baby Boomers Age, Fewer Families Have Children Under 18 at Home

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Aging News Alert;2/27/2009, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, which shows that the percentage of families with their own child living at home decreased to 46% in 2008, from 52% in 1950 due to aging of baby boomers. Increase in longevity and childlessness are two factors that contribute the decrease in the percentage of family households with children under 18.
ACCESSION #
43896817

 

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