As cohabiting increases nationwide, new data show that the growing rate of children in these households is most pronounced in rural areas. This brief analyzes recent U.S. Census Bureau data to explore these trends and patterns.
National Policy Brief No. 14
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
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O'Hare, William P.; Manning, Wendy; Porter, Meredith; and Lyons, Heidi, "Rural children are more likely to live in cohabiting-couple households" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 75.
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