“family” Charts

Wanna Reduce Welfare and Food Stamps? Here's the Right Way. »

The annual income for the federal minimum wage is $14,500, which is just under the two-person family poverty line. Seattle's…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 275
Score: 7

Quality Relationships Related to Family Dinners »

Parents and children that eat meals together tend to have better relationships. As shown in my other charts tagged under…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 217
Score: 3

Tale of Two Parents »

The standard portrayals of economic life for ordinary Americans and their families paint a picture of stagnancy, even decline, amidst…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 147
Score: 2

America Split Over Importance of Children and Marriage »

Americans are split over the importance of having children and marriage as a priority in their lives. The balance is…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 71
Score: 2

Marry for Love... And Religion? »

When it comes to who marries into the family, Americans have pretty strong feelings about religion. Interestingly, just 9% of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 151
Score: 2

The Gap Between Father's Caregiving Aspirations and Reality »

In a survey of 1,000 fathers, 65% of the fathers believe that both partners SHOULD provide equal amounts of care…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 824
Score: 2

Where do Americans move? »

When changing their places of residency in 2011-12, 64.4% of moving Americans (23.5 million) relocated within the same county. 18.6%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 72
Score: 2

Fathers' Hours Spent With Children on a Typical Work Day »

The Boston College Center for Work & Family surveyed over 900 fathers about their attitudes/actions around caregiving for their children…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 242
Score: 2

Water Use Remains Steady Despite a Growing Population »

The rate of water withdrawal (including fresh and saline) in the U.S. has remained steady since peaking in 1980 at…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 66
Score: 2

What are the main uses of water? »

Thermoelectric power demanded the most U.S. freshwater withdrawals in 2005, accounting for 41.5% withdrawals. Irrigation practices also used a lot…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 176
Score: 2

Why Are We So Stressed Out? »

While the jury is still out as to whether money buys happiness, it certainly does cause a great deal of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 66
Score: 1

Family First In Farming »

Family farming gives food security locally as well as worldwide. While preserving traditional food products, they also contribute to the…

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 619
Score: 1

How Satisfied Are Fathers With Their Jobs? »

Fathers are satisfied with their work. Nearly 90% of fathers agreed/strongly agreed with the statement “the work I do is…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 175
Score: 1

Working Parents: The Gender Disparity »

In American society today, gender still plays a key role in our perceptions of work and parenting. While the vast…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 70

Family Matters: Progressivism Within The Catholic Church »

Despite their ties to strict doctrine and religious principles, American Catholics are largely open to the idea of non-traditional families.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63

The Effect Of Falling Gas Prices »

Since August 2014, the average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped an impressive $0.83, making transportation a much…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63

How Large Is Your Ideal Family? »

According to a recent Pew Poll, Americans' ideal family is smaller than it used to be. About half of the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 70

The global flight from the family »

All around the world today, preexisting family patterns are being upended by a revolutionary new force: the seemingly unstoppable quest…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 71

Who in America Likes to Hear Gossip the Most? »

There is a correlation between age and gossip in the United States: Millennials are nearly twice as likely to admit…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 18

This Holiday Season, Watch Your Back for this Danger »

An overwhelming number of Americans gossip about members of their family behind their back. Perhaps surprisingly, family gossip is markedly…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 47

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths »

There are around 4,000 sudden unexpected infant deaths each year. Here is their break down by cause. SIDS is a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 28

In Which States Do Women Stick Around to "Nest"? »

Not Wyoming (last in US). Just 41% of native Wyomingites have their baby in Wyoming. Nearby, Nevada, Montana, and the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 28

Shocking Stats on Divorce »

For married couples under 40 years old, the rate of divorce has generally been going down since 1996.

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 60

Move Over Grandma: Young People Come Home »

Young Americans between the ages of 25 and 34 are now more likely than the oldest set of Americans to…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 22

Fewer Children Served By Child Care Assistance »

CCDBG provides child care assistance to low-income families. From 2007-2011, total spending on child care assistance (including federal and state…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 60

Number of Stay-At-Home Dads Has Doubled »

The number of fathers who don't work outside the home has risen in recent years, up to 2 million in…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 39

Growing Gap: College Costs and Financial Aid »

Over the last three decades, college costs have increased nearly four times faster than median family income. Financial aid has…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 118

Who's Married By 32? »

Clearly the social structure has changed significantly in the past few decades. It is important for future candidates to keep…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 45

Premarital childbearing by sex and maternal education »

Families in which the mother earned a college degree are more likely to remain intact and less likely to have…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 66

Ten Percent of US Children Live with Grandparent »

Since the recession of 2008, there has been a significant increase of children living with and being cared for by…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 33

Income And Earnings Summary By Household Type: 2011 »

In 2011, the only household type that had an estimated median income above the national average was a married couple…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 99

Beyond Paying the Bills: Responsibilities of Modern Dads »

The Boston College Center for Work & Family surveyed nearly 1,000 dads to determine how they would define being a…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 474

What are the main reasons that people move? »

In 2011-2012, there were 36.5 million Americans who changed their place of residency. Of these movers, 49.4% relocated due to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 92

Fewer Americans Are Moving »

The number of Americans moving to different homes has been trending downward since 1984-85. Along with this, the percentage of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 52

How do Americans use water in their homes? »

Indoor water use makes up about 70% of the 300 gallons of water that the average American family household uses…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 172

Dads' Time Off After Most Recent Birth/Adoption »

This chart is excerpted from the Boston College Center for Work and Family study The New Dad: Caring, Committed, and…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 193