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Families & Living Arrangements Working Papers

Working papers are intended to make results of Census Bureau research available to others and to encourage discussion on a variety of topics. They have not undergone a review and editorial process generally accorded official Census Bureau publications.

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Working Paper
Child Well Being and Type of Care
This poster is an exploratory analysis of the relationship between various child care arrangements and selected measures of child well-being.

Working Paper
Understanding Changes in Families and Households Pre and Post Katrina
This working paper Understanding Changes in Families and Households Pre and Post Katrina is from Families and Living Arrangements.

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The Complex Living Arrangements of Children and Unmarried Parents
This poster looks at living arrangements of children living with unmarried parents to understand who they are and compare their well-being.

Working Paper
Risk Factors for Children in U.S., States, and Metro Areas
This paper addresses a lack of sub-national data about children’s well-being using a new program designed to provide data for the entire nation.

Working Paper
Who’s Minding the Kids in the Summer? Child Care Arrangements: 2006
This poster examines patterns in child care usage during the summer months for children of employed mothers.

Working Paper
Estimating Persons per Household and Vacancy Rates
In 2007, the U.S. Census Bureau started a project to explore strategies for producing county level housing unit-based population estimates.

Working Paper
Counting Same-Sex Couples: Official Estimates and Unofficial Guesses
Census programs have assigned the person reported as the spouse of the householder in a same-sex couple household as the unmarried partner of the householder.

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The Complex Living Arrangements of Children & Their Unmarried Parents
This Population Association of America 2009 working paperis on Families and Living Arrangements.

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