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Rural children are more likely to live in cohabiting-couple households
The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository
  • William P. O'Hare, University of New Hampshire
  • Wendy Manning, Bowling Green State University
  • Meredith Porter, Bowling Green State University
  • Heidi Lyons, Bowling Green State University
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.
Publication Date
National Policy Brief No. 14
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Document Type
Copyright 2009. The Carsey Institute. These materials may be used for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study. For all other uses, contact the copyright holder.
Citation Information
William P. O'Hare, Wendy Manning, Meredith Porter and Heidi Lyons. "Rural children are more likely to live in cohabiting-couple households" (2009)
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