Census 2000: Report on Adopted Children & Stepchildren

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Overview

In August 2003, the U.S. Census Bureau released a Special Report drawn from the decennial census relating to characteristics of adopted children, stepchildren, and their families. These first-ever data have been compiled, presented, and footnoted in "Adopted Children and Stepchildren: 2000," authored by Rose M Kreider.

The original document has been released in .pdf format, and is both easy to read and to print. However, for researchers and others for whom the .pdf format may be difficult to view and/or use, this html version may prove useful.

The following is a Table of Contents directory to an html transcription of the original document, and any errors in transcription are mine. Links to tables and figures from the report text will open in a new window for easy viewing.

TABLE OF CONTENTSEXHIBITS

Figures and Tables
  • Figure 1: Reproduction of the Question on Relationship to Householder from Census 2000
  • Figure 2: Percent Distribution of Children of the Householder by Type of Relationship and Age: 2000
  • Figure 3: Percent of Children Who Are Adopted: 2000
  • Figure 4: Sex Ratio of Children of the Householder by Age of Child: 2000
  • Figure 5: Percent Distribution of Foreign-Born Adopted Children of the Householder by Age of Child and Place of Birth: 2000
  • Figure 6: Percent of Children of the Householder Under 18 by Educational Attainment of the Householder: 2000

  • Table 1: Number of Children by Householder by Type of Relationship and Age: 2000
  • Table 2: Number and Percent of Children by Householder by Type of Relationship for the United States, Regions, and States, and for Puerto Rico: 2000
  • Table 3: Selected Characteristics of Householder's Children Under 18 by Type of Relationship and Sex of Child: 2000
  • Table 4: Percent Distribution of Selected Characteristics of Householder's Children Under 18 by Type of Relationship and Sex of Child: 2000
  • Table 5: Adopted Children of the Householder by Place of Birth and Age: 2000 (corrected version - 9/2/03)
  • Table 6: Children of the Householder by Type of Relationship, Age, and Selected Characteristics of the Householder: 2000
  • Table 7: Children of the Householder by Type of Relationship and Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Householder: 2000
  • Table 8: Characteristics of Households Containing Children of the Householder: 2000
  • Table 9: Households With Stepchildren Under 18 by Householder's Living Arrangements: 2000


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