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All Abstracts > Statistical Abstract of the United States > 2003 Edition > Mini History > Marital Status of the Population by Sex (1900 to 2002)
Table HS-11

Marital Status of the Population by Sex (1900 to 2002)

In thousands (25,493 represents 25,493,000), except percent. Persons 15 years old and over, except as indicated

 
19001910192019301940195019601970198019901993199419951996199719981999200020012002
Marital Status of the Population by Sex (1900 to 2002)1                    
CensusFemaleDivorcedNumber21141852735728231,3731,8553,0026,5779,627       12,305  
Percent Distribution0.50.60.81.31.72.42.94.07.29.5       10.8  
MarriedNumber213,78117,66421,29526,15630,08737,57042,89147,64452,49755,821       62,309  
Percent Distribution57.058.960.661.161.067.067.462.857.455.1       54.6  
Never MarriedNumber27,5498,9189,60111,29412,75210,37910,99015,60421,02723,755       27,532  
Percent Distribution31.229.727.326.425.818.517.320.623.023.4       24.1  
WidowedNumber22,7063,1673,9094,7285,7006,7347,8809,61011,31812,122       11,975  
Percent Distribution11.210.611.111.011.512.012.412.712.412.0       10.5  
TotalNumber224,17629,99335,12242,79549,36256,05563,61675,86191,420101,325       114,121  
Percent Distribution100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0       100.0  
MaleDivorcedNumber2841562344896241,0701,2991,9254,5396,957       9,255  
Percent Distribution0.30.50.61.11.32.02.22.85.47.4       8.6  
MarriedNumber213,91918,06521,82026,31130,19136,85942,62346,98152,00955,678       62,692  
Percent Distribution54.655.959.260.061.268.971.167.762.059.3       58.6  
Never MarriedNumber210,26212,52112,94014,93816,37713,31913,91918,31525,13228,805       32,381  
Percent Distribution40.338.835.134.133.224.923.226.430.030.7       30.3  
WidowedNumber21,1731,4671,7542,0232,1442,2622,0722,1282,1562,378       2,699  
Percent Distribution4.64.54.84.64.34.23.53.12.62.5       2.5  
TotalNumber225,49332,31136,82843,82949,33653,51159,91369,34983,83693,817       107,027  
Percent Distribution100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0       100.0  
Current Population Survey3FemaleDivorcedNumber3, 2     1,3731,7082,7175,9668,8459,88310,12910,27010,52111,11611,09311,16211,30911,98012,268
Percent Distribution3     2.42.63.56.68.99.79.79.89.910.410.310.210.210.610.7
MarriedNumber3, 2     37,57742,58348,14852,96556,79757,76858,18558,98458,90558,82959,33360,00160,52761,88962,103
Percent Distribution3     65.865.961.958.956.956.455.956.255.654.954.954.754.754.654.2
Never MarriedNumber3, 2     11,41812,25217,16720,22622,71823,53424,64524,69325,52826,07326,71327,52027,76328,05628,861
Percent Distribution3     20.019.022.122.522.823.023.723.524.124.324.725.125.124.725.2
WidowedNumber3, 2     6,7348,0649,73410,75811,47711,21411,07311,08211,07811,05811,02910,94411,06111,52611,408
Percent Distribution3     11.812.512.512.011.511.010.610.610.410.310.210.010.010.210.0
TotalNumber3, 2     57,10264,60777,76689,91499,838102,400104,032105,028106,031107,076108,168109,628110,660113,451114,639
Percent Distribution3     100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
MaleDivorcedNumber3, 2     1,0711,1061,5673,9306,2836,7787,2507,3837,7688,2318,3318,5568,5728,7588,686
Percent Distribution3     2.01.82.24.86.87.17.57.67.98.28.28.48.38.38.1
MarriedNumber3, 2     36,86641,78147,10951,81355,83356,83357,06857,75057,65657,92358,63359,03959,68461,21061,268
Percent Distribution3     67.569.366.863.260.759.959.059.158.557.858.057.957.958.057.4
Never MarriedNumber3, 2     14,40015,27419,83224,22727,50528,77530,22830,28630,69131,31531,59131,91232,25333,07734,229
Percent Distribution3     26.425.328.129.629.930.331.231.031.131.331.231.331.331.332.0
WidowedNumber3, 2     2,2642,1122,0511,9772,3332,4682,2222,2842,4782,6902,5692,5422,6042,5402,636
Percent Distribution3     4.13.52.92.42.52.62.32.32.52.72.52.52.52.42.5
TotalNumber3, 2     54,60160,27370,55981,94791,95594,85496,76897,70498,593100,159101,123102,048103,114105,584106,819
Percent Distribution3     100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Footnotes
1 Quantities in thousands.
2 Thousands
3 Persons 14 years old and over.
Source

U.S. Census Bureau,1900--1950, Census of Population: 1950, Vol. II, Part 1; 1960, U.S. Census of Population: 1960, Vol. I; 1970, U.S. Census of Population: 1970, Vol. I, Part 1; 1980, U.S. Census of Population: 1980, Vol. I, Part 1; 1990, U.S. Census of Population: 1990, General Population Characteristics, (CP-1-1); 2000, American FactFinder, QT-P18, Marital Status by Sex, Unmarried-Partner Households, and Grandparents as Caregivers: 2000, Census 2000 Summary File (SF3) - Sample Data, United States; Current Population Reports, America's Families and Living Arrangements: 2000, Series P20-537, and earlier reports. For 2001 and 2002, see (released 17 July 2002) and (released 12 June 2003).

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