About this page Child and Family Characteristics are gathered from several data sources; are presented in several formats; and are associated with several geographic regions. Many, but not all, of the variables represent family characteristics for children’s growth and learning. The data are organized into domains.

The variable on this page belongs to the following domain: Employment

Children age 5 and under living in various working family conditions. The conditions are children living: (1) in families; (2) in families with 2 parents; (3) in families with 2 parents working; (4) in families with 1 parent; (5) in families with 1 parent working; and (6) in families with 1 parent not working.

Regions in spreadsheets (by year):

  • 2010-latest available data: All
  • 2009: State, County, Township, Municipality

Regions in PDFs (by year):

  • 2009-latest available data: County

Source of data: IECAM, based on several estimates from the Census Bureau.

Note: A full explanation of the methodology that IECAM uses to create estimates can be found via the Data Releases & Methodology page.

Note: The data for the years 2005 through the most recent available (for all regions) can be found via the Tabular Data Search page.