Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 4.4 Household Characteristics of Children in AFDC Relative and Parent Grant Units

06/20/1997

Table 4.4 Household Characteristics of AFDC Relative and Parent Grant Units

 

Counts

 

Household w/ related Child in Grant Unit

Households w/own Child in Grant Unit

 

 

 

 

 
         
 

1990

1995

1990

1995

         

Total Count

13,975

15,813

408,131

460,571

         

No Own Children

9,019

9,820

0

0

One or more Own Chidren

4,956

5,993

408,131

460,571

         

No related children

0

0

392,153

441,360

One or more relative children

13,975

15,813

15,978

19,211

         

One Adult

7,037

8,566

310,983

343,378

Two or more adults

6,938

7,247

97,148

117,193

         

Key Adult Female

12,773

14,478

388,780

436,891

         

Key Adult's Age:

       

Under 25

1,353

1,482

103,016

117,179

25 - 29

1,132

1,320

110,838

110,384

30 - 39

2,473

3,223

153,608

182,444

40 - 49

3,013

3,534

32,491

43,507

50 - 59

3,619

3,571

5,454

5,532

60 - 69

1,824

1,959

498

562

70 and above

461

686

60

122

         

Key Adult's Marital:

       

Never married

3,667

4,992

224,837

257,184

Married

851

1,006

42,495

55,628

Deserted, Separated,..

2,708

2,104

80,782

71,820

Divorced

1,169

1,172

38,736

35,885

Widowed

442

356

2,260

1,795

Unknown

5,138

6,183

19,021

38,259

 

Percent Distributions:

 

100%

100%

100%

100%

No Own Children

65 %

62 %

0 %

0 %

One or more Own Chidren

35 %

38 %

100 %

100 %

One or more relative children

100 %

100 %

4 %

4 %

One Adult

50 %

54 %

76 %

75 %

Two or more adults

50 %

46 %

24 %

25 %

Key Adult Female

91 %

92 %

95 %

95 %

         

Key Adult Age:

       

Under 25

10 %

9 %

25 %

25 %

25 - 29

8 %

8 %

27 %

24 %

30 - 39

18 %

20 %

38 %

40 %

40 - 49

22 %

22 %

8 %

9 %

50 - 59

26 %

23 %

1 %

1 %

60 - 69

13 %

12 %

0 %

0 %

70 and above

3 %

4 %

0 %

0 %

         

Key Adult Marital Status:

       

Never married

26 %

32 %

55 %

56 %

Married

6 %

6 %

10 %

12 %

Deserted, Separated,..

19 %

13 %

20 %

16 %

Divorced

8 %

7 %

9 %

8 %

Widowed

3 %

2 %

1 %

0 %

Unknown

37 %

39 %

5 %

8 %

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