Census, Marriage, Children And Culture

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 percent or more of the babies born in the United States during the last eight years on record (2008 through 2015) were born to unmarried mothers.

The last time the percentage of babies born to unmarried mothers was below 20 percent was 1982, according to the CDC’s birth data. A baby born that year would turn 35 this year.

Source – Census: American Women More Likely Than Men to Have Babies by Multiple Partners – by  Terence P. Jeffrey (cnsnews.com)