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Percentage distribution of family households, by family status and race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 1.5: Family Structure

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Table 1.5. Percentage distribution of family households, by family status and race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity Married couple Female householder, no husband present Male householder, no wife present
   Total1 74.9 18.7 6.5
White 79.9 14.3 5.8
Black 44.2 46.9 8.9
Hispanic 65.0 23.9 11.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 80.5 12.8 6.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 61.0 28.9 10.1
1Totals include race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: A family is a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together. By contrast, a household is defined as the people who occupy a housing unit. It includes the related family members and all the unrelated people, if any, such as lodgers, foster children, wards, or employees who share the housing unit. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race groups include persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, unpublished data, 2003.

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