Table 1.5. Percentage distribution of family households, by family status and race/ethnicity: 2003
Female householder, no husband present
Male householder, no wife present
American Indian/Alaska Native
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, unpublished data, 2003.