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Table 102.20. Number and percentage distribution of children under age 18 and under age 6, by living arrangements, race/ethnicity, and selected racial/ethnic subgroups: 2013
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Age and race/ethnicity Number of
children (in thousands)
Percentage distribution of
children
Percentage distribution of children,
by living arrangements
Total Children living with parent(s) or related to householder1 All other children2
Married parents Female parent, no spouse present Male parent, no spouse present
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Under 18 years old                                    
Total 73,502 (24.4) 100.0 (†) 100.0 (†) 62.8   (0.12) 27.5   (0.10) 7.6   (0.06) 2.1   (0.03)
White 38,399 (8.9) 52.2 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 72.8   (0.15) 18.2   (0.12) 6.9   (0.08) 2.0   (0.04)
Black 10,060 (24.3) 13.7 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 32.1   (0.33) 57.8   (0.35) 7.6   (0.15) 2.5   (0.08)
                                     
Hispanic 17,688 (8.5) 24.1 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 56.6   (0.23) 31.8   (0.20) 9.5   (0.15) 2.1   (0.06)
Mexican 12,299 (29.5) 16.7 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 58.5   (0.25) 29.9   (0.22) 9.6   (0.18) 2.0   (0.07)
Puerto Rican 1,588 (19.7) 2.2 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 42.7   (0.69) 46.1   (0.74) 8.8   (0.47) 2.4   (0.19)
Cuban 396 (9.5) 0.5 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 61.9   (1.31) 27.8   (1.19) 8.4   (0.68) 1.8   (0.28)
Dominican 524 (12.7) 0.7 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 38.2   (1.41) 49.2   (1.38) 10.9   (0.88) 1.7   (0.27)
Salvadoran 585 (16.9) 0.8 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 53.8   (1.35) 31.9   (1.20) 12.4   (0.86) 1.9   (0.31)
Other Central American 787 (16.4) 1.1 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 53.5   (1.31) 32.5   (1.18) 11.2   (0.64) 2.8   (0.33)
South American 793 (18.0) 1.1 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 66.9   (0.96) 25.0   (0.86) 6.5   (0.48) 1.6   (0.25)
Other Hispanic or Latino 716 (14.0) 1.0 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 59.6   (0.97) 30.2   (0.92) 8.0   (0.52) 2.2   (0.24)
                                     
Asian 3,304 (16.5) 4.5 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 83.5   (0.39) 10.8   (0.34) 4.3   (0.19) 1.5   (0.10)
Asian Indian 765 (11.1) 1.0 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 93.8   (0.49) 3.9   (0.36) 1.9   (0.28) 0.4   (0.08)
Chinese3 649 (11.9) 0.9 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 83.7   (0.67) 11.5   (0.60) 3.1   (0.28) 1.8   (0.21)
Filipino 467 (9.9) 0.6 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 76.9   (1.04) 14.5   (0.90) 6.5   (0.67) 2.1   (0.33)
Japanese 74 (3.5) 0.1 (0.00) 100.0 (†) 84.9   (2.28) 8.4   (1.74) 4.7   (1.16) 2.0 ! (0.69)
Korean 253 (8.1) 0.3 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 87.5   (0.95) 8.7   (0.87) 2.3   (0.40) 1.5   (0.32)
Vietnamese 394 (10.2) 0.5 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 78.6   (1.19) 14.2   (0.89) 5.2   (0.57) 1.9   (0.42)
Other Asian 701 (14.1) 1.0 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 77.5   (0.84) 14.2   (0.83) 6.7   (0.45) 1.6   (0.22)
                                     
Pacific Islander 122 (5.1) 0.2 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 60.3   (2.76) 29.5   (2.33) 6.3   (1.32) 3.9   (0.81)
American Indian/Alaska Native 574 (8.2) 0.8 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 43.9   (0.99) 40.4   (0.90) 12.4   (0.57) 3.4   (0.36)
Some other race4 219 (8.9) 0.3 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 58.7   (1.85) 30.0   (1.87) 7.2   (1.09) 4.0   (0.77)
Two or more races 3,135 (23.7) 4.3 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 56.6   (0.47) 34.0   (0.47) 7.2   (0.22) 2.2   (0.10)
White and Black 1,297 (17.1) 1.8 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 40.3   (0.83) 49.3   (0.81) 7.3   (0.38) 3.1   (0.21)
White and Asian 845 (14.7) 1.2 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 80.4   (0.64) 13.1   (0.53) 5.3   (0.35) 1.1   (0.16)
White and American Indian/Alaska Native 385 (9.0) 0.5 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 60.2   (1.24) 26.6   (1.08) 10.9   (0.77) 2.3   (0.31)
Other Two or more races 607 (13.1) 0.8 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 55.9   (1.28) 35.2   (1.16) 6.9   (0.52) 1.9   (0.25)
                                     
Under 6 years old                                    
Total 23,855 (35.3) 100.0 (†) 100.0 (†) 62.0   (0.15) 28.2   (0.15) 8.1   (0.10) 1.7   (0.04)
White 11,958 (18.6) 50.1 (0.06) 100.0 (†) 74.0   (0.19) 17.7   (0.16) 6.8   (0.11) 1.6   (0.04)
Black 3,243 (17.1) 13.6 (0.07) 100.0 (†) 29.0   (0.44) 60.6   (0.49) 8.5   (0.29) 2.0   (0.13)
                                     
Hispanic 6,128 (19.2) 25.7 (0.06) 100.0 (†) 53.7   (0.31) 33.4   (0.30) 10.9   (0.21) 1.9   (0.10)
Mexican 4,255 (18.0) 17.8 (0.07) 100.0 (†) 55.1   (0.35) 31.9   (0.35) 11.1   (0.26) 1.9   (0.11)
Puerto Rican 539 (8.9) 2.3 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 40.9   (1.00) 47.7   (1.15) 8.9   (0.64) 2.6   (0.38)
Cuban 136 (5.4) 0.6 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 59.8   (1.88) 27.7   (1.66) 11.1   (1.37) 1.4   (0.41)
Dominican 176 (6.2) 0.7 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 39.2   (2.24) 47.0   (2.39) 12.1   (1.53) 1.7   (0.50)
Salvadoran 218 (9.2) 0.9 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 50.2   (1.72) 33.5   (1.77) 14.9   (1.29) 1.3   (0.38)
Other Central American 291 (9.2) 1.2 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 50.5   (1.81) 33.3   (1.53) 13.3   (1.14) 2.9   (0.47)
South American 277 (9.6) 1.2 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 65.0   (1.43) 26.1   (1.29) 7.5   (0.78) 1.4   (0.33)
Other Hispanic or Latino 237 (7.2) 1.0 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 59.3   (1.53) 29.3   (1.34) 9.6   (0.92) 1.8   (0.36)
                                     
Asian 1,062 (9.1) 4.5 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 86.2   (0.48) 8.4   (0.41) 4.5   (0.29) 0.8   (0.13)
Asian Indian 302 (6.5) 1.3 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 95.7   (0.58) 2.3   (0.36) 1.9   (0.39)   (†)
Chinese3 187 (5.6) 0.8 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 87.2   (1.01) 8.7   (0.95) 3.6   (0.55) 0.5 ! (0.17)
Filipino 126 (4.9) 0.5 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 77.5   (1.70) 13.3   (1.52) 8.1   (1.15) 1.1 ! (0.40)
Japanese 24 (2.1) 0.1 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 89.6   (2.80) 6.3 ! (2.38) 3.6 ! (1.62)   (†)
Korean 74 (4.2) 0.3 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 92.8   (1.37) 5.5   (1.36) 1.6   (0.43)   (†)
Vietnamese 113 (5.0) 0.5 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 78.3   (1.95) 13.1   (1.36) 6.2   (1.04) 2.3 ! (0.75)
Other Asian 237 (6.6) 1.0 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 79.3   (1.15) 12.4   (1.02) 7.0   (0.70) 1.3   (0.32)
                                     
Pacific Islander 39 (2.3) 0.2 (0.01) 100.0 (†) 58.8   (4.18) 29.2   (3.28) 7.8 ! (2.95) 4.1 ! (1.37)
American Indian/Alaska Native 177 (3.8) 0.7 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 39.6   (1.35) 43.7   (1.39) 13.9   (1.03) 2.7   (0.48)
Some other race4 79 (4.2) 0.3 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 61.0   (2.69) 29.0   (2.52) 6.4   (1.29) 3.6   (1.04)
Two or more races 1,169 (13.6) 4.9 (0.06) 100.0 (†) 56.0   (0.72) 34.2   (0.75) 7.9   (0.37) 1.9   (0.18)
White and Black 512 (10.3) 2.1 (0.04) 100.0 (†) 37.7   (1.16) 50.7   (1.23) 8.7   (0.53) 2.9   (0.38)
White and Asian 329 (7.2) 1.4 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 84.6   (0.95) 11.1   (0.88) 3.8   (0.39) 0.4   (0.12)
White and American Indian/Alaska Native 119 (4.9) 0.5 (0.02) 100.0 (†) 57.4   (2.02) 26.4   (1.83) 14.5   (1.71) 1.7 ! (0.52)
Other Two or more races 209 (6.3) 0.9 (0.03) 100.0 (†) 55.1   (1.90) 34.7   (1.71) 8.4   (0.97) 1.8   (0.51)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1Includes all children who live either with their parent(s) or with a householder to whom they are related by birth, marriage, or adoption (except a child who is the spouse of the householder). Children are classified by their parents’ marital status or, if no parents are present in the household, by the marital status of the householder who is related to the children. Living arrangements with only a "female parent" or "male parent" are those in which the parent or the householder who is related to the child does not have a spouse living in the household. The householder is the person (or one of the people) who owns or rents (maintains) the housing unit.
2Includes foster children, children in unrelated subfamilies, children living in group quarters, and children who were reported as the householder or spouse of the householder.
3Excludes Taiwanese. Taiwanese is included in "Other Asian."
4Respondents who wrote in some other race that was not included as an option on the questionnaire.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2013. (This table was prepared April 2015.)

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