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Sunday, May 14, 2017

MOTHER’S DAY FACTOIDS



  • In 2014, 43.5 million American women between the ages of 15 and 50 were mothers. All together they had 95.8 million children.
  • 3.9 million women between the ages of 15 and 50 gave birth in 2015, 64.3% of them were married, 35.7% were not.
  • 9.8 million single mothers lived with children younger than age 18 in 2016, up from 7.7 million in 1985. There were 5 million stay-at-home moms in married-couple family groups in 2016.
  • 62.4% of women ages 16 to 50 who gave birth in 2015 were working.
  • 888,357 people were employed at one of the 74,589, child day care services across the country in 2015. In addition, there were 670,887 child day care services without paid employees in 2014.
  • Noah and Emma were the most popular baby names for boys and girls, respectively, in 2015.
  • Since 2005, the number of florist establishments decreased from 21,135 to 13,419, a decline of 36.5%. The number of employees in floral shops also declined, from 101,861 to 60,076 employees in 2015, a decline of 41%.

Source: Census Bureau, 5/1/17, Mother's Day