Table S4.  Families With Children Under 18:  New Jersey, 2001 to 2017 (Family Totals in Thousands)
Two-year Moving Average 2001-02   2002-03   2003-04   2004-05   2005-06   2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
  All Families 2,217 2,292 2,259 2,243 2,268 2,296 2,246 2,188 2,232 2,218 2,176 2,220 2,218 2,234 2,304 2,314
    No Children 52.9% 53.0% 52.0% 50.8% 50.1% 51.2% 52.1% 52.9% 53.8% 54.9% 55.3% 55.9% 55.6% 56.1% 57.5% 57.9%
    1 Child 18.4% 20.3% 20.9% 20.5% 21.0% 21.2% 21.1% 19.5% 18.7% 19.8% 20.5% 19.7% 20.5% 20.3% 18.3% 18.2%
    2 Children 19.6% 18.6% 18.6% 19.9% 19.9% 19.2% 18.7% 18.3% 18.0% 17.3% 17.6% 17.3% 16.4% 16.5% 16.6% 16.6%
    3 Children 7.2% 6.4% 6.8% 7.2% 7.5% 6.7% 6.3% 7.1% 7.1% 6.2% 5.2% 5.4% 5.5% 5.5% 6.1% 5.4%
    4 or More Children 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 1.6% 1.4% 1.7% 1.8% 2.1% 2.3% 1.7% 1.4% 1.8% 2.0% 1.5% 1.5% 1.9%
RACE
  White Families 1,777 1,840 1,791 1,782 1,809 1,798 1,722 1,672 1,713 1,712 1,675 1,697 1,671 1,677 1,729 1,730
    No Children 54.3% 54.4% 53.6% 52.3% 51.9% 53.4% 54.6% 55.3% 55.7% 56.2% 56.4% 57.7% 58.3% 58.8% 59.7% 60.7%
    1 Child 17.5% 18.9% 19.4% 19.2% 19.8% 19.8% 19.9% 18.4% 17.6% 18.9% 19.8% 18.8% 18.8% 18.5% 17.0% 16.0%
    2 Children 19.0% 18.3% 18.3% 19.4% 19.2% 18.7% 18.3% 18.1% 17.6% 16.9% 17.0% 16.2% 15.1% 15.3% 15.7% 15.9%
    3 Children 7.1% 6.5% 7.0% 7.5% 7.7% 6.6% 5.8% 6.6% 7.0% 6.1% 5.4% 5.5% 5.6% 5.9% 6.3% 5.4%
    4 or More Children 2.1% 1.9% 1.7% 1.6% 1.5% 1.4% 1.3% 1.6% 2.1% 1.9% 1.4% 1.7% 2.1% 1.5% 1.3% 2.0%
  Black Families 289 281 289 286 289 293 286 273 283 296 296 302 305 301 291 294
    No Children 50.3% 51.7% 51.1% 48.6% 46.6% 46.3% 45.5% 45.6% 49.2% 52.5% 51.0% 50.3% 47.5% 47.7% 52.8% 53.6%
    1 Child 19.0% 23.4% 24.8% 25.7% 27.0% 26.0% 23.6% 24.1% 22.7% 22.8% 26.1% 24.6% 26.9% 26.1% 18.4% 21.3%
    2 Children 20.6% 16.9% 16.4% 18.1% 17.5% 15.2% 14.7% 13.3% 15.0% 16.7% 17.0% 16.2% 17.3% 19.1% 18.1% 15.0%
    3 Children 8.7% 6.5% 5.0% 4.7% 6.7% 8.2% 11.5% 12.5% 9.4% 6.9% 4.9% 6.1% 6.5% 5.7% 6.9% 7.2%
    4 or More Children 1.5% 1.6% 2.8% 3.0% 2.2% 4.3% 4.6% 4.5% 3.7% 1.0% 0.9% 2.8% 1.9% 1.4% 3.7% 3.0%
  Hispanic Origin Families 235 260 271 275 319 351 340 333 345 359 372 399 389 375 386 387
    No Children 42.0% 40.6% 40.3% 40.5% 38.4% 37.5% 39.1% 42.1% 42.9% 41.7% 39.8% 39.8% 40.9% 43.7% 46.0% 47.8%
    1 Child 22.4% 26.3% 28.7% 26.4% 25.9% 27.6% 26.6% 21.3% 21.2% 23.6% 24.5% 25.4% 25.7% 22.2% 22.3% 25.1%
    2 Children 21.4% 20.0% 19.8% 22.1% 24.7% 24.3% 24.0% 24.4% 22.6% 23.9% 27.7% 25.5% 23.3% 23.8% 20.4% 17.2%
    3 Children 12.0% 9.6% 8.9% 9.3% 8.8% 7.8% 8.0% 10.0% 10.5% 8.4% 6.3% 6.9% 6.6% 8.2% 9.2% 7.2%
    4 or More Children 2.2% 3.4% 2.2% 1.8% 2.2% 2.7% 2.4% 2.2% 2.9% 2.3% 1.6% 2.3% 3.5% 2.1% 2.1% 2.7%
FAMILY CONFIGURATION
  Married-Couple Families 1,733 1,777 1,727 1,727 1,739 1,745 1,699 1,642 1,654 1,630 1,577 1,584 1,671 1,689 1,724 1,762
    No Children 52.0% 51.9% 51.6% 50.6% 49.5% 50.5% 52.6% 53.7% 54.0% 55.4% 56.1% 56.8% 56.8% 55.9% 56.4% 57.1%
    1 Child 17.9% 19.0% 19.0% 18.9% 20.0% 19.9% 19.5% 17.6% 16.7% 18.6% 19.3% 17.9% 19.0% 20.2% 17.9% 17.2%
    2 Children 20.8% 20.4% 20.0% 21.1% 21.3% 21.1% 20.2% 19.6% 19.4% 17.7% 17.7% 18.4% 16.4% 16.7% 18.2% 18.5%
    3 Children 7.2% 6.8% 7.5% 7.8% 7.8% 6.7% 5.9% 6.9% 7.4% 6.5% 5.4% 5.3% 5.7% 5.6% 6.2% 5.2%
    4 or More Children 2.1% 2.0% 1.9% 1.7% 1.5% 1.8% 1.9% 2.3% 2.4% 1.9% 1.5% 1.6% 2.0% 1.5% 1.4% 2.0%
  Female Householder-Spouse Absent 359 397 403 370 381 412 420 405 402 415 431 446 399 405 418 394
    No Children 52.7% 52.5% 49.0% 47.3% 49.5% 47.5% 43.1% 45.1% 48.3% 47.2% 46.6% 46.6% 47.4% 51.7% 56.3% 56.9%
    1 Child 20.7% 25.6% 28.0% 26.7% 24.9% 28.0% 29.8% 27.5% 26.1% 26.5% 27.4% 28.5% 27.2% 23.6% 22.0% 23.5%
    2 Children 17.2% 14.7% 15.8% 17.9% 17.7% 15.7% 16.5% 16.6% 16.1% 18.7% 19.3% 17.0% 16.4% 16.3% 13.0% 11.4%
    3 Children 8.1% 6.0% 5.4% 6.0% 6.4% 7.5% 9.2% 8.8% 6.8% 5.7% 5.4% 6.1% 6.9% 7.0% 6.7% 7.0%
    4 or More Children 1.4% 1.2% 1.7% 2.1% 1.4% 1.3% 1.4% 2.0% 2.7% 1.9% 1.3% 1.8% 2.1% 1.4% 1.9% 1.3%
  Male Householder-Spouse Absent 125 118 129 147 148 139 127 141 177 173 168 177 147 140 162 157
    No Children 67.3% 70.5% 67.0% 61.8% 59.3% 70.1% 75.9% 66.6% 64.3% 69.1% 69.8% 66.4% 63.4% 70.6% 73.0% 70.4%
    1 Child 18.6% 22.0% 23.4% 23.3% 23.6% 18.0% 14.4% 19.8% 20.7% 15.7% 14.0% 17.4% 19.1% 12.2% 13.0% 16.1%
    2 Children 9.6% 5.0% 8.2% 10.8% 10.1% 6.2% 4.8% 8.6% 10.2% 10.5% 12.6% 13.5% 15.5% 15.2% 8.5% 8.2%
    3 Children 3.7% 2.5% 1.3% 4.1% 6.5% 4.2% 3.2% 4.4% 4.7% 4.7% 3.6% 2.3% 0.0% 1.0% 3.9% 3.2%
    4 or More Children 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 1.7% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 2.0% 1.0% 1.5% 2.2%
Source: US Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey (CPS): March 2001 through 2017.
Prepared by : NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev., Div. of Economic & Demographic Research, 10/2017.