Many people are concerned about the state of American families. It’s often discussed in the news and multiple sources of information exist on the topic. As a result, misperceptions surface, and it’s difficult to know exactly what is happening.
The U.S. Census Bureau compiles comprehensive information about Americans and their families. Near its tenth anniversary, the Center for Families prepared a tutorial to help members of the Purdue President’s Council, a group of distinguished alumni and friends, learn how to find the most recent and comprehensive data about the state of American families.
This tutorial is now available to download (pdf). Give it a try, and see if you find any surprises!