Valdez-Cordova Census Area Families: Structure and Composition

Valdez-Cordova Census Area
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In Valdez-Cordova Census Area and throughout the country, families are a major focus of the American Community Survey (ACS), conducted each year by the U.S. Census Bureau. A family in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, as defined by the Census, includes a householder and all the other people in the housing unit related to him or her, by birth, marriage, or adoption. 

Not all households  in Valdez-Cordova Census Area are family households. Nonfamily households include those composed of unrelated roommates, or single-person households. In addition, family households may include non-family members who live in the same housing unit. Note that the data in this report presents estimated counts of households in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, not of people

Unlike the Census—which is an exact count of people and households every ten years—ACS statistics are estimated based on a representative survey sample. For locations with populations under 60,000, the ACS is only available in 5-year estimates, rather than single-year periods. The 5-year estimates provide greater geographical granularity but a less granular time period. 

How many households are family or nonfamily in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska?

How many family households have children in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska?

How many family households with children are headed by married couples in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska?

Who heads non-married family households with children in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska?

About the Data

Data is from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), 5-year estimates. The following tables are used:

 Total Households & by Type: Table B11001

 Households with Children: Table B11005

This report uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.