Welcome! Family life is at the heart of every community. It’s society’s most basic structure, and so where the family goes, so goes society. Therefore issues and trends related to family life can be important for us all.

Whether you’re a parent looking to see how your family fits into the grand scheme of things or someone seeking information about family issues, these pages will shed light on the dynamics of family life today.

Family time

Family Structure and Dynamics

Marriage Facts & statistics

Marriage & Family Attitudes

The cost of Raising Children

Raising children

Work & family life

Family finances

Low-income families