American Women, 2003
Facts and Figures about American Women's History, 2003, from the U.S. Census Bureau
14: In 2000, what percentage of women ages 40 to 44 had no children?
What was the percentage in 1980 at the same ages?
Answer: 10% - the percentage has almost doubled between 1980 and 2000.
The U.S. Census Bureau in 2003 estimated the total number of mothers of all ages at 75 million.
15: In 2000, was the median age of women at the time of their first marriage? In 1970?
Source: U.S. Census Bureau