Teen Birth Rate at Historic Low

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The teen birth rate in 2012 marks a historic low. Of the 4 million births that occurred that year, 305,000 were to teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Between 1990 and 2012, the teen birth rate was halved from 60 births per 1,000 teens to 29 births per 1,000 teens.

July 30, 2014

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U.S. Child Population Increasingly More Diverse

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In 2013, there were 74 million children living in the United States, comprising 23% of the nation’s total population. As the child population grew from 1990 and 2013, moving from 64 million to 74 million, it also became more diverse racially and ethnically.

July 30, 2014

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