Births to Unmarried Women by Race,Hispanic Origin, and Age of Mother: 1990 to 2004

Added By Infochimps

The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 84):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 24 rows and 26 columns.

1,165 represents 1,165,000. Excludes births to nonresidents of the United States. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. Beginning in 1980,marital status is inferred from a comparison of the child’s and parents’ surnames on the birth certificate for those States that do not report on marital status. No estimates included for misstatements on birth records or failure to register births. Based on race and Hispanic origin of mother. See also Appendix III


  1. Rate per 1,000 unmarried women (never-married, widowed, and divorced)
    estimated as of July 1. Total rate and rates by race cover women 15 to 44 years old.
    Rate for unmarried women 40 years and over relate births to women 40 years
    and over to unmarried women 40 to 44 years old.
  2. Includes races other than White and Black not shown separately.
  3. Excludes data for New Hampshire and Oklahoma, which did not report Hispanic origin.


Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.