- American families have changed over the years.
- America’s multiracial population grew from 9 million in 2010 to 33.8 million people,
- Members of the USA TODAY Opinion team are sharing their family experience
The makeup of the U.S. family has changed.
“Parents today are raising their children against a backdrop of increasingly diverse and, for many, constantly evolving family forms,” the Pew Research Center says. At least 15% of kids are living with parents in a remarriage, and 7% are living with cohabiting parents.