Census snapshot: households and families

POSTED: 08:41 AM MDT Oct 21, 2011    UPDATED: 08:49 AM MDT Oct 21, 2011 
Family eating dinner

A lower percentage of U.S. households contained families living together in 2010 compared to 10 years earlier, and family sizes shrunk over that time, according to data from the U.S Census Bureau. Explore this map to see how the states compare when it comes to the types of households they contain.