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Demographics of the U.S.

"The year is 1950, and you are about to be magically transported more than half a century into the future to the present time. What would you notice first? What would most surprise you? Beyond the obvious technological marvels of the day lie profound changes in our demographics and lifestyles that would be shocking to the 1950s time traveler.

Find out what those changes are in Demographics of the U.S.: Trends and Projections, a unique source for details about the socioeconomic trends of the last half of the twentieth century and the first decade of the 21st. It includes comprehensive coverage of historical statistics, including single-year data on many topics such as school enrollment, SAT scores, hospital admissions, employment status of men and women, living arrangements of children, marital status, and geographic mobility.

Demographics of the U.S. documents the trends of the past 50-plus years by compiling historical numbers that cannot be found in a single volume anywhere else.Its ten chapters examine trends in Americans' attitudes and behavior, education, health, housing, income, labor force participation, living arrangements, population, spending, and wealth."

Quoted from publisher's website

REF HB849.49 .R875 2015

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