May 30, 2014

Census Will Count Same-sex Spouses with Married Couples

The Census Bureau will include same-sex spouses with married couples when it releases 2013 American Community Survey data in September, rather than categorizing them as unmarried couples. The change is not expected to have a big impact on overall marriage trends, and the bureau has cautioned that same-sex spouse estimates are flawed. Read more at FactTank.