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By Kathryn Adams
Special to Village News 

Finding local resources for grandparents raising grandchildren

 

Last updated 8/13/2019 at 5:42am



According to the 2010 U.S. Census, there were more than 2.7 million households in which grandparents were raising their grandchildren in the United States in 2010, and that number did not take into account other relatives who may be raising the children.

In 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau released a news report titled, “Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012,” which stated that the percentage of children who lived with a grandparent in 2012 was 10%, while only 7% of grandparents were raising grandchildren in 1992. The report further stated that in 2012, 2.7 million grandpar...



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