U.S. Census Many Children Have Parents Who Work Nonstandard Schedules

Burning the Midnight Oil

The image of evenings and weekends as shared family time may not be realistic for many parents and their children.

  • 43% of children in the United States live with a parent who works outside the typical Monday through Friday daytime hours
  • Half of all children who live with two parents have a parent who works a nonstandard schedule
  • 30% of children living with only their mother have a parent working a nonstandard schedule
  • 37% of children living with only their father have a parent working a non standard schedule

But that’s not all…

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