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Co-resident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren

The U.S. Census reports that 3 percent of all households contain both grandparents and grandchildren. In fact, more than 60 percent of these households were maintained by a grandparent. That means about 2.7 million grandparents were "grandparent caregivers" (those who had primary responsibility for grandchildren under 18 years old). 

11/25/2014