Only half of US children are being raised by their married parents

One in two: that is the current number of children in the U.S. who are being raised by both their married biological parents throughout their childhood.

Less than one-quarter of African American children experienced a married, two-parent household, and only 45 percent of Hispanic children grew up with married parents.

The study noted an additional multiracial group, of which 35 percent experienced a childhood with both married parents.

The report also examined the 50 percent of children who did not grow up with both married parents.

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