Married and Cohabiting Couples

The NCFMR Married and Cohabiting Couples, 2010 Pilot Data are composed of a nationally representative sample of U.S. married and cohabiting adults aged 18-64. NCFMR Co-directors Susan Brown and Wendy Manning developed these data with assistance from the following team members:
  • Suzanne Bianchi, UCLA
  • Deborah Carr, Rutgers University
  • Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Franklin and Marshall College
  • Melissa Milkie, University of Maryland
  • Sara M. Moorman, Boston College
  • Sylvia Niehuis, Texas Tech University
  • Kei Nomaguchi, Bowling Green State University
  • Kelly Raley, University of Texas
  • Alan Reifman, Texas Tech University
  • Judith Seltzer, UCLA
  • Laura Tach, University of Pennsylvania

Collected between July and October 2010, data are available for 1,504 married individuals representing 752 married couples and 646 cohabiting individuals representing 323 couples and include basic demographic characteristics, such as age, income, educational attainment, gender, and race, and individual and couple-level data.

Updated: 10/25/2023 02:33PM