* Data series considered of medium reliability overall due to sampling error; use with great caution and see note flags on individual data points.
Years Available: 2006–2018
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/6924
General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" metro area for this metric, the 50th percentile of all metro areas reporting data. Children defined as 18 years or younger. Does not imply that no parents are present, but grandparent or grandparents are considered at least partially responsible for care of child. A # symbol indicates the following: Data value is considered of medium reliability due to sampling error; use with caution. Coefficient of variation is between 15 and 30 based on 90% confidence interval. ! Data value is considered of low reliability due to sampling error; use with great caution. Coefficient of variation is over 30 based on 90% confidence interval.