Question: What are the different Household Types and what do they mean?
Answer: The CSBG Annual Report defines these household types. Anything that is not captured under these types, should be captured under "Other".
- Single Person – a single individual living alone.
- Two Adults, No Children – the Head of Household is an adult; another non-Head of Household member is also an adult. May include a childless couple or two non-related adults living together.
- Single Parent Female – the Head of Household is a female and has not spouse or partner but has at least one child.
- Single Parent Male – the Head of Household is a male and has no spouse or partner but at least one child.
- Two-Parent Household – the Head of Household has a spouse or partner and there is at least one child in the household.
- Non-Related Adults with Children – two adults who are not married. One or both adults may have children in the household who may or may not be related.
- Multi-generational Household – a household where more than two generations of the family live under one roof. This includes grandparents raising grandchildren.
- Other – any situation that does not fit in the above categories.
- Unknown – not reported.