Mother's Day

Sacred Heart School kindergarten student Bridget Saltzman writes her name while working on a Mother's Day gift in class in this 2014 file photo.

43.5 million

Number of women between the ages of 15 and 50 who have children. These mothers gave birth to 95.8 million children.


Percentage of women age 15 to 50 who have had two children. About 42.4 percent had no children, 17 percent had one, 11.7 percent had three, and about 6.8 percent had four or more.


Number of florists nationwide in 2014. The 61,170 employees in floral shops across our nation will be especially busy preparing, selling and delivering floral arrangements for Mother’s Day.

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9.9 million

The number of single mothers living with children younger than 18 in 2015, up from 7.7 million in 1985.

5.2 million

Number of stay-at-home moms in married couple family groups in 2015.

Source: census.gov

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