The Family: Woman's World

More and more U.S. women are getting married these days. There are fewer spinsters, more working wives and more babies (legitimate and illegitimate). So concluded the Population Reference Bureau, Inc., last week in a report on "Marriage and the American Woman."


> Spinsterhood is declining. In 1940, 15% of women in their early 30s had never been married; in 1960, only 7%. > Nearly two out of three U.S. women are married by age 21. One out of every eight girls in college is married. >Wives now in their early 30s are expected to have an average 3.4...

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