Fatherhood in America is changing. Ahead of Father’s Day, read key findings about dads in the United States.
Source: 7 facts about American dads
Key takeaways. Men worked about 2 hours more in work+home in 1965 compared to women, but now they work 6 hours more. And both parents combined work 13 hours more in paid labor than in 1965. And the dual-income family vs. single-income family was already split evenly just five years later in 1970, with dual-income being 49% and single-income (dad only) being 47%. Mom-only was 2% and it’s only 5% now. The breadwinner mama revolution is somewhat overstated.