Nearly 2 million fathers are stay- at- home Dad’s according to the most recent U.S. Census data. A far cry from the 1.1. million in 1989. These stay-at-home fathers tend to be older than stay-at-home moms. The majority are 35 years or older. The reason for this increase is varied.
*Caring for the family 21%
*Unable to find employment 23%
*Ill or disabled 35%
*In school /retired 22%
A 2014 report from the Pew Research Center using U.S. Census data.