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Mr. Mom goes mainstream
Stay-at-home dads have come a long way since Michael Keaton starred in 1983's Mr. Mom — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
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2.23 million
Number of single fathers living with their children in 2011, according to the Census Bureau

679,000
Single dads in 1982, the year before the release of the Michael Keaton movie Mr. Mom

20
Percentage of single parents who are fathers, up from 10 percent in 1960

Sources: Mommyish, FINS

 

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