Happy Mother’s Day!
Do you know the history of Mother’s Day? If not, we’ve got some awesome facts from the U.S. Census Bureau!
- The first Mother’s Day observance was organized by Anna Jarvis on May 10, 1908 in Grafton, WV and Philadelphia, PA.
- In 1914, Congress designated the second Sunday in May officially as Mother’s Day.
- The number of mothers between the ages of 15 and 50 in 2014 was 43.5 million.
- The number of registered births in 2015 was 3.98 million, down less than one percent from 2014.
- Noah and Emma were the most popular baby names for boys and girls, respectively, in 2015.
- The number of stay-at-home moms in 2016 was 5 million.
These are only a few of the statistics pertaining to Mother’s Day. If you’d like to see more on this holiday or other statistics in general, click here. (www.census.gov)
Enjoy the weekend!