82.5 million: Estimated number of moms in United States

56: Percentage of women ages 15 to 44 who are mothers

2: Average number of children women today can expect to have

23,870: Number of florists nationwide

35,000: Number of births each year that don’t occur in a hospital

55: Percentage of moms in the workforce with an infant

67,000+: Number of day-care centers

10 million: Number of single mothers

89: Percentage of people who celebrate Mother’s Day

32: Percentage of those who give gifts to their mothers-in-law

11: Percentage of dads who give a gift they didn’t pick out

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Fourth Annual Lenox Gift-Giving and Etiquette Survey


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