Family Statistics Using MacFamilyTree
We recently got a hold of a demo copy MacFamily Tree. One of the most interesting aspects of the program is the variety of statistics reports. Traditionally, we've used Family Tree Maker which only offers a few options for statistics. Here is the tale of the tape for our family.
- The maximum average age (life expectancy) of males is between 65-70 and for females is between 70 and 84. The national average for life expectancy for African American males was 70 years and 76.8 years for females as of 2007. (Source: Expectation of life at birth and at specified ages, National Vital Statistics Reports, Centers for Disease Control
- Of known living people, we have the more males between the 20-24 and more women between 36-40.
- Number of Children: An overwhelming number of families only have one child (325), while nearly 180 families have no children and about 150 families have two children.
- Family members most likely have children within 1 year of their marriage.
Chart: Number of Children Per Family
- Most family members were born in Lake Providence, followed by Louisiana (as a state) and Los Angeles.
- Most males were born in July, followed by January and December. Most females were born in December, followed by August and March.
- Most family members get married in December. June and May follow.
- More females got married between the ages of 20-22 while more males got married between 23-34.
Chart: Month of Marriage
- Death Month: More males in the family die in February, followed by April and June. More females die in November, followed by March, January and February (which tied)
- Death Year: An overwhelming number of males died between 1980 and 1990, while most women have died between 2000 and 2010.
Chart: Month of Death
- The most common surname for men and women is Atlas followed by Rosby, and then Nervis.