Least Kids: West Hollywood, Calif.
Population aged 14 and under:
Average family size:
Los Angeles’ West Hollywood is known for having one of the largest gay populations in the U.S., which might explain the small number of young children in the area. Only 4 percent of households have residents under age 18, and more than half the population has never been married, according to Census Bureau estimates. A majority, 57.2 percent, of the population is male. Still, data on greatschools.org show the area does have a number of schools
(*Note: Places with few children often are very young, such as college towns, or very old, such as retirement communities. This ranking of cities with 20,000 people or more does not include such places, where age demographics are obviously skewed. The retirement community Sun City, Ariz., and the university town Isla Vista, Calif., otherwise would have ranked very highly, for example.)
Data source: U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey three-year estimates 2007-09. Only includes places with populations of 20,000 or more.