In 2007 & 2008, approximately 136,000 children were adopted annually in the US.  This is a 6% increase from 2000 and a 15% increase since 1990 (Flango & Flango, 1995)

Americans who have adopted children:

Transient

Source: CDC/NCHS, National Survey of Family Growth Cycle 6 (2002)

Percentage of children relinquished within the 1st month of life and born to never-married women under age 45:

Transient

Source: CDC/NCHS, National Survey of Family Growth Cycle 6 (2002)