How many American households own a dog?
63 percent of households have a dog, equal to about 70 million.
39% of U.S. households own at least one dog, so 61% of U.S. households don't. Although there are numerous people that have a home, let it be a house bought or rented, a trailer, or an RV, there's also dog owners that don't have a home, so it's really hard to give a NUMBER of "households" that don't have dogs in them, so 61% of U.S. households is about as close as you'll get. I…
As of 2006, the US Census Bureau reports a total of 77,402,000 family households. (The remainder are termed "non-family" households). Of this 77.4 million households, 30,201,000 do not have children of their own. 47,201,000 have children of their own. I did not research the number of households with someone else's children (for instance, relatives raising children, foster homes, etc.).