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Poverty rate for single-parent families headed by a female householder (mapped by county)


Klickitat County had the highest percentage of single mother families in poverty at 56.4%.

The lowest poverty rates for families headed by single mothers was found in Columbia County at 10.1%.

Families in poverty by household type

Family Type With
Married Couple 4.4% 2.5%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 13.6% 5.7%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 29.5% 8.3%

Average wages by county (map)

Average Wages, 1980

Inflation-Adjusted to 2021 Dollars

Per capita personal income by county

Per Capita Personal Income, 1980

Inflation-Adjusted to 2021 Dollars

Median household income estimates

Median Household Income Estimates by County: 1989 to 2019 and Projection for 2022

Distribution of income, wealth, and taxes across Washington households

This report is prepared pursuant to Section 708 of Third Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2127 (Sec. 708 3ESHB 2127). The overall objective of this study is to provide information on the distribution of income, wealth and taxes across Washington households as well as changes in the distribution of income, and wealth over time.