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


Jefferson County had the highest percentage of single mother families in poverty at 63.7%.

The lowest poverty rates for families headed by single mothers was found in Columbia County at 17.8%.

Families in poverty by household type

Family Type With
Married Couple 3.9% 2.6%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 14.2% 5.9%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 30.0% 9.3%

Median household income estimates

Median Household Income Estimates by County: 1989 to 2021 and Projection for 2022

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

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.