Other pages about the topic: Poverty

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

2017

Adams County had the highest percentage of single mother families in poverty at 43.7 percent.

The lowest poverty rates for families headed by single mothers was found in Wahkiakum County at 8.7 percent.

Families in poverty by household type

Family Type With
Children
Without
Children
Married Couple 4.7% 2.7%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 17.1% 6.4%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 31.2% 7.8%