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State & local government revenue sources

Washington state & local government revenue sources, Fiscal Year 2020

($ millions)

Language spoken at home

Persons Living in Households Where Language Other Than English Is Spoken

Age 5 and Over

Single-parent families as a percent of all families with children (mapped by county)


Ferry County had the highest percentage of single parent families with 55.1%.

Wahiakum County had the lowest share of single parent families, with 10.6%.

One-parent and two-parent families

Families with Children Under 18 Headed by Single Parents

Year Percent
2020 29.3%
2010 29.5%
2000 27.1%
1990 23.7%

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%