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%

American Community Survey 2020 (Based on 2020 income)

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  • The presence of children is associated with higher poverty rates for families.
  • In 2021, the proportion of female-headed families with children living in poverty was 30.0%, considerably higher than the 9.3% of female-headed families without children present.

Data source:

E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

Last updated
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
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