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%

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 2020, the proportion of female-headed families with children living in poverty was 29.5%, considerably higher than the 8.3% of female-headed families without children present.

Data source:

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

Last updated
Friday, August 12, 2022
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