Families in poverty by household type
|Male Householder, No Wife Present||17.1%||6.4%|
|Female Householder, No Husband Present||31.2%||7.8%|
American Community Survey 2017 (Based on 2017 income)
- The presence of children is associated with higher poverty rates for families.
- In 2017, the proportion of female-headed families with children living in poverty was 31.2 percent, considerably higher than the 7.8 percent of female-headed families without children present.
Last modified: May 21, 2019