Families in poverty by household type
|Male Householder, No Wife Present||14.8%||8.0%|
|Female Householder, No Husband Present||30.6%||8.8%|
American Community Survey 2016 (Based on 2016 income)
- The presence of children is associated with higher poverty rates for families.
- In 2016, the proportion of female-headed families with children living in poverty was 30.6 percent, considerably higher than the 8.8 percent of female-headed families without children present.
Last modified: August 16, 2018