Poverty rate among female-headed families with children in the Virgin Islands

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Poverty rate among female-headed families with children

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Percent and number of female-headed families (female householder, no husband present) with children (under 18 years), whose incomes fall below the federal poverty line (set by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget).  Percents are calculated out of the total number of female-headed households with own children in the household. 

Data Source: Virgin Islands Community Survey, Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands.  Table 1-16

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