Single parent families in Iowa

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

Single parent families has increased eight percent since 2009, to now almost one in three families.  It also has risen in over two-thirds of Iowa counties.
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Single parent families

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

Definitions: Percentage of families with children that are headed by a single parent

Data Source: United States Census Bureau