Children living in single-parent families

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Definitions: The percent of children living in single-parent households. These figures are based on five-year estimates from the American Community Survey. Calculations take the estimated population under 18 years in households with unmarried householders divided by the total estimated population in family households under 18. Children living in nonfamily households are not included.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, [Year] American Community Survey

Available at: http://factfinder2.census.gov [B09005]

Footnotes: Updated December 2017.
Calculation = (("In male householder, no wife present, family" + "In female householder, no husband present, family") / "In family households")