Children in single-parent families

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Definitions: Percentage of children under 18 who live with their own unmarried parent.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year Estimates.

Footnotes: Single-parent families may include cohabiting couples or a parent and child living with another relative. Children living with married stepparents are not considered to be in a single-parent family.
S=data are suppressed when estimate is unreliable.

 Updated on 7/21/2017