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Families in Poverty

Single female head of household families are more likely to be living in poverty compared to all other families
  • Of all families with one or two children, 10% are living in poverty.
    • For single female head-of-household families with one or two children, 26% are in poverty.
  • For all families with three or more children, the poverty rate is 19%.
    • Single female head-of-household families with three or more children have a poverty rate of 41%.