Number of poor white, non-Hispanic single father households U.S. 1990-2018

This statistic shows the number of white, non-Hispanic families with a single father in the United States who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, there were about 324,000 white, non-Hispanic families with a single father living below the poverty level in the United States.
Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution is inability to afford basic human needs, which commonly includes clean and fresh water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing, and shelter.

Number of white, non-Hispanic families with a single father in the U.S. who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2018

Number of white families with a single father in thousands
2018324
2017335
2016348
2015376
2014395
2013430
2012387
2011403
2010336
2009399
2008365
2007308
2006309
2005298
2004304
2003241
2002207
2001270
2000236
1999231
1998197
1997258
1996267
1995257
1994241
1993248
1992225
1991190
1990163
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The Census Bureau defines a family as follows: "A family is a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such people (including related subfamily members) are considered as members of one family."

White alone, not Hispanic, No spouse present - With and without children under 18 years.

Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution is inability to afford basic human needs, which commonly includes clean and fresh water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing and shelter.
Further information regarding the poverty threshold can be accessed here.

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