Number of poor Hispanic families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2018

This statistic shows the number of Hispanic families with a female householder and no spouse present in the U.S. who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2018. Hispanics can be of any race. In 2018, about one million Hispanic families with a single mother were 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 Hispanic families with a single mother in the U.S. who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2018

Families in thousands
20181,002
20171,089
20161,055
20151,166
20141,262
20131,290
20121,266
20111,272
20101,270
20091,066
20081,007
2007968
2006881
2005876
2004872
2003792
2002717
2001711
2000664
1999717
1998756
1997767
1996823
1995792
1994773
1993772
1992664
1991627
1990573
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Further information regarding the poverty threshold can be accessed here.

Female householder, no spouse present - with and without children under 18 years.

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."

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