United States - number of families with a single father 1990-2018

This statistic shows the number of families with a single father in the United States from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, there were around 6.49 million families with a male householder and no spouse present in the United States.
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Number of families with a single father in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018
(in 1,000s)
Number of families in thousands
20186,485
20176,351
20166,452
20156,311
20146,162
20136,330
20126,231
20115,888
20105,649
20095,582
20085,255
20075,103
20065,067
20055,134
20044,901
20034,717
20024,663
20014,440
20004,277
19994,099
19983,977
19973,911
19963,847
19953,513
19943,228
19932,914
19923,065
19913,025
19902,907
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