Poverty rate of families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2017

Poverty rate of families with a single father in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017

Poverty rate of families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2017 This statistic shows the percentage of families with a male householder with no wife present in the U.S. who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2017. In 1990, 12 percent of the families with a single father lived below the poverty level in the U.S. 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.
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Poverty rate of families with a single father in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017

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Poverty rate
201712.4%
201613.1%
201514.9%
201415.7%
201315.9%
201216.4%
201116.1%
201015.8%
200916.9%
200813.8%
200713.6%
200613.2%
200513%
200413.4%
200313.5%
200212.1%
200113.1%
200011.3%
199911.8%
199812%
199713%
199613.8%
199514%
199417%
199316.8%
199215.8%
199113%
199012%
Poverty rate
201712.4%
201613.1%
201514.9%
201415.7%
201315.9%
201216.4%
201116.1%
201015.8%
200916.9%
200813.8%
200713.6%
200613.2%
200513%
200413.4%
200313.5%
200212.1%
200113.1%
200011.3%
199911.8%
199812%
199713%
199613.8%
199514%
199417%
199316.8%
199215.8%
199113%
199012%
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This statistic shows the percentage of families with a male householder with no wife present in the U.S. who live below the poverty level from 1990 to 2017. In 1990, 12 percent of the families with a single father lived below the poverty level in the U.S. 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.
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