Poverty rate of Black single mothers U.S. 1990-2018

Poverty rate of Black families with a single mother in the United States 1990 to 2018

by Erin Duffin, last edited Sep 18, 2019
Poverty rate of Black single mothers U.S.  1990-2018 This statistic shows the poverty rate of Black single parent families with a female householder and no spouse present in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018. In 1990, 48.1 percent of all Black families with a single mother in the United States lived below the poverty level. In 2018, that figure was at 29.4 percent. 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 Black families with a single mother in the United States 1990 to 2018

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