Poverty rate of Black single mothers 1990-2017

Poverty rate of Black families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990 to 2017

Poverty rate of Black single mothers 1990-2017 This statistic shows the poverty rate of Black single parent families with a female householder and no husband present in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016. In 1990, 48.1 percent of all Black families with a single mother in the U.S. lived below the poverty level. In 2017, that figure was 30.8 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 U.S. 1990 to 2017

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Poverty rate
201730.8%
201631.6%
201533.9%
201437.2%
201336.7%
201237.8%
201139%
201038.7%
200936.7%
200837.2%
200737.3%
200636.6%
200536.1%
200437.6%
200336.9%
200235.8%
200135.2%
200034.3%
199939.2%
199840.8%
199739.8%
199643.7%
199545.1%
199446.2%
199349.9%
199250.2%
199151.2%
199048.1%
Poverty rate
201730.8%
201631.6%
201533.9%
201437.2%
201336.7%
201237.8%
201139%
201038.7%
200936.7%
200837.2%
200737.3%
200636.6%
200536.1%
200437.6%
200336.9%
200235.8%
200135.2%
200034.3%
199939.2%
199840.8%
199739.8%
199643.7%
199545.1%
199446.2%
199349.9%
199250.2%
199151.2%
199048.1%
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This statistic shows the poverty rate of Black single parent families with a female householder and no husband present in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016. In 1990, 48.1 percent of all Black families with a single mother in the U.S. lived below the poverty level. In 2017, that figure was 30.8 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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