About This Statistic
This statistic shows the number of children in the United States who live with their parents, one parent or no parent on a timeline from 1970 to 2016.
Detailed figures for children living with either a mother or a father only can be found here. The figures for children living with other relatives or non-relatives have been added up for the "No parents" column. Detailed figures can be found at the source.
In 2016, about 20.23 million children in the United States lived with one parent.