U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed households 2017

Top 50 metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed family households in the United States in 2017

U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed households 2017 This statistic shows the 50 metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed family households in the United States in 2017. Albany in Georgia was ranked first with 24.27 percent of households led by single mothers in 2017.
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Top 50 metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed family households in the United States in 2017

Percentage of female-headed households
Albany, GA24.27%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX22.44%
Laredo, TX22.29%
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ21.16%
El Paso, TX20.26%
Florence, SC20.16%
El Centro, CA19.05%
Sumter, SC18.94%
Goldsboro, NC18.89%
Hammond, LA18.83%
Rocky Mount, NC18.56%
Hanford-Corcoran, CA18.34%
Jackson, MS18.2%
Merced, CA18.1%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX17.96%
Montgomery, AL17.95%
Macon-Bibb County, GA17.82%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR17.64%
Visalia-Porterville, CA17.41%
Mobile, AL17.33%
Fresno, CA17.13%
Monroe, LA17.01%
Corpus Christi, TX16.88%
Las Cruces, NM16.76%
Farmington, NM16.7%
Columbus, GA-AL16.69%
Warner Robins, GA16.67%
Baton Rouge, LA16.49%
Alexandria, LA16.44%
Greenville, NC16.42%
Tuscaloosa, AL16.34%
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA16.27%
Springfield, MA16.26%
New Orleans-Metairie, LA16.25%
Flint, MI16.21%
Bakersfield, CA16.16%
Odessa, TX15.78%
Columbia, SC15.58%
Savannah, GA15.5%
Waco, TX15.39%
Burlington, NC15.38%
Dover, DE15.38%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL15.3%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ15.24%
Pine Bluff, AR15.24%
Danville, IL15.23%
Yuma, AZ15.12%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX15.07%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL14.97%
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS14.9%
Percentage of female-headed households
Albany, GA24.27%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX22.44%
Laredo, TX22.29%
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ21.16%
El Paso, TX20.26%
Florence, SC20.16%
El Centro, CA19.05%
Sumter, SC18.94%
Goldsboro, NC18.89%
Hammond, LA18.83%
Rocky Mount, NC18.56%
Hanford-Corcoran, CA18.34%
Jackson, MS18.2%
Merced, CA18.1%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX17.96%
Montgomery, AL17.95%
Macon-Bibb County, GA17.82%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR17.64%
Visalia-Porterville, CA17.41%
Mobile, AL17.33%
Fresno, CA17.13%
Monroe, LA17.01%
Corpus Christi, TX16.88%
Las Cruces, NM16.76%
Farmington, NM16.7%
Columbus, GA-AL16.69%
Warner Robins, GA16.67%
Baton Rouge, LA16.49%
Alexandria, LA16.44%
Greenville, NC16.42%
Tuscaloosa, AL16.34%
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA16.27%
Springfield, MA16.26%
New Orleans-Metairie, LA16.25%
Flint, MI16.21%
Bakersfield, CA16.16%
Odessa, TX15.78%
Columbia, SC15.58%
Savannah, GA15.5%
Waco, TX15.39%
Burlington, NC15.38%
Dover, DE15.38%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL15.3%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ15.24%
Pine Bluff, AR15.24%
Danville, IL15.23%
Yuma, AZ15.12%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX15.07%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL14.97%
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS14.9%
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This statistic shows the 50 metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of female-headed family households in the United States in 2017. Albany in Georgia was ranked first with 24.27 percent of households led by single mothers in 2017.
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