Single Parents in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on single parents in the United States

This Statista dossier on single parents in the United States provides, among other information, figures and statistics on single mothers and fathers, on divorce rates, as well as on child support, and custody arrangements.

Table of contents

  • 1. Single parents
    • Number of families in the US by number of children 2000-2017

    • U.S. family households with children 1970-2017, by family type

    • U.S. children's living arrangements from 1970-2018

    • Number of U.S. children living in a single parent family 1970-2018

    • Number of U.S. kids receiving food stamps 2015, by living arrangement

    • U.S. catholics - view on children being raised by a single parent 2015

  • 2. Divorce and child support
    • Divorces in the U.S. from 1981 to 2016

    • U.S. - divorce rate 1990-2017

    • U.S. - divorce rate by state 2016

    • Number of custodial parents who received full child support in the United States 2015

    • Average child support received by custodial parents in the U.S. 2015

    • Reasons no legal agreements could be established for U.S. custodial parents, 2016

    • Noncash support received by custodial parents in the U.S. in 2016

    • Americans' moral stance towards divorce in 2018

  • 3. Single mothers
    • Number of families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Percentage of single mother households in the U.S. 2017, by state

    • Number of poor families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Poverty status of children living with single mothers, by marital status in U.S. 2017

    • Number of Hispanic families with a single mother in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Number of Black single mothers in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Number of Asian families with a single mother in the U.S. 2002-2017

    • Number of white, non-hispanic single mother households in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Work status of custodial mothers in the U.S. from 1993-2015

  • 4. Single fathers
    • United States - number of families with a single father 1990-2017

    • Single fathers in the U.S.: number of poor families 1990-2017

    • Number of Hispanic families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Number of Black families with a single father in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • Number of Asian families with a single father in the U.S. 2002-2017

    • Work status of custodial fathers in the U.S. from 1993-2015

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