Single-parent households and poverty

In Cuyahoga County, children living with only one parent are more likely to live in poverty than children living with two parents. 

Insights/Notes

In this case, families are two  or more related people living together. Each family has a householder, also sometimes called head of household.

Two thirds of Cuyahoga County’s poor families with children are headed by a single mother.

Source(s):
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2018 1-year Estimates