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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Number of Related Children Under 18 Years - 2016

 

United States
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 41,358,725 4.8% 33,167,964 3.6% 5,565,966 10.8%
  1 or 2 children 28,811,866 13.2% 18,523,842 5.1% 7,598,502 31.7%
  3 or 4 children 6,924,237 24.6% 4,818,222 12.9% 1,669,412 56.7%
  5 or more children 691,134 42.3% 457,770 27.6% 189,507 77.2%
Oklahoma
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 500,555 4.9% 411,656 3.6% 58,807 11.4%
  1 or 2 children 356,813 15.4% 228,537 5.6% 90,484 39.0%
  3 or 4 children 93,825 28.1% 63,053 15.2% 23,228 64.1%
  5 or more children 10,538 45.6% 6,851 27.0% 3,037 82.1%
Canadian County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 16,100 2.4% 14,176 1.8% 1,380 9.6%
  1 or 2 children 13,364 8.4% 10,154 2.4% 2,356 34.8%
  3 or 4 children 2,668 10.0% 2,054 9.3% 212 35.4%
  5 or more children 350 26.0% 259 0.0% 0 -
Cleveland County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 37,641 4.8% 31,294 2.9% 3,947 13.6%
  1 or 2 children 26,814 8.5% 17,774 3.1% 5,646 21.1%
  3 or 4 children 5,729 11.1% 4,445 4.2% 722 47.0%
  5 or more children 592 8.4% 542 0.0% 50 100.0%
Oklahoma County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 91,668 3.9% 71,572 2.8% 13,214 7.0%
  1 or 2 children 70,341 15.1% 44,369 4.2% 19,543 38.5%
  3 or 4 children 18,275 32.1% 11,069 16.9% 5,993 63.2%
  5 or more children 2,609 42.3% 1,403 22.2% 1,074 70.9%
Oklahoma City Metro Area
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
  No child 167,965 4.0% 136,141 2.7% 20,421 9.6%
  1 or 2 children 126,618 12.5% 83,924 3.6% 30,738 35.0%
  3 or 4 children 30,512 25.7% 20,792 13.8% 7,341 62.3%
  5 or more children 3,916 36.7% 2,531 19.0% 1,162 72.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Families