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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Number of Related Children Under 18 Years - 2017

 

Subject United States
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 42,164,348 4.8% 33,886,914 3.6% 5,594,602 10.5%
  1 or 2 children 28,844,851 12.4% 18,653,909 4.7% 7,482,676 30.4%
  3 or 4 children 6,926,828 23.4% 4,840,185 11.9% 1,632,843 55.9%
  5 or more children 695,136 40.0% 466,566 25.2% 186,807 73.1%
 
Subject Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 501,160 5.3% 412,786 4.0% 58,111 13.2%
  1 or 2 children 353,265 15.3% 218,418 5.8% 97,224 34.3%
  3 or 4 children 99,488 26.8% 67,582 14.8% 25,531 57.1%
  5 or more children 10,231 40.3% 6,798 24.7% 2,749 79.6%
 
Subject Canadian County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 16,135 3.3% 13,786 2.0% 1,520 5.0%
  1 or 2 children 13,323 7.3% 9,404 1.0% 2,989 18.4%
  3 or 4 children 3,529 12.1% 2,879 9.4% 544 28.7%
  5 or more children 214 0.0% 214 0.0% 0 -
 
Subject Cleveland County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 33,850 3.8% 27,470 3.1% 3,825 11.1%
  1 or 2 children 26,956 7.4% 17,180 2.1% 6,828 23.4%
  3 or 4 children 6,542 11.5% 5,474 6.0% 606 60.1%
  5 or more children 769 57.7% 340 4.4% 429 100.0%
 
Subject Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 91,667 4.8% 71,342 3.4% 13,098 12.0%
  1 or 2 children 67,483 13.9% 41,980 5.3% 18,418 30.8%
  3 or 4 children 21,587 31.8% 12,992 17.5% 6,968 59.2%
  5 or more children 1,443 49.2% 958 44.3% 453 63.1%
 
Subject Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 9,622 6.2% 7,842 4.7% 982 22.6%
  1 or 2 children 6,346 16.0% 4,195 7.2% 1,680 33.5%
  3 or 4 children 1,346 21.4% 1,080 19.9% 228 32.0%
  5 or more children 163 0.0% 163 0.0% 0 -
 
Subject Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  No child 164,804 4.3% 133,075 3.2% 20,463 10.8%
  1 or 2 children 123,959 11.6% 80,122 4.2% 31,430 28.4%
  3 or 4 children 36,336 25.3% 24,668 13.8% 9,254 57.1%
  5 or more children 2,999 39.9% 2,044 23.5% 923 77.5%

Data for Kingfisher, Lincoln and Logan counties available in December.

An "-" entry in the estimate column indicates that there are too few sample observations available to compute an estimate.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Families, Table S1702.