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Children in Single-Parent Families

Children in Single-Parent Families
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United States     24,718,000    24,725,000    24,647,000     24,689,000       24,444,000
35.0% 35.0% 35.0% 35.0% 35.0%
 
Oklahoma           216,000          311,000          316,000           317,000             317,000
36.0% 35.0% 36.0% 36.0% 35.0%

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center

 

Children in Single-Parent Families by Race
     2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # %
United States American Indian 355,000 53.0% 345,000 53.0% 329,000 52.0% 341,000 53.0% 333,000 52.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 559,000 17.0% 579,000 17.0% 557,000 16.0% 578,000 17.0% 568,000 16.0%
Black or African American 6,509,000 67.0% 6,493,000 67.0% 6,427,000 67.0% 6,382,000 66.0% 6,333,000 66.0%
Hispanic or Latino 6,890,000 42.0% 7,008,000 42.0% 7,044,000 42.0% 7,190,000 42.0% 7,180,000 42.0%
White 9,466,000 25.0% 9,358,000 25.0% 9,289,000 25.0% 9,181,000 25.0% 8,998,000 25.0%
Two or More Races 1,655,000 42.0% 1,703,000 43.0% 1,758,000 43.0% 1,797,000 42.0% 1,804,000 41.0%
Total 24,718,000 35.0% 24,725,000 35.0% 24,647,000 35.0% 24,689,000 35.0% 24,444,000 35.0%
            
Oklahoma American Indian 32,000 40.0% 33,000 41.0% 37,000 43.0% 33,000 41.0% 31,000 40.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 2,000 14.0% 2,000 12.0% - - -
Black or African American 50,000 71.0% 46,000 68.0% 47,000 70.0% 50,000 71.0% 42,000 64.0%
Hispanic or Latino 53,000 40.0% 48,000 36.0% 52,000 37.0% 57,000 40.0% 55,000 37.0%
White 142,000 29.0% 141,000 29.0% 141,000 29.0% 136,000 28.0% 140,000 29.0%
Two or More Races 50,000 42.0% 52,000 46.0% 49,000 43.0% 50,000 43.0% 56,000 44.0%
Total 316,000 36.0% 311,000 35.0% 316,000 36.0% 317,000 36.0% 317,000 35.0%

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center