Change Indicator

Poverty rate among female-headed families with children in Virgin Islands

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Definition and Source



Percent and number of female-headed families (female householder, no husband present) with children (under 18 years), whose incomes fall below the federal poverty line (set by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget).  Percents are calculated out of the total number of female-headed households with own children in the household. 

Data Source

Virgin Islands Community Survey, Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands.  Table 1-16
2010 and 2020 data are from U.S. Census.


Last Updated

December 2022