District of Columbia
Statistics on children, youth and families in Washington, D.C. from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and DC Action
Families headed by a single mother by ward in District of Columbia
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Definition and Source
(Percent) Share of families headed by a single female, of all families with related children under 18.
U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 and 2010 Decennial Census.
All other years are from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates, Table S1101 Households and Families, Households with own children of the householder under 18 years
Updated December 2023