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Children in single-parent families by ward in District of Columbia

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Children under age 18 who live with their own single parent either in a family or subfamily.

In this definition, single-parent families may include cohabiting couples and do not include children living with married stepparents. Children who live in group quarters (for example, institutions, dormitories, or group homes) are not included in this calculation.

Data Source

American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates. Table B09002. 


Updated December 2023

Last Updated

December 2023