Black households are less likely to include multiple earners than white households: Shares of nonelderly households with one earner vs. two or more earners, by race, 2018
|Earners in household||Black||White|
|Two or more earners||32.2%||48.4%|
Notes: White refers to non-Hispanic whites, black refers to blacks alone. Black households are households in which the head of household is black. White households are households in which the head of household is white. Nonelderly households are those in which the heads of household are ages 18–64.
Source: Authors’ analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata, 2018.